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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden c…
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Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Enema -- instrumentation
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden case (f) with two hinges and a front lock; has velvet lining inside; lid has broken off.
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 20.0 cm
b - nozzle, straight - Size: Length 8.5 cm
c - nozzle, L-shaped - Size: Length 7.0 cm
d - nozzle - Size: Length 5.5 cm
e - wooden piece - Size: Length 4.5 cm
f - case - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Arthur Dill Kelly; belonged to Dr. John Gray of Glasgow.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c"
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
bone/ivory: off-white
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-14
Condition Remarks
Case badly broken; instruments greasy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. John Gray, who qualified at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow in 1828 and then practised in Aberdeen; brought to Canada by his son, John Gray, who immigrated to Canada ca. 1860 and settled in Coldwater; left to Mrs. Kelly by Miss Katherine Gray, John Gray's last surviving child and Mrs. Kelly's aunt.
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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002042
Description
Cylindrical white milk glass jar of mentholatum ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) closure and thin oilskin cap liner (c) full of thick gold substance; tan paper label includes product name, directions for use, the manufacturer's name, address, and signature of authenticity.
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Accession Number
014002042
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
Cylindrical white milk glass jar of mentholatum ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) closure and thin oilskin cap liner (c) full of thick gold substance; tan paper label includes product name, directions for use, the manufacturer's name, address, and signature of authenticity.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Mentholatum Co.
Site Made (City)
Bridgeburg
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: white
metal: silver
paper: tan
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MENTHOLATUM // AN EXTERNAL APPLICATION TO RELIEVE OR SOOTHE // SORE THROAT, HEADACHE , BURNS, CATARRH, MUSCULAR RHEUMATISM // BRUISES, SUNBURN, CHAPPED HANDS, CROUP, // HAY FEVER, INSECT BITES, ETC. // DIRECTIONS: APPLY OVER PART AFFECTED; BARBERS // WILL FIND THIS AN // ANTISEPTIC AND HEALING APPLICA- // TION AFTER CLOSE SHAVING // IF NOT IN DRUG STORE // MAILED ON RECEIPT // OF PRICE. // SEE DIRECTIONS // IN BOOKLET”; embossed on cap: "MENTHOLATUM"; embossed on jar's base: "MENTHOLATUM // REG // TRADE // MARK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Printed on label.
Research Facts
Product used to treat skin and muscular illnesses, as well as other common illnesses.
Images
Less detail