From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
On piece that connects the tenaculum to the handle: "S Maw // London"
Storage Room 0010
Length 12.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Handle is cracked.
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
A walnut veneer, brass-bound box (x) with a brass lockplate and nameplate; two loose trays lined with velvet; contains 24 instruments: (a) tourniquet of brass, webbing, and leather, patented 1855; (b) trephine of brass and steel; (c) trephine handle made of synthetic horn; (d,e) flat retractors wit…