A long wooden shaft, a rounded head at one end and with a pedestal-type mounting at the other end.
Number Of Parts
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Accession sheet has, "last half of 19th c."
Storage Room 0010
Length 15.9 cm
Finish has worn off in areas, especially around the head.
UHN artefact files;
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.