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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp [print]

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Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050008
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plai…
Accession Number
002050008
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Anatomy -- pictorial works
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plain border; paper still flexible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Site Made (City)
Amsterdam
Site Made (Country)
Holland
Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
"Rembrandt van Ryn pinoc 1632 // T de Frey f: aquforti 1798 // DEMONSTRATION ANATOMIQUE, // faite par le celebre Medicine Nicolas Tulp. // Profesfeur d'anatomic a Amsterdam, l'An 1683 // le tableau original se trouve au Theatre // anatomique d'Amsterdam."; repeated in Dutch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box D
Length
44.0 cm
Width
36.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily foxed and yellowed paper; missing minor piece on bottom edge and 1.5 cm tear at upper left edge
Copy Type
reproduction
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Zygmont, Bryon. “Rembrant, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp.” Khan Academy. Accessed February 23, 2017. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/monarchy-enlightenment/baroque-art1/holland/a/rembrandt-the-anatomy-lesson-of-dr-tulp
Research Facts
The original portrait, painted by Dutch Baroque Rembrandt van Rijn in 1632, depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson. It was commissioned to hang in the board room of the Guild of Surgeons, a group that Tulp had become a reader of three years before. Tulp is shown as the only man wearing a hat, showing his elevated position over his pupil, as he demonstrates how arm muscles are attached to the body using forceps. He was known to give theory lessons twice a week in Amsterdam with one public autopsy a year being conducted. The painting shows the 1632 autopsy that used the body of a criminal, an executed thief named Adriaen het Kint as their cadaver. The surgeon in the centre towards the back holds a sheet of paper that lists the names of all the men in participating in the lesson, many of whom would have paid for the honor of being included in the composition.
Though it was one of Rembrandt’s earlier works, The Anatomy Lesson remains one of his most well-known paintings; the skill is evident in the expressive, recognizable faces of the surgeons and the dynamic contrast between light and dark. Rembrandt does, however, some artistic liberties, particularly as the surgeon would have begun with opening the chest cavity in an autopsy as opposed to beginning with an arm.
This was also one of the first painting that Rembrandt signed with his forename as opposed to RHL which he had used on previous ones, likely showing his increasing confidence in his artistic abilities.
Prev. # L42 / AMP344
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Dates
1955
1961
1955-1961
Collection
Dr. Hans Westenberg Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
005007001
Description
A glass bowmeter (pulse measuring device); the device is a curved tube, sealed at each end; the tube is filled with an amber coloured liquid with a bubble in it; along the tube are a series of black and red dots (one red, four black, one red, four black, one red); there is a string tied on to the d…
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Accession Number
005007001
Collection
Dr. Hans Westenberg Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
A glass bowmeter (pulse measuring device); the device is a curved tube, sealed at each end; the tube is filled with an amber coloured liquid with a bubble in it; along the tube are a series of black and red dots (one red, four black, one red, four black, one red); there is a string tied on to the device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The donor first used this device during his medical studies at the University of Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam) in the late 1950s where Prof. Borst was faculty chairman; the donor believes everyone who wished to gradate used one and every clinical clerk, intern, and resident would carry one of these in there pocket with the string tied to a button on their jacket; Dr. Westenberg brought this instrument with him when he came to Canada in 1961 and used it for a while, although he believes this measure may not have been widely used beyond Prof. Borst and his students in Amsterdam.
Maker
Probably custom made at the University of Amsterdam.
Site Made (City)
Amsterdam
Site Made (Country)
Netherlands
Dates
1955
1961
1955-1961
Date Remarks
The donor says these devices were used in the late 1950s, and he brought this one to Canada in 1961.
Material
glass: clear
liquid: amber
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
"WESTENBURG" hand printed on a piece of tape on the device
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 14.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor surface wear; the piece of tape is deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Hans Westenburg; CD #1
Research Facts
The donor believes that Prof. Borst (best known for his low protein diet for people in acute renal failure) had these objects made up by one of his technicians; this devices was used to measure the height of a patient's jugular venous pressure; before the development of diuretics in the mid-1961s for patients suffering from renal failure, this instrument was a method of determining whether congestive heart failure was improving or deteriorating - an elevated jugular vein pulse could indicate a backup in the right atrium of the heart; one end was placed on the patient's sternal notch, about 5 cm above the right atrium in a person lying down - the other end would be placed on the highest point of the jugular vein in the anterior neck.
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commemorative stamp

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2876
Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001839
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
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Accession Number
996001839
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Education, Pharmacy -- ephemera
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Australia Post
Site Made (City)
Melbourne
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: brown; blue; red; white; black; yellow; green; pink
Inscriptions
"Centenary of Pharmaceutical Education in Australia // PHILATELIC BUREAU MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA 3000
// FIRST DAY OF ISSUE // 6 MAY 1981 // Australia 22c"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.1 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or tears
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
See back of envelope
Images
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mounted ivory tusk

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13684
Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020516
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with…
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Accession Number
010020516
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Tooth
Dentistry -- veterinary
Description
Small ivory tusk mounted on a dark brown wood base with a green felt bottom; tusk is ivory in colour and tapers towards the end to form a dull point; the base of the tusk has small grooves in it which are beige in colour which gradually disappear towards the tip; there is a sticker on the felt with the maker's information printed in black ink and a date handwritten in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
C.J. & F.L. Cooper
Site Made (City)
Frenchman Bay
Site Made (State)
Western Australia
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1-May-75
circa May 1, 1975
Date Remarks
Date is handwritten on bottom of base
Material
ivory: ivory, beige
wood: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in ink on sticker on the bottom of base: "Hand made by // C.J. & F.L. // COOPER // Frenchman Bay // W.A. 6330"; handwritten in ink on sticker: "MAY 1/75"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
There are two small cracks in the ivory at the tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
Images
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Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007044
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular form; stainless steel; with transparent rubber coating; transparent rubber attachment to top; input socket for wires; maker and unit information etched into front surface. Weight: 63.0 g.
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Accession Number
994007044
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular form; stainless steel; with transparent rubber coating; transparent rubber attachment to top; input socket for wires; maker and unit information etched into front surface. Weight: 63.0 g.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
rubber: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
etched to front surface: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // 174 / 50
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm. x Depth 5.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #3; CD #1
Exhibit History
Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology Unit Dec. 1994
Images
Less detail
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007060
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with rubber epoxy casing; rubber attachment to top, with split wire inserted to one side; wire encased in epoxy rubber; maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface Note: in wire: length 13.0 width 7.0
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Accession Number
994007060
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with rubber epoxy
casing; rubber attachment to top, with split wire inserted to one side; wire
encased in epoxy rubber; maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface
Note: in wire: length 13.0 width 7.0
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // 174 50
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 5.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
Exhibit History
"Pacemakers: Technology Development," HDH, 14 Feb. 2007
Images
Less detail
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007061
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with rubber epoxy casing; rubber attachment to top, with split wire inserted to one side; maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface Note: in wire: length 13.0 width 7.0
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Accession Number
994007061
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with rubber epoxy
casing; rubber attachment to top, with split wire inserted to one side;
maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface
Note: in wire: length 13.0 width 7.0
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // 174 50
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 5.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
Images
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pulse generator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact146
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007091
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; cloudy white rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to one end of attachment; stainless steel unit encased in epoxy; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces
  1 image  
Accession Number
994007091
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; cloudy white rubber
attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to one end of attachment;
stainless steel unit encased in epoxy; maker mark, name and information
engraved to front and back surfaces
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
epoxy: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // S A414482099;
Engraved to back: MODEL 171 // VVI // PROGRAMMABLE // PULSE GENERATOR //
THIS SIDE AWAY // FROM MUSCLE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.4 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; #3: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #3
Images
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pulse generator

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007092
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy encasing; rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces
  1 image  
Accession Number
994007092
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy
encasing; rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to
to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to
front and back surfaces
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
epoxy: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // S A403899109;
Engraved to back: MODEL 171 // VVI // PROGRAMMABLE // PULSE GENERATOR //
THIS SIDE AWAY // FROM MUSCLE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.4 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #3
Images
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pulse generator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact148
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007093
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy encasing; rubber attachment to top; with insert for wire to one side; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back
Accession Number
994007093
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy
encasing; rubber attachment to top; with insert for wire to one side;
maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
epoxy: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // S A403345109;
Engraved to back: MODEL 171 // VVI // PROGRAMMABLE // PULSE GENERATOR //
THIS SIDE AWAY // FROM MUSCLE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.4 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong
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