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veterinary bloodletting fleam

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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
Dr. Martin T. Jeremias Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004015004
Description
19th century English veterinary bloodletting instrument, folding fleam with three grey metal double-edged curved 7.7 cm. blades in graduating sizes that fold into a curved brass shield; blades rotate out to almost 360'; one blade has incised name of maker.
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Accession Number
004015004
Collection
Dr. Martin T. Jeremias Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
Phlebotomy
Veterinary Medicine
Description
19th century English veterinary bloodletting instrument, folding fleam with three grey metal double-edged curved 7.7 cm. blades in graduating sizes that fold into a curved brass shield; blades rotate out to almost 360'; one blade has incised name of maker.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Martin T. Jeremias to the University of Alberta and its library; collection was then donated to the museum via Dr. Merrill Distad
Maker
G. GREGORY
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Date based on research
Material
metal: gold, grey
Inscriptions
Stamped on blade: "G. GREGORY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Length
7.8 cm
Width
2.7 cm
Depth
0.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
measured when closed and at fullest point of shield
Condition Remarks
All blades are showing signs of black staining; visible scratches are present all over the object.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.medicalantiques.com/medical/Scarifications_and_Bleeder_Medical_Antiques.htm; http://www.alllancets.com/Braspg2.html
Research Facts
The fleams used for veterinary purposes were placed over the jugular vein of the neck most commonly and inserted with the help of a fleam stick. This was a heavy wooden club used to drive the blade in with a quick motion (so the horse didn’t know what hit him).
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glass cupping cup

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1022
Dates
1780
1850
circa 1780-1850
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997038001
Description
Glass cupping cup, which consists of a hand-blown cup with a round open top and lip; the sides of the cup are rounded and the bottom is somewhat bulbous; there is a flat section on the base, which allows the cup to sit upright
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Accession Number
997038001
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- cup
Description
Glass cupping cup, which consists of a hand-blown cup with a round open top and lip; the sides of
the cup are rounded and the bottom is somewhat bulbous; there is a flat section on the base, which
allows the cup to sit upright
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James J. A. Fraser, 1955 Queen's University Faculty of Medicine graduate 1916-1917
Dates
1780
1850
circa 1780-1850
Date Remarks
Free-blown glass cups were not found after the 1850's, when molds came into use; likely made between 1780 and 1850
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Depth
6.3 cm.
Diameter
5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass shows several small scratch marks as well as a small chip at the side and a chip out of the lip; there is one large scratch mark on the side, near the lip; #2: glass chipped, has two cracks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., p. 117
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Dates
1790
1830
circa 1790-1830
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997038002 a-c
Description
Scarificator in a leather two piece box, which consists of (a) a square four-sided brass scarificator that has a flat round metal decorative holding piece at the left and right side, a metal cocking lever, and a heart-shaped blade adjustor at the top and a release lever at the top right; there are …
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Accession Number
997038002 a-c
Collection
Dr. James J. A. Fraser Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Scarificator in a leather two piece box, which consists of (a) a square four-sided brass scarificator that has a flat round metal decorative holding piece at the left and right side, a metal cocking lever, and a heart-shaped blade adjustor at the top and a release lever at the top right; there are also small metal screws on the front and back and two on the top; the bottom of the scarificator has 16 long rectangular slots where blades will come out when the top lever is cocked; the scarificator fits into (b) a square leather-covered cardboard box that has an open top and a V-shaped notch cut into one side; the notch accomodates the release lever; the opposite side wall is lower, as part of it has broken off; a box lid (c) fits over the bottom; the top is square at the base and rounded into a domed semi-circle at the top; there is a small hole in the top that accomodates the cocking lever; black thread can be seen along one side, where a tear was sewn shut
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 3.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 5.5 cm.
b - box bottom - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
c - box lid - Size: Length 4.6 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 4.1 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James J. A. Fraser, 1955 Queen's University Meds graduate
Dates
1790
1830
circa 1790-1830
Date Remarks
Style of blades are pointed
Material
metal: grey; yellow
leather: brown
paper: grey
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
(a) There are several deep scratches on the sides of the scarificator, but no corrosion is visible; the cocking and release levers both work, but the blade adjustor will not move; (b) the box base shows a great deal of wear; half of one side has been broken off and another side is also broken; the top (c) also shows a great deal of wear and the sides have split; one has been repaired with black thread
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., p. 119
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surgeon's pocket case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5297
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre…
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Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Urinary catheterization
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre of the inside to hold instruments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gum lancet - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 10.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 15.4 cm
d - caustic holder - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
e - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
f - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - tenaculum - Size: Length 11.2 cm
h - case - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Thomas Bickerton Edminson of Toronto.
Maker
Boog; G. McLeod
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Date Remarks
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/people/cp47937/boog
Material
metal: silver (tarnished)
shell: mottled brown
leather: brown
fabric: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
Pocket case is in dilapidated condition; #3: leather is stiff; case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Petit's spiral tourniquet

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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.13.1
Description
Screw-type tourniquet with webbing and a chamois-covered pad held on the webbing by a leather strap; ebony handle attached by brass screw to main brass screw, steel buckle.
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Accession Number
1930.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Tourniquets
Amputation
First Aid
Description
Screw-type tourniquet with webbing and a chamois-covered pad held on the webbing by a leather strap; ebony handle attached by brass screw to main brass screw, steel buckle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquire from the Academy of Medicine; source is possibly Dr. or Mrs. A.J. Johnson; used by Dr. C. Philbrick (1816-1885).
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
fabric: green; yellow
leather: beige
wood: black
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-8
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
Leather very fragile; #2: the leather is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Canniff, pp. 555-558; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Philbrick came to Toronto c 1850; 1852 professor of surgery, Trinity College.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
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Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - lancet - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm
b - lancet - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c - case body
d - case top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: mottled brown
metal: silver
leather: tan; red
Inscriptions
"WEISS, LONDON"; "CAST STEEL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
case worn; #2: fragile; #3: the paper case is torn and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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cupping set with scarificator

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
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Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- set
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
c - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
e - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
f - syringe - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
g - valve - Size: Length 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Gilbert Parker.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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Southey's capillary trocar

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1934.5.6 a-e
Description
A fine, straight trocar with ivory handle and cover; there are four spaces for cannulae in the handle, but only two are present.
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Accession Number
1934.5.6 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A fine, straight trocar with ivory handle and cover; there are four spaces for cannulae in the handle, but only two are present.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
trocar - Size: Length 6.1 cm
handle - Size: Length 0.9 cm
cover - Size: Length 4.6 cm
cannula
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
ivory: light yellow
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
The handle was dirty and yellowed with grey scuffs. The steel shaft and the silver cannulla were tarnished. Two cannulae missing; a fine rubber drainage tube is also missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, 1890, p. 358 (similar item to Fig. 1278; different pattern on case); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for capillary drainage.
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Petit's spiral tourniquet

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1934.6.6
Description
Operative brass and leather parts of a screw tourniquet consisting of an integral handle and a large screw attached to two thick plates; hand-stitched leather pad attached.
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Accession Number
1934.6.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Tourniquets
Amputation
First Aid
Description
Operative brass and leather parts of a screw tourniquet consisting of an integral handle and a large screw attached to two thick plates; hand-stitched leather pad attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated in 1988 by Dr. J.R. Langstaff; owned and used by Dr. R.L. Langstaff, the donor's father, who loaned the artefact to the AM in 1934.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
leather
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-8
Dimension Notes
Length 8.25 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1948.1.1 a-c
Description
Lancet case (c) with two thumb lancets (a,b).
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Accession Number
1948.1.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Lancet case (c) with two thumb lancets (a,b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thumb lancet - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 1.0 cm
b - thumb lancet - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c - case - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 7 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H.A. Milbrook; owned by Thomas Clark Macklem.
Maker
Evans (a); Charrière (b)
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
silver
tortoise shell
Inscriptions
Inside case inscribed with: "Thos. C. Macklem, Chippawa from Jno. T. Metcalfe"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Profession in U.C.," by Canniff, pp. 494-6; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Thomas Clark Macklem 1817-1859, b. Chippawa on Niagara River; ed. c 1838 Edinburgh, Mcgill; practised in Chippawa area.
Exhibit History
“On loan L-2016-4” to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 201
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