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speculum obturator

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Dates
1800
1850
1800-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1976.6.25
Description
A long wooden shaft, a rounded head at one end and with a pedestal-type mounting at the other end.
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Accession Number
1976.6.25
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
A long wooden shaft, a rounded head at one end and with a pedestal-type mounting at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1800
1850
1800-1850
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "last half of 19th c."
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 15.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish has worn off in areas, especially around the head.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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