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Douglas' Infant Tablets

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Description
Small wooden bottle / vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
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Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- in infancy and childhood -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Small wooden bottle / vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Feb. 1994 in Toronto.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
wood: brown
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
Douglas // Infant Tablets // for babies and young Children // Northrop & Lyman Co. Ltd. Toronto, Canada // No. 4333 the Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act
Permanent Location
(a,b) Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
(c) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Flaps of box at one end are very unstable and have been reattached using some kind of archivist tape; slight wear and discolouration of paper generally
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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stomach pump and enema apparatus

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Dates
1870
1915
circa 1870-1915
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997002487 a-n
Description
Fine grade mahoghany case (a) containing combined lever stomach pump and enema apparatus consisting of: case has brass fittings, oval inscription plate (blank) inlaid on top, moulded faded brown velvet-covered interior housing a brass lever pump (b) with decorative maufacturers plate on the barrel…
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Accession Number
997002487 a-n
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Suction
Irrigation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Suction and Drainage -- stomach pump
Description
Fine grade mahoghany case (a) containing combined lever stomach pump and enema apparatus consisting of: case has brass fittings, oval inscription plate (blank) inlaid on top, moulded faded brown velvet-covered interior housing a brass lever pump (b) with decorative maufacturers plate on the barrel, two taps, hand which shuts passage of liquid towards which its point is turned, piston pump with ivory handle, lever and a broken detached spring (m); ebony torque (c); gum elastic stomach tube with rounded tip (d); straight rubber hose tube with brass fittings (e); rubber hose tube with narrowed brass tip (f); ivory conical nozzle (g); ivory hourglass-shaped nozzle (h); ivory cylindrical-shaped nozzle with rounded tip (i); ivory hourglass-shaped nozzle with side attachment (j); metal cylindrical attachment for pump (k); wooden oral screw (l); metal spring (m); metal key for case (n).
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 30.3 cm x Width 18.5 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
b - pump - Size: Length 24.3 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
c - torque - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - tube with rounded tip (bent) - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
e - straight tube - Size: Length 23.9 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - tube with narrowed metal tip (bent) - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
g - conical nozzle - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
h - hourglass-shaped nozzle - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
i - cylindrical nozzle - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
j - nozzle with side attachment - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
k - metal cylinder - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
l - oral screw - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
m - spring - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
n - key - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
S. Maw Son & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1915
circa 1870-1915
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
wood: brown, black
fabric: brown
metal: yellow, silver, black
ivory: cream, yellow
rubber: red, brown, black
Inscriptions
Embossed on brass label (b): "S. MAW & SON & THOMPSON . LONDON * TRADEMARK *"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Condition Remarks
Case has wood split in several areas, preventing lid complete closure; velvet is slightly faded; ivory tools have developed a patina; wax paper covers on rubber hoses is in tatters, little remains; like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"Analysing the English Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum"; "Aloe's Illustrated & Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physicians; Supplies & Hospital Furnishings," Aloe, A. S. Co.. 6th ed. St. Louis, 189-. pg 330 (model: Lever stomach pump)
Research Facts
The name MAW has bee associated with a whole range of British made chemists' sundries, dressings, surgical appliances and instruments since the early 17th century. The company grew out of a wholesale druggist company in London, later instrument maker. The company was founded by Hornby & Maw in 1807, was listed as george Maw & Son in 1826, S. Maw & saon in 1860 and S. Maw & Son & Thompson in 1870. In 1901 it was still in Maw hands as S. Maw, Son & Sons with an address of 55 Aldermanbury, London.
Exhibit History
On display in the Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall removed January 27, 2010
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Babcock intestinal forceps

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034002
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a…
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Accession Number
997034002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a triangular cutout
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on top of forceps: "Lawton // STAINLESS"; on bottom, "GERMANY" is stamped into the metal; engraved on top: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear and minor staining visible; no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. C3 (similar to item CB-035-08-W)
Research Facts
Used in general surgery for grasping tissue: bowel, appendix, nodes
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Payr intestinal clamp

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034218
Description
Intestinal clamp, which is a plier-like instrument consisting of two blades attached to handles with four hinged joints and a screw on either side of each joint; the blades are straight with rounded edges and rounded tip; the inside of the blades have longitudinal serrations; the handles are straig…
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Accession Number
997034218
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Intestinal clamp, which is a plier-like instrument consisting of two blades attached to handles with four hinged joints and a screw on either side of each joint; the blades are straight with rounded edges and rounded tip; the inside of the blades have longitudinal serrations; the handles are straight with rounded edges and rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DOWN ENGLAND STAINLESS" stamped into metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-10
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining and scratches; clamp closes
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., by Downs Surgical PLC, c. 1982, p. C6 (similar to item #CB-219-02-D)
Research Facts
Medium-sized crushing bowel clamp used during bowel resections.
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Bainbridge intestinal clamp

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034371
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Accession Number
997034371
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instrument Catalog," Lawton Co., 1980, p. 158
Research Facts
This instrument is used for clamping the bowel without crushing it during surgery.
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034386
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
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Accession Number
997034386
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal: "GERMANY STAINLESS Lawton"; engraved on instrument: "GENERAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. P-167 (similar to item #10-0135)
Research Facts
This instrument is used for grasping and holding tissue.
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Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp

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Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034518
Description
Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp is scissor-like, with a snap catch ratchet and box lock joint; the blades are long and gently curving upwards; the inside of the blades have non-crushing longitudinal grooves; the tips are rounded and smooth.
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Accession Number
997034518
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp is scissor-like, with a snap catch ratchet and box lock joint; the blades are long and gently curving upwards; the inside of the blades have non-crushing longitudinal grooves; the tips are rounded and smooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Lawton // STAINLESS // GERMANY" stamped into handle; "July 72 OR Gen" engraved on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The blades do not come together properly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. 177 (similar to item #10-0476)
Research Facts
This is a non-crushing intestinal clamp used for resection and anastomosis..
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Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp

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Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034519
Description
Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp is scissor-like, with a snap catch ratchet and box lock joint; the blades are long and gently curving upwards; the inside of the blades have non-crushing longitudinal grooves; the tips are rounded and smooth.
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Accession Number
997034519
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Mayo-Robson intestinal clamp is scissor-like, with a snap catch ratchet and box lock joint; the blades are long and gently curving upwards; the inside of the blades have non-crushing longitudinal grooves; the tips are rounded and smooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Lawton // GERMANY // STAINLESS" stamped into handle; "O.R. Gen 71" engraved on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. 177 (similar to item #10-0476)
Research Facts
This is a non-crushing intestinal clamp used for resection and anastomosis.
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anastomosis button

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is no staining or corrosion visible; the bottom and top join together and come apart easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92)
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anastomosis button

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
London
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The outside edge of the bottom has the words "DOWN // LONDON" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The button arrived very tarnished; the metal shows minor wear only; no staining or corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92)
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