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Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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hypodermic tablets vial

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Accession Number
1981.30.1
Description
A glass vial originally containing cocaine hydrochloride tablets 1 1/8 grains; cork closure; two paper labels; control #1503; vial is empty.
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Accession Number
1981.30.1
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A glass vial originally containing cocaine hydrochloride tablets 1 1/8 grains; cork closure; two paper labels; control #1503; vial is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: off-white
ink: blue; red
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
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morphine sulphate hypodermic tablets vial

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Accession Number
1981.30.2
Description
A glass vial containing morphine sulphate tablets 1/4 grain; paper label; cork stopper; Lot no. C 212 D; Note: poison.
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Accession Number
1981.30.2
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A glass vial containing morphine sulphate tablets 1/4 grain; paper label; cork stopper; Lot no. C 212 D; Note: poison.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Park, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: amber
paper: light yellow
ink: red
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
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Stille bone chisel

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.30.3
Description
Chrome-plated bone chisel resembling a spike, with a knob at the larger end and tapering to a flat cutting edge; size 12.
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Accession Number
1981.30.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Chrome-plated bone chisel resembling a spike, with a knob at the larger end and tapering to a flat cutting edge; size 12.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
A monogram consisting of a "J" and "S" superimposed is stamped into the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x WIdth 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gallaher bone rasp

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.30.4
Description
Chrome-plated rasp has a handle with a finger ring which tapers to a smaller shank, followed by an even smaller cylindrical rasp.
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Accession Number
1981.30.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Chrome-plated rasp has a handle with a finger ring which tapers to a smaller shank, followed by an even smaller cylindrical rasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Nalco health lamp; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1981.30.5
Description
An incandescent light bulb, 260 Watts, 120 Volts, in original cardboard container.
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Accession Number
1981.30.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Physical Therapy
Lighting
MM= Household Articles -- light bulb
MM= Illuminator
Description
An incandescent light bulb, 260 Watts, 120 Volts, in original cardboard container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
North American Electric Lamp Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: brown; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NALCO // LAMPS // 260 WATT // G-25 // NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC LAMP CO. // ST. LOUIS, MO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present: (a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate: (b) Santonin 1-2 grains; (c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac; (d) Rhinit…
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Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present:
(a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate:
(b) Santonin 1-2 grains;
(c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac;
(d) Rhinitis;
(e) Cathartic (inactive);
(f) Brown mixt. and Ammon. Mur.;
(g) Pepsin and Ext. Nux Vom. No. 2;
(h) Ergot Powd. ext;
(i) Strychnine Sulphate 1-40 grains;
(j) Tinct. Aconite 1 minim;
(k) Empirin;
(l) Tonsilitis;
(m) Dover Powder U.S.P.;
(n) Anodyne for Infants;
(o) Calomel with Wintergreen (pink);
(p) Digitalin;
(q) Tinct. Opium Camph. (paragoric);
(r) Calomel;
(s) Capsicum and Nux Vomica;
(t) Heart Tonic and Stimulant;
(u) Neurologic (Dr. Dunlap);
(v) Fever (Dr. Kenyon).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
case - Length 30.0 cm x Width 40.5 cm
a-v - vials
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Corinne Watts, daughter of Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, who used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Maker
John Wyeth & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red
organic material
Inscriptions
Labels have contents as listed above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Temporary Location
For (q) only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
.#3: Leather covering worn along edges, but no tears or holes; leather flexible; both parts of snap have green residue; bottles emit strong smell; two vials missing; glass vials all appear whole with no cracks; labels yellowed; corks all appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used during World War I.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Optical trial eyeglasses

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Dates
1908
1911
circa 1908-1911
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
Accession Number
1982.12.1 a-r
Description
Twelve pairs of spectacles with earpieces, 4 pairs pince nez, all stored in a special box with straps to hold the spectacles; lined with velvet and covered with imitation leather; snap fasteners.
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Accession Number
1982.12.1 a-r
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Description
Twelve pairs of spectacles with earpieces, 4 pairs pince nez, all stored in a special box with straps to hold the spectacles; lined with velvet and covered with imitation leather; snap fasteners.
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
box - Size: Length 36.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, from his father's effects.
Maker
Alumic
Dates
1908
1911
circa 1908-1911
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
imitation leather: black
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
"Alumic" stamped on nosepiece; "Platma" marked on one pair; on snap fastener on box: "C.F. Co. U.S.F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-11
Condition Remarks
A lens missing in one of the pairs of pince nez; two pince nez have nosepiece missing and are broken in half.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for testing interpupillar distance.
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clip-on electrocardiogram electrode

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1982.13.4
Description
A black plastic-covered wire ending in a white plastic spring clip, at one end, and an electrode at the other; plastic envelope; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1982.13.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A black plastic-covered wire ending in a white plastic spring clip, at one end, and an electrode at the other; plastic envelope; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Grass Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: black; white; clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on plastic envelope: "GRASS INSTRUMENT CO. // 101 OLD COLONY AVE., QUINCY, MASS., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
New.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Schering Dormison

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.13.6
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.13.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs; Clinical Trials
Epilepsy
Seizures
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Schering Corp. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: white; black
ink: black; red; green
organic matter: green
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Schering [in cursive] // . . . // DORMISON // . . . // METHYLPARAFYNOL" followed by text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A non-barbiturate medication used to induce sleep without suppressing epiliptic seizures; for research.
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