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uterine syringe irrigator set

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
000008003 a-c
Description
Irrigator with case; is wood case (a) iexterior covered in black fabric and interior with salmon-coloured velvet and metal latches; on the inside there are sections which hold the items inside securely; (b) syringe is a glass tube with a metal plunger and a leather stopper; Bakelite ends at the top…
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Accession Number
000008003 a-c
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- uterine
Description
Irrigator with case; is wood case (a) iexterior covered in black fabric and interior with salmon-coloured velvet and metal latches; on the inside there are sections which hold the items inside securely; (b) syringe is a glass tube with a metal plunger and a leather stopper; Bakelite ends at the top and bottom; the bottom Bakelite end is threaded so the syringe can attach to irrigator (c) with one end threaded with a leather gasket so it attaches to (b) without leaking; the other end has two rows of holes to let the irrigation fluid pass through.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - case
b - syringe
c - irrigator
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Item similar to one in catalogue of that date.
Material
paper: black
plastic: black
fabric: pink
metal: silver
glass: clear
leather: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the side of the glass tube (b) in ink is a scale "10 20 40 60" with a mark for every unit in between.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Length
a - 21.0 cm b - 12.2 cm c - 20.2 cm
Width
a - 5.5 cm b - 12.2 cm c - 1.2 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 2.1 cm c - 1.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some signs of corrosion on (a); the paper covering the case is beginning to peel at the corners and fray on the back hinge; (b) the glass is dirty and the leather is beginning to crumble; (c) there is some dirt on the threaded part.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 469 (similar to item number 7398)
Research Facts
Used to introduce liquids such as water or medicine into the uterus; for treatment or cleaning.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Sanative Wash

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Dates
1888
1915
circa 1888-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
014002035 a-c
Description
Cylindrical transparent glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck full of opaque brown liquid; tan paper label wraps around bottle; label has manufacturer's name, address, proprietary legal information, a price, directions for use, and a sketched portrait of the manufactu…
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Accession Number
014002035 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intravaginal
Feminine Hygiene Products
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- vaginal
Description
Cylindrical transparent glass bottle (a) tapered at neck with tan cork closure stuck in neck full of opaque brown liquid; tan paper label wraps around bottle; label has manufacturer's name, address, proprietary legal information, a price, directions for use, and a sketched portrait of the manufacturer's head and shoulders with her signature and logo: product used as a douche or vaginal cleaner; one piece tan rectangular cardboard box (b); one piece folded tan paper leaflet (c) printed both sides with product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 3.6 cm
b – box - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 4 cm x Depth 4 cm
c – leaflet - Size: Length 16.0 cm x 10.1 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1888
1915
circa 1888-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: "For Vaginal Injections, // (Liquid Form). // PRICE, 25 c PER BOTTLE. // The Proprietary of Patent Medicine Act. // (No. 57.) // Yours for Health // Dissolve one teaspoonful of the wash // in one pint of warm water and use once // a day, as a VAGINAL INJECTION OR // DOUCHE. In severe cases two tea- // spoonfuls may be used instead of one." printed on box: "LYDIA E. PINKHAM’S // SANATIVE // WASH // (LIQUID FORM) // PREPARED BY LYDIA E. PINKHAM // MEDICINE COMPANY // MONTREAL P. Q. // FULL DIRECTIONS INSIDE // SOLD BY DRUGGISTS // The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. No. 57”; printed on the leaflet: "FOR LEUCORRHOEA // Lydia E. Pinkham’s Sanative Wash // LIQUID FORM // This valuable article has been on the market for the // last thirty years, and has been used quite extensively with // very beneficial results. The only objections to it has been // its form – it has always been put up as a dry herb-packet // which required steeping and straining before it could be // used. If any prefer this form, either because they // have become used to it or for any other reason, they can // still obtain it in the old style. // Apply once a day as a vaginal injection // (or douche) by means of any good fountain syringe. It // is best first to take a cleansing douche. // For this purpose // use warm water in which has been dissolved powdered // borax (one heaping teaspoonful to a quart of water), or //as much castile soap as you would use in washing, or // ”Paxtine” according to the directions on the package. // The Sanative Wash is useful not only in cases of grave // ailments, but is of great value to check slight disturbances // of the secretions, to which nearly all women are liable // at one time or another. // The discharge from the nose caused // by a cold in the head is familiar to all. it results from an // inflammation of the mucous membrane. But the mucous // membrane exists in other parts of the body, particularly // those to which the Sanative Wash is especially intended to // be applied, and is there liable to a similar affection by which // a similar discharge is occasioned. Whenever this appears, // it should at once be checked and prevented by the use of // the Sanative Wash. Just as a neglected cold in the head be- // comes chronic, taking the form of catarrh, so does this dis- // charge, which is known as Leuccorhoea, or more popularly // "the Whites." // There should be no delay in treating this discharge, as // besides uncleanness and discomfort the irritation caused by // it may bring about ulcerations and other serious conditions. // price, twenty-five cents per bottle. // LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE COMPANY. // LYNN, MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed, shows minor wear and minor tears along edges of bottle label; cork is stained with a minor crack running through its middle and a dark brown stain on one side; box is fade, shows minor wear, surface grime, minor stains
Copy Type
Original
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wishbone intrauterine device

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1988.7.1
Description
Two flexible wires terminating in broad, blunt tips are held together for half their length by a spiral of wire and are mounted on a thin disk.
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Accession Number
1988.7.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Female
MM= Contraceptive Devices -- intrauterine device
Description
Two flexible wires terminating in broad, blunt tips are held together for half their length by a spiral of wire and are mounted on a thin disk.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. M. Bryant; belonged to his uncle, Dr. Cullen Bryant.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: yellow; black
Inscriptions
On underside of disk: "14 KT GOLD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2 There was a black discolouration at the centre of the base and along the spiralling centre, possibly from wear; #3: tarnish and wear on metal surfaces, particularly on coiled column.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Bryant; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Also known as a stem pessary, the item is a forerunner of the intrauterine device; donor's remarks: device belonged to his uncle, Dr. Cullen Bryant, gr. Medicine, U of T, 1926.
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003;
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.27 a-b
Description
A long metal shaft with a slightly curved end that has a series of holes: 6 columns of 3 tiny holes near the tip and 4 columns of two long holes each at the curve; stylet (stuck inside) is wide at the tip to wedge between the two types of holes; the other end splits into a Y, with a curved arm and …
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Accession Number
1975.3.27 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- uterine
Description
A long metal shaft with a slightly curved end that has a series of holes: 6 columns of 3 tiny holes near the tip and 4 columns of two long holes each at the curve; stylet (stuck inside) is wide at the tip to wedge between the two types of holes; the other end splits into a Y, with a curved arm and a straight arm; a plug for the curved end is attached by a 4-inch chain; stylet protrudes from the straight arm.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - douche - Size: Length 29.0 cm
b - stylet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
J. Stevens
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"J. STEVENS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-10
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Simpson uterine sound

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.50
Description
Long, straight heavy wire with a flat rounded handle; sound is graduated in inches; olive tip, slightly flared at 2 1/2 inches; marked at every inch from 2 1/2" to 9 1/2"; grooves on same side of handle as marks on sound.
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Accession Number
1975.3.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- uterine
Description
Long, straight heavy wire with a flat rounded handle; sound is graduated in inches; olive tip, slightly flared at 2 1/2 inches; marked at every inch from 2 1/2" to 9 1/2"; grooves on same side of handle as marks on sound.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
Tiemann
Site Made (Country)
USA / Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 31.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Siebold's uterine scissors

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1975.3.73
Description
Scissors with long, straight shanks, screw pivot joint hidden by a flap of metal, and short, curved, pointed blades; scissors detach quite readily at the pivot.
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Accession Number
1975.3.73
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Scissors with long, straight shanks, screw pivot joint hidden by a flap of metal, and short, curved, pointed blades; scissors detach quite readily at the pivot.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: grey; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal has blackened over half the surface of the scissors; rust has formed at the pivot areas, the blades, and on the undersides of the arms.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Schlotterbeck's vaginal speculum

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.6.18
Description
Chrome-plated vaginal speculum with two blades that are opened manually.
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Accession Number
1976.6.18
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Chrome-plated vaginal speculum with two blades that are opened manually.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Maker
Schlotterbeck & Co.
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Patent date of Feb. 24, 1874 inscribed on item.
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Inscribed on blades: "Schlotterbeck & Co. Portland ME"; on upper screw: "PatD. FEB 24 1874"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating wearing off; missing nut; rust on blades; left rivet has been replaced by a copper rivet.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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uterine curette set

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.6.33
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Accession Number
1976.6.33
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation and Curettage -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- uterine
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Condition Remarks
#2:The leather is very stiff and brittle; the snap has detached from the leather flap.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Hegar uterine dilator

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.9.14
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
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Accession Number
1976.9.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Betz
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating has worn off; spotted with surface oxidation.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 180 (similar to item #3N1202); CD #UHN
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Hegar uterine dilator

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1976.9.15
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
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Accession Number
1976.9.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Uterine dilator is a sausage-shaped item like a flattened "S" with a slilght indentation in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Betz
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating has worn off; surface spotted with oxidation.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 180 (similar to item #3N1202); CD #UHN
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