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laryngeal guillotine

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.52.1
Description
An L-shaped metal tube with a wooden handle at one end and two tiny cutting loops at the other end; a lever at end of handle is pressed to move the the cutting loops.
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Accession Number
1969.52.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
An L-shaped metal tube with a wooden handle at one end and two tiny cutting loops at the other end; a lever at end of handle is pressed to move the the cutting loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.A.S. Vokes.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record has "19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Forceps for removing growths from larynx and vocal cords" - Register AM4416.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.58.1
Description
Twelve-blade scraificator; stars on body for correct reorientation of parts after blade change.
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Accession Number
1969.58.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Twelve-blade scraificator; stars on body for correct reorientation of parts after blade change.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.R. Langstaff (on loan in 1934 by his father, Dr. R.L. Langstaff).
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record has "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.60.1 a-v
Description
Rectangular mahogony wooden chest (v) with brass handle contains medicines in bottles: (a) bottle without a top; (b-d) measurement bottles with stoppers; (e-g) bottles with stoppers; (h) bottle with a broken neck; (i-j) measurement bottles without stoppers; (k-m) measurement bottles, small size, wi…
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Accession Number
1969.60.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Description
Rectangular mahogony wooden chest (v) with brass handle contains medicines in bottles: (a) bottle without a top; (b-d) measurement bottles with stoppers; (e-g) bottles with stoppers; (h) bottle with a broken neck; (i-j) measurement bottles without stoppers; (k-m) measurement bottles, small size, without stoppers; (n) pestle; (o) graduated beaker; (p-q) jars with metal tops; (r) wooden tray with compartments; (s) drawer; (t) 5-grain weight; (u) 1/2-scruple weight; handle fits into a handle-shaped depression in a brass plate that is screwed to the top of the chest; both lengthwise face of chest is a drop-down panel connected to main body of chest by hinges at bottom; panels when fully extended create space to put bottles and implements; each panel has a lock mechanism; custom seven compartments hold bottles upright over drawer that can be opened from either side; tray dividers lift out; some bottles with minor amounts of contents.
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - bottle
b-d - bottle
e-j - bottle
k-m - bottle
n - pestle
o - beaker
p-q - jar
r - tray
s - tray
t - weight
u - weight
v - case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Springweiler & Co. Makers
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
wood
glass
metal
fabric
Inscriptions
Impressed on ledge of drawer, "Springweiler & Co. MAKERS, LONDON"; on bottles: "a) Sodae Bi-Carb; b) Spt. Camph; c) Spt. Aether Nit; d) Pulv. Jalap; e) Pulv. Ipecac; f) Tr. Acuniti P. B.; g) Pulv. Rhei; h) Tr.Hyosci; i) Quin. Sulph.; j) Pulv. crethes opium; k) Podophyllin; l) Hyd. w Cleta; m) Antim. Tart
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-8
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 10.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
b-d - bottle - Length 11.1 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
e-j - bottle - Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
k-m - bottle - Length 4.7 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
n - pestle - Length 6.3 cm
o - beaker - Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
p-q - jar - Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
r - tray - Length 14.9 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
s - tray - Length 21.2 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
t - weight
u - weight
v - case - Length 23.5 cm x Width 11.7 cm x Depth 22.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Several bottles are broken; velvet lining in some of the compartments and drawers are torn and worn; glass stoppers are stuck in a number of the bottles; no bottle in the drawer marked "calomel"; manufacturers' name on label inside front door has been obliterated; #3: minor nicks and scratches in surface of wooden case; inlay missing from keyhole; tope handle had signs of use but no corrosion; both doors open easily (need to be tied to stay shut); front inner door has remnants of a green paper label, worn, torn, but firmly affixed; two bottles missing from one side; bottle (h) broken, with the neck missing entirely; there was a chip in the bottom of bottle (g) and contents were exposed, 0.5 cm in diameter, and the label was torn; there is a crack in the neck of (i); there is a chip in the lip of (j), 3.6 cm x 0.7 cm; the handles of the lower tray were worn, but no corrosion; there was a crack along the bottom edge of one side of the tray, 6.2 cm long; the inner velvet lining was worn; there was no corrosion on the scale weights, or lower jar lids; one lower bottle (calomel) was missing; one label had fallen off some object and was at the bottom of the tray; no chips or cracks in the measuring glass; lid of bottle (p) very loose; stopper of (r) loose.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display in the "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1969.73.1
Description
Hand-blown clear glass infant feeding bottle with a tapered neck and a hole in one side; shaped like a cylindrical bottle with flat base, very small opening at top and large lipped opening on front; rough pontil mark on flat base; lots of mini seed bubbles in glass; wide lips around both openings.
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Accession Number
1969.73.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Feeding Methods
Description
Hand-blown clear glass infant feeding bottle with a tapered neck and a hole in one side; shaped like a cylindrical bottle with flat base, very small opening at top and large lipped opening on front; rough pontil mark on flat base; lots of mini seed bubbles in glass; wide lips around both openings.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
14.5 cm
Diameter
6.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cracking on the neck; air bubbles in the glass; cracking on the side vent; abrasions adjacent to the side vent; wear on base.
Copy Type
Original
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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1830
1860
circa 1830-1860
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1969.75.1
Description
Oval-shaped hand-blown glass infant feeding bottle rests on one flat side; small opening / spout at one end with a rounded lip and opposite with flat end; cream cotton cloth cover with linen string wrapped tightly over fabric closure over this opening; larger standing opening with wide lip on top; …
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Accession Number
1969.75.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Description
Oval-shaped hand-blown glass infant feeding bottle rests on one flat side; small opening / spout at one end with a rounded lip and opposite with flat end; cream cotton cloth cover with linen string wrapped tightly over fabric closure over this opening; larger standing opening with wide lip on top; slightly rough pontil at end opposite spout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1830
1860
circa 1830-1860
Material
glass: transparent
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
18.0 cm
Width
9.8 cm
Depth
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Abrasions and scratches on bottom; small bubble adjacent to large opening on top; rough edges on inside of lip around large opening; one rough area on outside edge of this lip
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Fabric and string covering are not original, but added for demonstration purposes.
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drum microscope

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) b…
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Accession Number
1969.77.1 a-ac
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Drum microscope in a case (ac); microscope is cylindrical from top to bottom; body slides in drum by rack and pinion fixed stage spring; rack attached to drum; pinion to tubular sleeve in which the body fits; consists of (a) microscope; (b) Lieberkühn; (c) condenser; (d) speciment holder (?); (e) brass cup with glass bottom; (f) brass container/cap; (g) arm for stage condenser; (h) monocular/condenser (?); (i) specimen tube; (j) stage forceps; (k) ivory and black disc for stage; (l) plate for lock (not part of set); (m) brass forceps; (n-s) objectives; (t-y) ivory sliders; (z) slide with unlabelled sample; (aa) slide of cardiac muscle fibre; (ab) drawer in case.
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 25.5 cm
b - Lieberkühn
c - condenser
d - specimen holder (?)
e - brass cup
f - brass container/cap
g - arm for stage condenser
h - monocular/condenser (?)
i - specimen tube
j - stage forceps
k - disc
l - plate for lock
m - forceps
n - objective #3
o - objective #2
p - objective #5
q - objective #6
r - objective #1
s - objective #4
t - ivory slider
u - ivory slider
v - ivory slider
w - ivory slider
x - ivory slider
y - ivory slider
z - slide
aa - slide
ab - drawer
ac - case - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-3
Temporary Location
Microscope and three slides (t-v): On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Rack damaged; non-working.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.80.2
Description
Metacarpal saw with a long, tapering, narrow, serrated blade and a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.80.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- metacarpal
Description
Metacarpal saw with a long, tapering, narrow, serrated blade and a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: dark grey
Inscriptions
"DOWN LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Kelsey's proctotomy knife

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.80.3
Description
Pointed proctotomy knife with wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.80.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Description
Pointed proctotomy knife with wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Tiemann & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Tiemann catalogue p. 417; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet calls this artifact "Blizard's probe pointed knife."
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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.80.4
Description
Bistoury, curved to the right, with a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.80.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- bistoury
Description
Bistoury, curved to the right, with a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: dark grey
Inscriptions
"Weiss, London [logo]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet names this artifact "Weiss probe pointed knife"
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dressing forceps

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.80.5
Description
Long, straight, narrow forceps with a slide catch.
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Accession Number
1969.80.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Bandages
Description
Long, straight, narrow forceps with a slide catch.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Shepard & Dudley
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
"SHEPARD & DUDLEY, N.Y"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-5
Dimension Notes
Length 19.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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