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Dr. Beach's Vegetable Compound

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Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001069
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
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Accession Number
996001069
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tall thin cylindrical bottle with cork stopper; paper label wrapped around body of bottle with medicine name, information and directions on it; cork stopper still has partial remains of red wax seal covering it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; bought from Scott Jordan in Sept.1993.
Maker
C. S. Harris
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (State)
Canada West (C. W.)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1840
1880
circa 1840-1880
Material
glass: green
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Dr. Beach's' // Vegetable Compound // prepared by C.S. Harris, Manchester C. W. A certain remedy for Colds, Coughs, Sore throat, // &c. Also a preventative to the Chill Fever, // Ague, and summer complaints // Directions ...
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label is brittle and in slightly fragile condition; small portions of label are missing around outer edge; two pieces of label are missing from interior on either end of label
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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exploring trocar

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1969.101.1 a-d
Description
Straight trocar with silver cannula with a black wooden handle with space for the cannula; cover is also made of wood.
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Accession Number
1969.101.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Description
Straight trocar with silver cannula with a black wooden handle with space for the cannula; cover is also made of wood.
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, London, 1906, p. 964 (similar to item #4209); CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Identical to 1969.50.3."
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Gruber's ear speculum

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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
1969.140.1
Description
Ear speculum, oval end.
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Accession Number
1969.140.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
Ear speculum, oval end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows signs of moderate wear; minor black discolouration along the seam and bottom rim and in a patch on the side 1.2 cm in diameter; no active or inactive corrosion; light orange circular deposit on the interior, approximately 0.5 cm in diameter; no dents or splits; #3: returned from loan condition unchanged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On loan to St. James Cathedral Museum and Archives, April 4, 2003 to Aug. 2003
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osteotomy instruments case

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1969.154.1 a-w
Description
Black morocco leather box (w) lined with purple velvet, containing osteotomy instruments: (a) wooden mallet; (b,c) handles for chain saw; (d) Archimedean bone drill; (e) chain saw; (f) stout tenaculum, double; (g) trepanning elevator (?); (h) bone gouge; (i) unidentified item; (j) bone chisel; (k, …
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Accession Number
1969.154.1 a-w
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Description
Black morocco leather box (w) lined with purple velvet, containing osteotomy instruments: (a) wooden mallet; (b,c) handles for chain saw; (d) Archimedean bone drill; (e) chain saw; (f) stout tenaculum, double; (g) trepanning elevator (?); (h) bone gouge; (i) unidentified item; (j) bone chisel; (k, l) retractors; (m) raspatory; (n) metacarpal saw; (o) bone scraper; (p) angled bone forceps; (q) bone grasping forceps; (r) straight bone forceps; (s) necrosis forceps, straight; (t) gouge forceps; (u) gouge; (v) tray.
Number Of Parts
23
Part Names
a - mallet - Size: Length 20.6 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - handle- Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm
d - bone drill - Size: Length 18.3 cm
e - chain saw - Size: Length 31.75 cm
f - tenaculum - Size: Length 19.0 cm
g - elevator (?) - Size: Length 17.15 cm
h - bone gouge - Size: Length 14.7 cm
i - unidentified - Size: Length 21.4 cm
j - bone chisel - Size: Length 14.6 cm
k - retractor - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 1.5 cm
l - retractor - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 1.3 cm
m - raspatory - Size: Length 16.8 cm
n - saw - Size: Length 21.7 cm
o - bone scraper - Size: Length 24.9 cm
p - bone forceps - Size: Length 20.0 cm
q - bone grasping forceps - Size: Length 18.3 cm
r - bone forceps - Size: Length 23.2 cm
s - necrosis forceps - Size: Length 18.2 cm
t - gouge forceps - Size: Length 18.4 cm
u - gouge - Size: Length 13.8 cm
v - tray - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 21.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
w - case - Size: Length 31.9 cm x Width 26.6 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Stevens and Son (g,r,p,q,s,t); Tiemann (j, n)
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.?"
Material
metal: silver
rubber:
wood:brown; beige
leather: black
plastic (?)
Inscriptions
"Stevens and Son" (g,r,p,q,s,t); "Tiemann" (j,n)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Geo. Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 106 (Fig. 1612) (b,c,e); Down Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 80 (similar to Fig. 400, but handles a different shape) (d); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 90) (p); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 81) (q); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (similar to Plate 14, Fig. 85) (r); Down Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 88 (similar to Fig. 443) (s); Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876 (Plate 14, Fig. 83) (t); CD #UHN
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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
1969.158.1
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
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Accession Number
1969.158.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. Smith
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"W. SMITH" stamped on one side, with a crown over the top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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dispensing scales

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Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.169.1 a-v
Description
A wooden box (g) with a lid contains a set of scales (d,e,f) and a number of weights (a-c,h-v); a tassle hangs from the bar for holding the scales, and the pans are connected to the bar by green cords.
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Accession Number
1969.169.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
A wooden box (g) with a lid contains a set of scales (d,e,f) and a number of weights (a-c,h-v); a tassle hangs from the bar for holding the scales, and the pans are connected to the bar by green cords.
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm
b - weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
c - weight - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.9 cm
d - tray - Size: Diam. 7.0 cm
e - tray - Size: Diam. 7.0 cm
f - bar - Size: Length 18.6 cm x Width 12.8 cm
g - box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
h - weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
i - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
j - weight - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
k - weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm
l - weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.4 cm
m - weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm
n - weight - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm
o - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.9 cm
p - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm
q - weight - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
r - weight - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.8 cm
s - weight - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Width 1.5 cm
t - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.3 cm
u - weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
v - weight - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 0.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W & T Avery
Site Made (City)
Birmingham
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.-late 19c."
Material
metal: silver; yellowish
fabric: green
fabric: maroon
wood: brown
Inscriptions
A label on the underside of the lid reads: "W & T AVERY // Manufacturers of all kinds of // Scales, Scale Beams, Steelyards, Patent Weighing Machines: // Screw Plates, Die Stocks &c. &c. // DIGBETH // BIRMINGHAM"; four of the weights (c,r,s,t) have a picture of a lion on top of a crown stamped onto one side; above the lion/crown is stamped the word "STANDARD"; below the lion/crown is stamped: "W. & T. A."; on the opposite side is stamped the size of the weight, ranging from two drams to 1 1/2 scruples.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
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Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - catheter #10 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
b - catheter #8 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
c - catheter #5 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
d - catheter #6 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
e - catheter #3 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
f - probe - Size: Length 31.8 cm
g - case top
h - case bottom - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had"19c."
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown; yellow
fabric: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Box broken, parts missing; #3: leather case deteriorating and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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tongue depressor

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Dates
1850
1910
c. 1850-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.192.1
Description
Blunt metal instrument with brown wooden handle that has a fine geometric pattern on both sides.
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Accession Number
1969.192.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Blunt metal instrument with brown wooden handle that has a fine geometric pattern on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1850
1910
c. 1850-1910
Date Remarks
The pattern on the handle indicates the date the instrument was made.
Material
metal: black
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.2.1
Description
Metal lancet with arrow-head shaped end in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on the end so it can be swivelled in and out of the case. There is a maker's mark on the blade.
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Accession Number
1969.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Description
Metal lancet with arrow-head shaped end in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on the end so it can be swivelled in and out of the case. There is a maker's mark on the blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Rose, Cobourg Clinic in Ontario.
Maker
J. Gray & Son
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on the founding of J. Gray and Son surgical instrument makers and the time in which instruments were made with tortoise shell
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on blade "J. GRAY & SON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8 (in box)
Length
9.5 cm
Width
0.9 cm
Height
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.sheffieldcutlerymap.org.uk/location/joseph-gray-son-ltd/
https://www.nytimes.com/1981/05/03/arts/antiques-doctors-collect-medical-instruments.html
Research Facts
J. Gray & Son was founded in 1848, and after 1867, instruments made with tortoise shell fell out of fashion because of the introduction of aseptic surgery by Joseph Lister.
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scalpel and finger knife

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Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.2.10
Description
Short metal scalpel and long finger knife in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on each end so they can be swivelled in and out of the case; there is a catch on each end where the blades are attached to keep them in an open position. There is a maker's mark on the scalpel blade.
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Accession Number
1969.2.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Description
Short metal scalpel and long finger knife in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on each end so they can be swivelled in and out of the case; there is a catch on each end where the blades are attached to keep them in an open position. There is a maker's mark on the scalpel blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Rose, Cobourg Clinic in Ontario.
Maker
J. Gray & Son
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on the founding of J. Gray and Son surgical instrument makers and the time in which instruments were made with tortoise shell
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on blade "J. GRAY & SON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8 (in box)
Length
21.0 cm
Width
1.2 cm
Height
0.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor rusting on the blades; some cracking and pieces missing on the ends of case from the shock of the catches.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.sheffieldcutlerymap.org.uk/location/joseph-gray-son-ltd/
https://www.nytimes.com/1981/05/03/arts/antiques-doctors-collect-medical-instruments.html
Research Facts
J. Gray & Son was founded in 1848, and after 1867, instruments made with tortoise shell fell out of fashion because of the introduction of aseptic surgery by Joseph Lister.
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