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midwifery washbasin

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Dates
1833
1870
circa 1833-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1927.1.1
Description
Tin-glazed earthenware basin; two compartments; panel extending up from back has two holes in it, designed to hang on wall.
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Accession Number
1927.1.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Obstetrics
Midwifery
Description
Tin-glazed earthenware basin; two compartments; panel extending up from back has two holes in it, designed to hang on wall.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donor Dr. William Robert Patterson (d. 1948).
Maker
Anton Fischer Earthenware
Site Made (City)
Všeruby (Neumark)
Site Made (Country)
Czech Republic (Bohemia)
Dates
1833
1870
circa 1833-1870
Material
earthenware: ivory white
Inscriptions
On back: "NEUMARK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-8
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 34.5 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Glaze worn, cracked overall; large chips missing from base; old mend joining back panel to basin.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Original Semmelweis antiseptic midwifery basin; used at first clinic of obstetrics at Vienna University Hospital; donor graduated from Queen's University in Kingston in 1906 and did postgraduate work in Germany and Austria around 1919, returning to toronto to be obstetrician-gynaecologist on staff at Toronto Western Hospital; Anton Fischer Earthenware was founded in 1832 and existed until 1905 when Fischer's son added porcelain and named the factory "A Fischer Son Earthenware Factory"; country of origin is Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (modern Czech Republic).
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