Long, slender, wooden handle with a disc-shaped head that has a rubber bumper around its perimeter; head unscrews from handle.
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Storage Room 0010
Rubber bumper deteriorating--dried, cracked, almost split in one area; #2: Rubber requires special treatment
UHN artefact files;
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.