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homeopathic pocket medicine case

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Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
1979.18.1
Description
A cardboard, velvet-lined case contains 18 vials with homeopathic remedies in the form of small spherical pills; each vial is labelled with a small, white strip with the remedy's name printed on it.
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Accession Number
1979.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cardboard, velvet-lined case contains 18 vials with homeopathic remedies in the form of small spherical pills; each vial is labelled with a small, white strip with the remedy's name printed on it.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a-r - vials - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 1.25 cm
s - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 9.25 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. John D. Murray of Toronto.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
cardboard: navy blue
fabric: light red
glass: clear
paper: white
organic material: white
Inscriptions
Labels on vials have: (a) "Coffea cruda"; (b) "Spongia 3"; (c) "Veratrum 3"; (e) "Sulphur 3"; (f) "Bryonia 3"; (h) "Arsenic 3"; (i) "Colocynth 3"; (j) "China 3"; (k) "Mercur. sol. 6"; (l) "Mercuris vivus"; (m) "Hepar sulph. 6"; (n) "Ipecacuanha 3"; (o) "Chamomilla 3"; (p) "Rhus tox. 3"; (q) "Tartar emetic 3"; (r) "Phosphor. 3".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Chamomile has a long history of medicinal use. It's natural soothing and anti-inflammatory properties make it great at helping to soothe all kinds of coughs. It's also helpful to add chamomile to your syrup for it's natural calming capabilities, to help you sleep better while getting over your cough.
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Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1979.21.37
Description
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
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Accession Number
1979.21.37
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
A clear glass, hand-blown, self-cupping, breast glass: a long glass tube is bent at right angles at one end and tapers to a very small open tip; the other end is also bent at right angles and ends as a funnel; below the funnel is a glass globe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Dates
1876
1899
1876-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c.," Blackstock Dispensary built in 1876.
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 35.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped edge on funnel; #2: glass is chipped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Bloodletting Instruments," by A. Davies & T. Appel, p. 86 (illustration); "The English Midwife," by T.G.H. Asche (?), 1682, pp. 94-95 (illustration); CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1979.24.1
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
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Accession Number
1979.24.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle slightly cracked at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.24.2
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
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Accession Number
1979.24.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On piece that connects the tenaculum to the handle: "S Maw // London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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No. II set of amputating instruments

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.7.1 a-o
Description
A surgeon's kit in a velvet-lined walnut case (o); contains: (a) an amputation saw; (b) Liston's bone forceps; (c) a metacarpal saw; (d) Liston's small knife; (e) Liston's small catling knife; (f) trepanning and amputation scalpel; (g) teneculum; (h) Liston's bulldog forceps; (i) Liston's long knif…
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Accession Number
1979.7.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Description
A surgeon's kit in a velvet-lined walnut case (o); contains: (a) an amputation saw; (b) Liston's bone forceps; (c) a metacarpal saw; (d) Liston's small knife; (e) Liston's small catling knife; (f) trepanning and amputation scalpel; (g) teneculum; (h) Liston's bulldog forceps; (i) Liston's long knife; (j) trocar in ivory or bone case; (k) wax for waxing thread; (l) suture needle; (m) adhesive; (n) suture needle.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - amputation saw
b - bone forceps
c - metacarpal saw
d - small knife
e - small catling knife
f - scalpel
g - tenaculum
h - bulldog forceps
i - long knife
j - trocar
k - wax
l - needle
m - adhesive
n - needle
o - case - Size: Length 39.2 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Maker
C. Tiemann & Co. Surgical Instruments
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
wood: brown
fabric: green
metal: silver; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
Exhibit History
On loan to Historic Fort York, City of Toronto, Feb. 1, 2010: L-2010-1
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perforated belladonna plaster container

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1979.7.14
Description
Cardboard case is long and cylindrical, with a yellow and green design on the outside and a metal lid; labelling printed on outside; contains a piece of plaster.
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Accession Number
1979.7.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Cardboard case is long and cylindrical, with a yellow and green design on the outside and a metal lid; labelling printed on outside; contains a piece of plaster.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
cardboard: yellow; green
metal: grey
plaster:
Inscriptions
From the label: "Combined with Boracic acid"; "One yard, 7 inches"; "If the face cloth adheres too firmly it can be easily removed by dampening"; "No. 224 Perforated Belladonna Plaster"; "Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
Unknown
Dimension Notes
Length 20.4 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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exploring trocar

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.7.17
Description
A metal trocar affixed to aan ivory or a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
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Accession Number
1979.7.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A metal trocar affixed to aan ivory or a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
metal: grey
bone: yellowish-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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Esmarch's ether drop bottle

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1979.7.2
Description
An amber-coloured moulded glass drop bottle with one side flattened; bottle is gobular with a short, narrow neck with a lip.
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Accession Number
1979.7.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
An amber-coloured moulded glass drop bottle with one side flattened; bottle is gobular with a short, narrow neck with a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: amber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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stethoscope head

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.7.8
Description
Vulcanite stethoscope head, shaped like a slightly tapered cylinder, open at both ends.
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Accession Number
1979.7.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Description
Vulcanite stethoscope head, shaped like a slightly tapered cylinder, open at both ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
vulcanite: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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knives in wooden canister

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Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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