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vision-testing trial lens case

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Dates
1908
1930
circa 1908-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1982.5.1
Description
An optometry trial case in a wooden box with customized slots for lenses with size labels, holding 248 lenses for testing eyesight; three spectacle half-framed for inserting test lenses ranging in dates from 1908-1935; lens polishing cloths; sight testing chart, gauge for testing lens strength; ast…
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Accession Number
1982.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests -- instrumentation
Description
An optometry trial case in a wooden box with customized slots for lenses with size labels, holding 248 lenses for testing eyesight; three spectacle half-framed for inserting test lenses ranging in dates from 1908-1935; lens polishing cloths; sight testing chart, gauge for testing lens strength; astigmatic variable prism; retinoscope; black cardboard diaphragms with white/blue and red centre; vial of homoatropic hydrochloride and cocaine hydrochloride.
Number Of Parts
259
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously owned by Dr. J. W. Scott.
Dates
1908
1930
circa 1908-1930
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver; black; cream; grey
paper: cream; black
glass: transparent
plastic: cream
fabric: pink
ink: black; blue; red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-11
Condition Remarks
#2: leatherette is peeling off case; lid is loose; #3: some contents in fragile case should be housed separately; case needs to be brushed; lenses should be returned to correct slots; should create a customized storage box (detailed condition report by Queen's University Dept. of Conservation in donor file).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments," A. S. Aloe, 1985, p. 196 (same as model #4627)
Research Facts
This vision test kit would have been used by an eye doctor, specifically an optometrist; an optometrist uses lenses, prisms, and vision therapy to enhance and improve visual function; also known as "oculists' trial case."
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Dudgeon's sphygmograph

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Cardiology
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1982.5.11
Description
A sphygmograph in a leather box lined with velvet and silk; arrow on box lid indicates British military supplies; the numbers 1929 could be the supply order number and not the date.
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Accession Number
1982.5.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Cardiology
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- British
Military Medicine -- War
Description
A sphygmograph in a leather box lined with velvet and silk; arrow on box lid indicates British military supplies; the numbers 1929 could be the supply order number and not the date.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. Hymans, Surgical Instrument Manufacturers
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
metal: silver
leather: black
fabric: blue
paint: yellow
Inscriptions
Marked in gold on lid: "19 [upward arrow] 29"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Condition Remarks
Box has many wormholes
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/objects/display?id=92214
Research Facts
Blood pressure is measured and recorded using a sphygmograph. It is strapped to the wrist. The pulse beat is transmitted to a lever which records it on smoked paper. The first efficient sphygmograph was designed by Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904) in 1863. This example belonged to Dr Robert Ellis Dudgeon (1820-1904). He was a prominent figure in homeopathy. Dudgeon also made his own changes to Marey’s original design. It was made by instrument maker J. Gauter in 1876. In the late 1800s, physiology teachers used sphygmographs to visually demonstrate blood pressure. Instruments such as this were also valuable diagnostic aids. They were the predecessor of the modern arm cuffs physicians now use to measure blood pressure.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1982.5.20
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Accession Number
1982.5.20
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Percussion
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
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Skiascopic hood

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
1982.5.5
Description
A metal cylinder with a metal diaphragm in one side; on the perimeter of the diaphragm and on the left side is a scale with divisions from 5 to 25; to be used with an incandescent lamp.
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Accession Number
1982.5.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmology
Physical Examination
Description
A metal cylinder with a metal diaphragm in one side; on the perimeter of the diaphragm and on the left side is a scale with divisions from 5 to 25; to be used with an incandescent lamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
On the scale: "5 // 10 // 15 // 20 // 25"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-7
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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sphygmograph receptor

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1982.5.7
Description
A metal instrument resembling a 4-legged spider, with a short shaft extending from the "body" down to a saucer-shaped piece of metal; a large set screw comes out from the "body" at a right angle.
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Accession Number
1982.5.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
A metal instrument resembling a 4-legged spider, with a short shaft extending from the "body" down to a saucer-shaped piece of metal; a large set screw comes out from the "body" at a right angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber diaphragm missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
When placed over the heart or a vein, the instruments registers pulsation.
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optical trial eyeglasses

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1982.7.1 a-m
Description
A long, narrow case covered in black fabric and lined with velvet containing 10 pairs of spectacles for ascertaining the size of eyeglasses suitable for the patient; rimless, pince-nez type with gold-coloured metal nosepieces; a paper label inside lid gives sizing information.
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Accession Number
1982.7.1 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Vision
Description
A long, narrow case covered in black fabric and lined with velvet containing 10 pairs of spectacles for ascertaining the size of eyeglasses suitable for the patient; rimless, pince-nez type with gold-coloured metal nosepieces; a paper label inside lid gives sizing information.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
case - Size: Length 28.5 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott, from the effects of his father.
Maker
Consolidated Optical Co., Ltd.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Material
fabric: black; brown
metal: yellow
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: a logo: "CONSOL // THE MARK OF // QUALITY"; below this, "EYEGLASSES" followed by 12 lines of measurements, with additional hand-printed information; then, "Dimensions based on 0 eye // "Consol" Specialities // Consol Frames // Sta zon Eyeglasses // Velcote Temples // Consolidated [cursive] // OPTICAL COMPANY // LIMITED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-11
Condition Remarks
Lid and closing fold detached; #2: the lid has come off the case.
Copy Type
Original
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urethral injection syringe

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1982.9.1 a-b
Description
A glass syringe with a glass (?) plunger fits into a wooden cylinder.
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Accession Number
1982.9.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
Drug Therapy
Description
A glass syringe with a glass (?) plunger fits into a wooden cylinder.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
syringe
cylinder - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. M.E. Albertson of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy attached to accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Given to Dr. Albertson by Dr. Louis Joseph Sebert (1886-1942), U of T 1911, when he retired from practice.
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homeopathic medicine chest

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1983.16.1 a-ee
Description
Thirty corked bottles (a-dd) of homeopathic pellets in a wooden box (ee) with lid and key plate; inside of lid and bottom of box is lined with red paper; edges above bottle compartments lined with red velvet; inside of lid has a paper label affixed listing contents: 1. Aconitum nap. 3 (a) 2. Arnica…
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Accession Number
1983.16.1 a-ee
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
Description
Thirty corked bottles (a-dd) of homeopathic pellets in a wooden box (ee) with lid and key plate; inside of lid and bottom of box is lined with red paper; edges above bottle compartments lined with red velvet; inside of lid has a paper label affixed listing contents:
1. Aconitum nap. 3 (a)
2. Arnica mont. 3 (b)
3. Arsenicum alb. 6 (c)
4. Belladonna 3 (d)
5. Bryonia alb. (e);
6. Calcarea Carb. (f);
7. Cantharsis 3 (g)
8. Carbo veg. 6 (h)
9. Chamomilla 3. (i)
10. China officinalis 3. (j)
11. Cina 3. (k)
12. Cocculus 3. (l)
13. Coffea crud. 3. (m)
14. Drosera rotund. 3. (n)
15. Dulcamara 3. (o)
16. Hepar sulph. (p)
17. Ifnatia amara 3. (q)
18. Ipecacuanha 3. (r)
19. Kahli bichrom. 3. (s)
20. Merc. sol. Hahn. 6. (t)
21. Nux vomica 3. (u)
22. Petoleum 3. (v)
23. Phosphorus 3. (w)
24. Pulsatilla 3. (x)
25. Rhus. toxicod. 3. (y)
26. Sambucus nig. 3. (z)
27. Songia mar. tost. 3. (aa)
28. Sulphur. 6. (bb)
29. Veratrum alb. 3. (cc)
30. Arnical tinct. (dd)
Number Of Parts
31
Part Names
aa-dd - bottles - Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
ee - box - Length 15.0 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Mr. Wallace Beatty.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel, Homeopathic Pharmacists
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
cork: brown
fabric: red
paper: white; red
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Box: Length 12.5 cm; Width 14.3 cm; Height 7.5 cm. Bottle (approximate for all bottles): Length 6.3 cm; Width 1.7 cm; Depth 1.7 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.homeoint.org/cazalet/boericke/story.htm
Research Facts
Boericke & Tafel is the longest running homeopathic pharmaceutical company in the United States, still running as of 2018, while it started (under a different name and ownership) in 1835. Boericke and Tafel also published books on homeopathy, and their families intermarried. The popularity of homeopathy dwindled after about 1915 in the United States, but rose again in the 1980s and 90s.
Chamomile has a long history of medicinal use. It's natural soothing and anti-inflammatory properties make it great at helping to soothe all kinds of coughs. It's also helpful to add chamomile to your syrup for it's natural calming capabilities, to help you sleep better while getting over your cough.
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1983.22.10
Description
Proctoscope consists of a wide metal tube with a handle at right angles; a 26.5-c19m rubber tube emerges from the base of the tube and has a rubber bulb at the end.
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Accession Number
1983.22.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
Proctoscope consists of a wide metal tube with a handle at right angles; a 26.5-c19m rubber tube emerges from the base of the tube and has a rubber bulb at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Miller Surgical Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
Rubber is deteriorating; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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anaesthesia chloroform drop bottle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1983.22.16
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
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Accession Number
1983.22.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
T. C. W. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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