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Braun's vaginal depressor

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1988.15.4
Description
A double-ended, rod-shaped handle terminating in ovoid loops, one at each end, one larger than the other; marked with two makers' names on either side of the handle.
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Accession Number
1988.15.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
A double-ended, rod-shaped handle terminating in ovoid loops, one at each end, one larger than the other; marked with two makers' names on either side of the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. M. Swain for Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth.
Maker
Caswell Hazard & Co./Ford
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On one side of handle: "Caswell Hazard & Co."; on the other side: "Ford"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 24.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth (M.D. Victoria College 1867) practised in various parts of Ontario from 1869-1892, ending up in Toronto.
Images
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