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Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Public Health
Toiletries
Classification
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Public Health
Toiletries
Accession Number
1985.18.1
Description
Comb has very fine teeth on two opposing rows made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
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Accession Number
1985.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Public Health
Toiletries
Classification
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Public Health
Toiletries
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb has very fine teeth on two opposing rows made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. D. Pepper.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Material
bamboo: reddish-brown
wood: dark brown
bone: off-white
Inscriptions
Signed with maker's or workshop mark.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No broken or missing teeth
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This was used to comb hair for lice.
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Pocket Faradic Battery No. 7

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Dates
1886
1896
circa 1886-1896
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
1931.5.1 a-l
Description
Faradic battery in a wooden case (a), consisting of (b), (c) black insulating wooden handles; (d), (e) cloth-covered rounded electrodes; (f) contact key; (g), (h) metallic tube handle electrodes; (i), (j) green and red-striped cord with metal tips; (k), (l) cord with metal tips; black label on insiā€¦
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Accession Number
1931.5.1 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- instruments
Mental Health -- treatment -- electrical stimulation therapy
Electric Stimulation Therapy -- instrumentation
Description
Faradic battery in a wooden case (a), consisting of (b), (c) black insulating wooden handles; (d), (e) cloth-covered rounded electrodes; (f) contact key; (g), (h) metallic tube handle electrodes; (i), (j) green and red-striped cord with metal tips; (k), (l) cord with metal tips; black label on inside of lid gives complete directions for use; contains coil vibrator covered with black metal container, holes "1," "2," "3," "G"; battery storage area covered with a square of black bakelite.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - insulating wooden handle - Size: Length 8.6 cm
c - insulating wooden handle - Size: Length 8.6 cm
d - rounded electrode - Size: Length 3.2 cm
e - rounded electrode - Size: Length 3.2 cm
f - contact key - Size: Length 3.5 cm
g - tube handle electrode - Size: Length 8.0 cm
h - tube handle electrode - Size: Length 8.0 cm
i-l - cords
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Chloride of Silver Dry Cell Battery Co.
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1886
1896
circa 1886-1896
Date Remarks
First patent dated 1886; patents run from 1886-1896 in USA, 1895-1896 in Great Britain.
Material
wood: brown; black
metal: silver
fabric: green; red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-2
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
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Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 15 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously owned by Mrs. P. J. F. Houston
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
glass
Shell
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Lenses detached; left rim broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nina Drake
Research Facts
Two visiting Japanese gentlemen identified the glasses as Japanese on the basis of the ancient Japanese writing on the case. There would originally have been a netsuke attached to the cord to allow the case to be suspended from the kimono sash (9/10/81).
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