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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1979.24.1
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
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Accession Number
1979.24.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle slightly cracked at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
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.
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knives in wooden canister

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Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.100
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.100
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // SEABURY & JOHNSON // New York USA // BRANCHES: LONDON, HAMBURG, SYDNEY, MONTREAL // LABORATORIES: EAST ORANGE, N.J."; "Flesh"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusty and dirty; top missing.
Copy Type
Original
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surgeon's silk isinglass plaster

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.101
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.101
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with ornate markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Seabury and Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "SURGEON'S SILK ISINGLASS PLASTER // PREPARED BY // SEABURY AND JOHNSON // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // NEW YORK & LONDON"; "This Plaster Is Applied By Wetting. It Is Very Adhesive, Waterproof, and Spread With Chemically Pure Isinglass Incorporated With Salicylic Acid."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid missing; dents.
Copy Type
Original
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Zona's flexine plaster

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.102
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
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Accession Number
1980.18.102
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Description
A cylindrical, "roll-type" plaster tin with cross-hatched markings and printed information around the surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "Zona's // Flexine Plaster // A Rubber Adhesive Plaster on Extra Heavy Silk // Absolutely Waterproof Soft and Pliable"; on bottom: "CC+ 10¢ inch"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is missing; dirt obscures printed material in some areas.
Copy Type
Original
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pharmacy bottle

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.103
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and medium-wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; almost full of brown seeds.
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Accession Number
1980.18.103
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A glass bottle with a cylindrical body, sharply angled shoulders and medium-wide neck ending with a lip; cork closure; paper label; almost full of brown seeds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Colgate
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: dark yellow; black
seeds: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "TAYLOR'S // ANTISEPTIC PHARMACY // (THE PHARMACY OF THE PEOPLE) // DISPENSING CHEMIST // 1649 Kingston Rd. Birch Cliff, Ont. HO. 0355 // Plantain Sem [handwritten] // French [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row G
Length
14.3 cm
Diameter
6.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label has yellowed; torn in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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pharmacy bottle

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.105 a-b
Description
Long, cylindrical hand-blown glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and lip; ground glass stopper; rough pontil.
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Accession Number
1980.18.105 a-b
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Long, cylindrical hand-blown glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and lip; ground glass stopper; rough pontil.
Number Of Parts
2
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-1
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patent medicine bottle

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.106
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with slight shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a slightly wider collar.
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Accession Number
1980.18.106
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with slight shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a slightly wider collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: translucent light aqua
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row E
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patent medicine bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7712
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.107
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar; bottom has indented circle.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.107
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders that taper into a wide neck ending in a collar; bottom has indented circle.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
glass: translucent light aqua
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row G
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patent medicine bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7713
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.108
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
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Accession Number
1980.18.108
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Flat glass bottle with pronounced, rounded shoulders that connect with a narrow neck ending in a collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Fellows and Co. Chemicals
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: translucent light aqua
Inscriptions
Embossed vertically on body of bottle: "FELLOWS & CO. // CHEMISTS // ST. JOHN, N.B."; embossed on bottom: "22".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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