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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037275
Description
An ether dropper that is comprised of a long, cylindrical narrow metal tube that is bent towards the tip; the tube extends upwards into another cylindrical metal housing, which is enclosed in a cork stopper; the top of the stopper fits snugly into a circular metal disc with grip-like ribbing around…
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Accession Number
997037275
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
An ether dropper that is comprised of a long, cylindrical narrow metal tube that is bent towards the tip; the tube extends upwards into another cylindrical metal housing, which is enclosed in a cork stopper; the top of the stopper fits snugly into a circular metal disc with grip-like ribbing around the circumference; the main tube extends through this disc along with a much shorter tube; each tube curves outwards and the main tube steps to a flared opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
metal: brownish-black
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Length
10.8 cm
Width
3.6 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Dropper shows some oxidation and inactive corrosion; cork stopper is worn and cracked on the tapered end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, 1915, p. 2009 similar to item B/-288-289, except there is no regulation valve
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13796
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
998015001
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Accession Number
998015001
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.1 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber with minor lifting at the bottom; spouts show evidence of minor red corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website; "Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, 6th Ed."St. Louis, Missouri. 1895; p. 21 (similar to model # 3003)
Research Facts
Ether was created and used during the 1840's to eliminate pain during surgery. American physician Crawford W. Long noticed that his friends felt no pain when they injured themselves while staggering around his office while under the influence of ether and then thought about its potential during surgery.
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Bennett's inhaler

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3298
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001116 a-d
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (…
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Accession Number
997001116 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (c,d) fit onto and over the ends of the tubes; the tips are both conical in shape with a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. F. J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the cannister has the words, "HARTZ CO. // DETROIT - CLEVELAND // TORONTO // PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion is visible; the bakelite tips are complete and undamaged; #2: returned in same condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #182; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2001 (item B/-22); "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 23 (item 1253)
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit; Bracken Library Exhibit "Boning Up on Anatomy"; Sept 9, 2002-Sept. 29, 2003
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Bennett's inhaler

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3299
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001117 a-d
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (…
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Accession Number
997001117 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (c,d) fit onto and over the ends of the tubes; the tips are both conical in shape with a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. H.C. Mabee; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the cannister has the words, "HARTZ CO. // DETROIT - CLEVELAND // TORONTO // PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion is visible; the bakelite tips are complete and undamaged, except for a very small chip missing from the outer tip edge of (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #183; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2001 (item B/-22); "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 23 (item 1253)
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001118 a-d
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (…
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Accession Number
997001118 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (c,d) fit onto and over the ends of the tubes; the tips are both conical in shape with a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the cannister has the words, "// PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion is visible; the bakelite tips are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #184; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2001 (item B/-22); "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 23 (item 1253)
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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side holl…
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Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side hollow cylindrical tube off from the central tube; the side tube ends with a hollow, bulbous glass attachment with a very narrow cylindrical glass tube at its end; this glass tube has a pinhole opening at the end; a gauge pin (b) fits into the top of the central metal tube; the gauge pin is made of round flat metal with a solid cylindrical piece attached to the bottom; the cylindrical piece has threading on its outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anaesthetic inhaler - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - gauge pin - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The G E Bauer Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Date Remarks
Pat. Feb. 1901, Oct. 1902
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "G E BAUER'S ETHYL-CHLORID C.P. // THE G E BAUER CHEM. CO. CLEVELAND // PAT. FEB 1901, OCT. 1902" are stamped into the metal of the outside edge of the cannister
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear; no staining or corrosion is visible; the glass is complete with no damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #285; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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portable anaesthetizing outfit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6127
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1969.461.1 a-e
Description
Anaesthesia machine on a wooden base (a) with a wooden case (b); has two gauges, a pressure gauge and a suction gauge; 16-oz. ether bottle (c); a stopper and two attached sections of tubing (d); an electric cord with plugs (e).
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Accession Number
1969.461.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Suction and Drainage
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- machine
Description
Anaesthesia machine on a wooden base (a) with a wooden case (b); has two gauges, a pressure gauge and a suction gauge; 16-oz. ether bottle (c); a stopper and two attached sections of tubing (d); an electric cord with plugs (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - apparatus - Size: Length 40.3 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 27.0 cm
b - case - Size: Length 40.0 cm x Width 25.8 cm x Depth 28.0 cm
c - ether bottle - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
d - stopper and tubing - Size: Length 195.0 cm
e - electric cord - Size: Length 206.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Sklar (motor); Ingram & Bell (apparatus)
Site Made (Country)
USA (motor); Canada (apparatus)
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: black; silver
wood: brown
glass: clear
rubber: black
leather:
Inscriptions
On metal plate riveted to top of motor: "SKLAR NOISELESS MOTOR // [logo] // 1/12 H.P. R.P.M. 1725 // 110 VOLTS TYPE M // AC CURRENT Serial 293 // J. SKLAR MANUFACTURING CO // BROOKLYN, N.Y."; also on top of motor is a label with: "WINNIPEG CALGARY // [oval with logo in centre, a large "B" with an "I" threaded through the holes; around this, in the oval, are the words INGRAM & BELL LIMITED] // TORONTO MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: The rubber requires special treatment; there is severe corrosion on the rings that hold the bottles.
Copy Type
Original
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Yankauer ether mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6602
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1973.5.31
Description
Ether mask with a solid frame, wire mesh tear-shaped form; tear-shaped spring with loop handle holds gauze over form.
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Accession Number
1973.5.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- mesh
Description
Ether mask with a solid frame, wire mesh tear-shaped form; tear-shaped spring with loop handle holds gauze over form.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row D
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly corroded; gauze is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Esmarch's ether mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7615
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1979.21.46
Description
A semi-spherical wire mask for covering nose and mouth.
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Accession Number
1979.21.46
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- wire
Description
A semi-spherical wire mask for covering nose and mouth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
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.
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Jennings mouth gag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8055
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.3.11
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
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Accession Number
1980.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Date Remarks
Record says, "First half 20th C."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Ann Baillie exhibit: The Trouble with . . . Tonsils! Sept. 2004
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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