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pneumothorax trocar

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1976.6.57
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Accession Number
1976.6.57
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pneumothorax, Artificial
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine; kerosene fuel recommended; spare w…
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Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line
drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron
stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine;
kerosene fuel recommended; spare wicks and new wick inserted in lamp; box is in poor condition;
previously inside was completely covered in masking tape to hold loose pieces on.
Travill Catalogue: "original cost 1.75; 1 scoop for dipping Cresolene out; extra wick;
includes box with complete directions on use of this vaporizer; box repaired with masking
tape 20 June 1984; note - Humidifier donated by Dr. W. Ford Connell"
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm. x Width 9.5 cm. x Depth 7.8 cm.
b - stand - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter7.8
c - lamp - Size: x Diameter5.0
d - basin - Size: x Depth 1.3 cm. x Diameter7.3
e - spare wick - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter0.2
f - chimney - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Diameter2.8
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. W. Ford Connell
Maker
Vapo-Cresolene Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Date Remarks
On box: "used since 1879..."; paper label has phone number exchange listed
Material
paper: yellow; black
metal: dark grey; yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Vapo-Cresolene Co. // 62 Cortland Str., New York, N.Y., U.S.A.; paper label on bottom
lists price in pencil: 175 // label states: Jury & Peacock // DISPENSING CHEMISTS //
185 PRINCESS ST. PHONE 343 // KINGSTON, ONT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Condition Remarks
box falling apart; cleaning needed
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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respirator mask

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1969.297.1 a-b
Description
A cloth respirator mask and case.
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Accession Number
1969.297.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Respiratory Protective Devices
Ventilators, Mechanical
Description
A cloth respirator mask and case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - respirator - Length 21.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm
b - case - Length 9.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Julius Jeffreys
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Material
fabric: black
metal: brownish-black
Inscriptions
On inside of mask, stamped twice: "THE RESPIRATOR // PATENT // JULIUS JEFFREYS // London Depôt // 148 Regent St E"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Jeffreys
Research Facts
Julius Jeffreys (1800–1877) was a British surgeon and writer, was the inventor of the respirator, and was a pioneer in the development of early air conditioning systems.
On his arrival in England in 1835, Julius was distressed to find his now-widowed sister, Harriett, suffering from tuberculosis, and he was shocked by the general prevalence of lung diseases in England. In a time before there were medications to treat these ailments, mortality data from the period shows that, except during epidemics, the most common cause of death was lung afflictions.
Julius invented a mask, which he called a "Respirator". The mask worked by capturing moisture and warmth in exhaled air in a grid of fine metal wires. Inhaled air then was warmed and moistened as it passed through the same metal grid, providing relief to sufferers of lung diseases. The invention was patented and received patent number 10287, in 1836. The Respirator became very popular, and was mentioned in the literature of the day, including in the writings of Elizabeth Gaskell, William Makepeace Thackeray and Charles Dickens.
Despite the popularity of the Respirator, opposition came from some in the medical profession since it was sold through pharmacies and did not require a prescription.
Patent for "improvements in curing or relieving disorders of the lungs" by means of an "apparatus [that] will [enable the wearer to] constantly breath warm air". Specification of Julius Jeffreys design upgrade, 1857.
https://wellcomecollection.org/works/jszve9q9
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Vapo-Cresolene vaporiser

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1980.18.83
Description
Vaporizer with a glass chimney and base; base rests on a metal stand; an ornate post goes up from the stand to above the chimney, holding a metal cup above it.
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Accession Number
1980.18.83
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Vaporizer with a glass chimney and base; base rests on a metal stand; an ornate post goes up from the stand to above the chimney, holding a metal cup above it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Vapo-Cresolene Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed in the glass of the base: "CRESOLENE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1980.18.88
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.88
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Whitall, Tatum & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on the bottom of the inhaler: "W.T. and Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 19.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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