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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
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Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedpan - Size: Length 47.5 cm x Width 30.5 cm x Depth 10.6 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 4.8 cm x Diam. 20.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Noreen Leishman, KGH graduate 1950; belonged to "Pokey" (?), a relative; apparently also a relative of Marg Polk.
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Owner graduated from KGH in 1950
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
enamel: dark grey; light grey
Inscriptions
(a) bottom of bedpan has the word "AUSTRIA" stamped in the enamel.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-1
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped at edges and metal shows some inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-395-S) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
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instrument tray

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005093
Description
Rectangular enamelled metal instrument tray with flared sides and rolled lip.
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Accession Number
995005093
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Rectangular enamelled metal instrument tray with flared sides and rolled lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Hygienic
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Date based on catalogue
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: "HYGIENIC // [Red Cross symbol] // AUSTRIA // [illeg.] // 30"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 31.5 cm x Width 19.4 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Spots of inactive corrosion over surface; enamel is chipped; two deep scratches and persistent stains on floor of tray; damage is superficial.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-374-B) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary…
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Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary tube holders.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 7.75 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
b - calibrator - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.7 cm
c - cell - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
d - watch glass - Size: Diam. 4.4 cm
e - watch glass - Size: Diam. 5.0
f - spare glass - Size: Diam. 1.8 cm
g - pipette - Size: Length 6.5 cm
h - pipette - Size: Length 7.0 cm
i - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
j - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
ki - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
l - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
m - case - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 13.75 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Material
metal; silver; black
wood: brown
fabric: black; green
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
"C. REICHERT – WIEN" inside lid; on screw at top of stand: "7.65"; on (b) calibration lines are marked from 0 to 125, every tenth number printed; (i,j,k,l) each marked "7.65".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
Case faded inside; lid badly marked; (j,k,l) have broken tubes.
Copy Type
Original
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.3.32
Description
Hemoglobinometer, consisting of a stand (a), capillary tube holders (b,c), and case (d); the stand includes a calibrator, a coloured wedge in a metal frame, marked 0-125; one capillary tube holder is larger than the other; the case is made of polished wood with metal hinged handle on top, door open…
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Accession Number
1969.3.32
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Hemoglobinometer, consisting of a stand (a), capillary tube holders (b,c), and case (d); the stand includes a calibrator, a coloured wedge in a metal frame, marked 0-125; one capillary tube holder is larger than the other; the case is made of polished wood with metal hinged handle on top, door opens to the side, drawer space but drawer is missing; key to the lock is missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - capillary tube holder - Size: Diam. 4.0 cm
c - capillary tube holder - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 17.75 cm x Depth 13.25 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Torontol, via Dr. John W. Scott.
Maker
C. Reicher
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: brown
metal: dark grey
glass
Inscriptions
On base of (a): "C. REICHER, WIEN"; calibrator is marked from 0 to 125 in 10's; (b) is marked "8.2"; (c) is marked "10"; case has "No 2506" on edge of door.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
Missing sample cell; missing drawer in case; back of case is split.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on …
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Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on the other; mirror is attached to a semi-circular piece of black metal via two metal screws on the end of each arm; mirror attachment is screwed to an arm also made of black metal which can be manually adjusted up and down; above the mirror there is a square stage with a circular hole in the centre; screwed to the underside of the stage is a condenser and a circular iris diaphragm which rotates made of black metal; iris diaphragm has engraved striations around the edge with five different sized holes drilled through it; there are two identical rectangular, silver metal slide clips on top of the stage which have a slight bend in them and are each held in place by a brass pin at the top; tubular aperture is adjustable by sliding through a circular support tube which is attached to the arm by three black metal bars via screws; aperture consists of a long tube with a screw end on the bottom for attaching the lenses; aperture has a decorative lip near the top which then narrows towards the top; microscope comes with two eye pieces (b-c) which slide into the top of the aperture; eyepieces are identical except that (b) is slightly longer than (c) eyepieces have a cyllindrical silver metal body with a circular black metal top; top has engraved striations around the edge and a single number painted on it in gold paint; eyepieces slide inside the aperture and have a rim which sticks out slightly; there is a small hole in the centre of the top with a glass lens set inside and each eyepiece has a convex glass lens set into the bottom of each body; there are two metal brass coloured objective lenses (d) is circular in shape with four tiers and narrows towards the flat top; at the base of each tier is a thin edge with engraved vertical striations; the third tier is missing its edge; the inside is threaded so it can screw into the bottom of the aperture of (a) and there is a convex glass lens inside; on the tip, there is a small circular lens made of glass; second objective lens (e) also has threading inside the bottom and has five tiers with the same striated edging; on the top of the lens there is a silver metal tip with a small circular glass lens in the centre; there is no lens in the base; both objective lenses rest in a small rectangular brown leather covered case (f) which opens via a single hinge at the back and is held closed by a gold and copper coloured clasp with decorative filigree; inside there is a brown wooden support with three identical holes drilled into it; bottom of the box is lined with green velvet and the top is lined with a white fabric; there is a green fabric covered rectangular guard which runs around the wooden support; there is a smaller piece of green fabric which covers the hinge; there are 9 identical, rectangular clear glass sildes (g-o) and 17 identical, square clear glass cover slips (p-af); cover slips came in a small square paper box (ag-ah); box top (ag) is brown and has a white sticker with a black border around it and is printed on in black ink; box bottom (ah) has a brown base and border made of yellow paper; packet of white rice paper sheets (ai) has a light orange cover and is printed on in gold ink; all items are stored in a rectangular, brown wooden box (aj); box opens via three silver, metal, rectangular hinges which screw into the top and bottom sections; there is a silver, metal, cylindrical latch screwed into the edge of the top section of the box which fits inside a circular silver, metal receptacle screwed to the top edge of the bottom section; inside the box there are different compartments for the various microscope pieces and sections lined with black velvet; stamped into the top edge of the bottom section of the box is a serial number; there is a rectangular wooden door (ak) which fits over a section on the bottom proper right corner; door has a small dark brown wooden rounded handle (al) which has detached.
Number Of Parts
38
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 24.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
b - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
c - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
d - objective lens - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
e - objective lens - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
f - lens case - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
g - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
j - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
k - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
n - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
q - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
r - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
u - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
w - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
x - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ab - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ac - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ad - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ae - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
af - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ag - box top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
ah - box bottom - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
ai - rice paper - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
aj - microscope box - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 13.6 cm x Depth 10.8 cm
ak - compartment door - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
al - Size: Length cm x Width cm x Depth cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); this item was used by by Dr. F.A. Stevenson at Harvard University and at his practice in Montreal; it was then given to Dr. Erwin Burbank
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Bennogasse
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Date Remarks
Date based on maker's information and donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver, black
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white, orange, brown, yellow
ink: yellow, black
fabric: green, white
Inscriptions
Engraved on base of (a): "C. Reichert Wien VIII. Bennogasse 26"; painted on the top of (b): "2"; painted on the top of (c): "4"; engraved onto bottom tier of (d): "3"; engraved on the bottom tier of (e): "7a"; printed on (ag): "59 Stü[c]k // 22 m / m // 7/8" the first line is crossed out in black marker; printed on the front flap of (ai): "SUPREME"; printed on the back of (ai): "FINESSE & SOLIDITE // PAPIER de RIZ // DOUCEUR"; stamped into edge of (aj): "No 4208"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-2
Condition Remarks
(a) shows slight signs of use; scratches present on the base; mirror has small streaks and scratches on both sides; very small amount of corrosion on the top of each slide clip; seven slides and one cover slip were broken; box top has two sides that have detached
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Dental Association" website; "Mikroskop Museum" website; "Powerhouse Museum" website; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Mrs. Joan Burbank of Victoria British Columbia; Dr. A.F. Stevenson graduated from Harvard in 1888 and then joined Dr. George Beers' dental practice in Montreal; Dr. Stevenson was the first president of the Canadian Dental Association; Mrs. Burbank's husband Dr. Erwin Burbank took over Dr. Stevenson's practice in 1928; Carl Reichert (1851-1922) began manufacturing microscopes in Vienna in 1874; each microscope made by Reichert has a unique serial number with this one being numbered 4208
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Grander Living Water

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Dates
1996
circa 1996
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
017001001
Description
Rectangular silver metal water treatment device with areas for attching the device to the water supply in a home; three circular holes in the top of device.
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Accession Number
017001001
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
Quackery
Description
Rectangular silver metal water treatment device with areas for attching the device to the water supply in a home; three circular holes in the top of device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor and was installed on the central water line; last used in 2002.
Maker
Grander
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Date Remarks
Date on receipt
Material
ink: red, black
metal: silver, brass
tape: white
Inscriptions
Printed on stickers affixed to device: "ORIGINAL // GRANDER // TECHNOLOGIE // AUSTRIA" engraved on bottom: "71201982"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Length
13.4
Width
11.5
Depth
5.4
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor rusting on body of device
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
H2O system pure 'quackery'. New Zeland Herald
What's Behind Grander Water? WaterBogus
Johann Grander - The Inventor. Grander
Research Facts
Johann Grander is the discoverer of the water revitalisation. He was neither a scholar nor a scientist, but rather a simple, modest man, who grew up in the Tyrolean mountains, started a family and worked very hard. At the age of 49 he gave up his job to follow his calling and to dedicate himself to his experiments.
The Grander Living Water system, says it energises H2O, making it permanently resonate with the cosmos.
Drinking water treated by the system, it says, will improve your circulation and blood pressure, detoxify your body and reduce allergies.
None of the scientific studies done on the Grander Living Water have revealed any evidence to support their claims.
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Bruenings' laryngeal, bronchial and esophageal set

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube …
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Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy; Otolaryngology IS; Physical Examination
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube and suction tube; (g) a piece of rubber tubing; (h) a handle for (f) that has an end that unscrews for the insertion of batteries; (i,j) lamp carriers for (f); (k,l) Reed-Eveready batteries No. 105; (m) a wire cord, end fits into lamp rod (j); (n,o) extension tubes with calibrations; (p-aa) extension tubes; (ab) electroscope, two handles, with light source and reflecting mirror attachments; (ac) handle for electroscope, screw nut for fastening, holes for electrical cord; (ad) electric cord; (ae) autoscopic spatula; (af) suction spatula; (ag) aluminum container; (ah) test tube; (ai) glass suction tube; (aj) metal suction tube; (ak) lamp carrier; (al,am) light bulbs; (an, ao) metal probes in cover (?).
Number Of Parts
41
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 62.0 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 59.7 cm x Width 21.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - small lid
d - small lid
e - bag of wooden bits
f - bronchoscope - Size: Length 40.5 cm
g - rubber tubing - SIze: Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E.C. Johnson of Women's College Hospital.
Maker
Josef Leiter
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
metal: silver
glass
wood: light brown
rubber
Inscriptions
On (f): "40 cm"; "7.5 m/m"; "ALLEN & HANBURYS - GERMANY"; on (h): "FOREGGER FOLDING SCOPE // US PAT 2289226"; on (k,l): "Eveready batteries No. 1015 - 1 1/2 V - SIZE "AA" - ENERGIZERS Made in Canada"; on (n): calibrations 10-25; "7"; "14"; on (o): calibrations 31-43; inscribed "VII"; (p) calibrations 10-25; on (q): calibrations 31-45; inscribed "VII"; on (s): calibrations 10-25; on (t): inscribed "V"; (u): inscribed "V"; on (v): calibrations 10-25; "4"; (w) inscribed "IV"; on (y): calibrations 10-18; (x) inscribed "V"; on (ab): "J. LEITER - WIEN 1836; some parts marked with "13"; on (ag): "PAT'D APRIL 23.05 // MADE IN U.S.A. // PAT'D APRIL 6.07";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-10
Condition Remarks
#2: the wooden case is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Instruments formerly belonged to the Lockwood Clinic, which was situated for a long time at 164 Bloor St. East in Toronto; the group of instruments (f-m) seem newer than the rest and may not be part of the original contents of the box; but could still have come from the same source.
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Thoma hemacytometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1976.5.7 a-h
Description
A long, rectangular wooden case (g) is covered with a paper material; it contains (a) a glass slide, (b,c) pipettes, (d) rubber tubing, (e) an ivory connector, (f) a thin metal strip, and (h) a glass connector; on the underside of the lid of (g) is a rounded metal piece with a circular hole near th…
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Accession Number
1976.5.7 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
MM= Blood Cell Count -- hemacytometer
Description
A long, rectangular wooden case (g) is covered with a paper material; it contains (a) a glass slide, (b,c) pipettes, (d) rubber tubing, (e) an ivory connector, (f) a thin metal strip, and (h) a glass connector; on the underside of the lid of (g) is a rounded metal piece with a circular hole near the top; this metal piece fits into a small slit in the case's lower portion; when closed in this manner, there is a metal rod that can be pushed from right to left and serves to lock the lid by being run through the circular hole in the lid's metal piece; the interior of the case is lined with a velvet-like material; the top surface of the case's lower portion has a number of depressions in which the various items fit; the glass slide (a) has a bulls-eye portion in the centre, and the centre is surrounded by a square of yellowish-coloured glass; the two pipettes are very similar to the ones in 1972.18.55 (a,d).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - glass slide - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - pipette - Size: Length 13.8 cm
c - pipette - Size: Length 11.5 cm
d - rubber tubing - Size: Length 12.9 cm
e - ivory connector - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
f - metal strip - SIze: Length 7.7 cm
g - case - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
h - glass connector - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Austin, administrator, Dept. of Pathology, Banting Institute; belonged to Dr. O. Klotz, chairman of the pathology labs at Banting Institute during the 1930s.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Material
fabric: dark blue
glass: clear; yellowish
wood: brown
paper: brown
metal: silver
ivory: cream
rubber:
Inscriptions
Across the middle portion of the lid's exterior: "BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT"; just beneath it is: "C. REICHERT, WIEN"; on the glass slide, to the left of the yellowish square, in white lettering: "0 1 T. // 1/400 qm/m"; to the right of the square is inscribed in white: "C. Reichert // Wien".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Case is coming apart; #2: case and interior in dilapidated state; rubber broken and stiff; velvet lining ripped; wood exposed through ripped leather.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT translated means 'blood cell count'
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7473
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1978.26.1
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
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Accession Number
1978.26.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: black; red; grey
glass (?)
Inscriptions
Engraved on mount: "No 4254"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 1121; CD #UHN
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cervical cap set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1991.6.6 a-c
Description
Silver dome-shaped cervical caps with rolled rims; size indicators impressed above rims.
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Accession Number
1991.6.6 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Female
Description
Silver dome-shaped cervical caps with rolled rims; size indicators impressed above rims.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 2.4 cm
b - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 3.4 cm
c - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 3.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Groner.
Maker
KM
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Marked above rims: "800 [inside a rectangular box] KM [inside a rectangular box with a jog between the two letters]"; (b) marked with impressed "7"; (c) marked with impressed "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Practical Prevenception," by William J. Robinson; American Biological Society, Hoboken, N.J., 1929, p. 119; CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. P. Groner's practice; G.P. in Toronto 1938-1970's; trained in Vienna, 1919-1924. The American Biological Society describes the use of a silver cap pessary in Austria, fitted by the doctor
once a month following menstruation; according to the author, the reputation of this kind of cap is so high that women would travel to Vienna specially to be fitted.
Exhibit History
On loan to THEMUSEUM for exhibit 'Menstration' L-2019-1 12 Feb - 12 June 2019; returned to storage 8 June 2019
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