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Dates
1770
1790
circa 1770-1790
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020467
Description
Upper denture carved entirely of ivory and mounted on a gold painted plaster mount; complete set of ivory teeth minus the third molars; proper left first molar has a metal post inside; the proper right molar has an empty hole
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Accession Number
010020467
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete, Upper
Description
Upper denture carved entirely of ivory and mounted on a gold painted plaster mount; complete set of ivory teeth minus the third molars; proper left first molar has a metal post inside; the proper right molar has an empty hole
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1770
1790
circa 1770-1790
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
ivory: beige
plaster: white
paint: yellow
Inscriptions
Hand written in pencil on underside of base: "1904"; hand written in pencil on top of mount: "160"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2-11 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Teeth are very yellowed; there is some green colouring on the underside of teeth; teeth have browned or are dirty in the space between each tooth; crack appears on the underside of the palate from the base of one of the lateral incisors; one canine is chipped; plaster mount is chipped; both first molars have cracks in them
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"British Dental Association Museum" website; donor remarks; CD #4
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; believed to have been a dentists demonstration model; ivory was a common material used in the manufacture of dentures in the 18th century; a down side to ivory is that it degrades quickly in the mouth resulting in bad breath and a bad taste in the mouth; human teeth were preferred as they did not degrade like ivory or were too white like porcelain
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Hunter's lithotomy knife

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Dates
1770
1799
1770-1799
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1986.19.1
Description
A curved blade, sharpened on both sides and incorporating a file, is riveted into a cross-hatched ivory handle.
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Accession Number
1986.19.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Calculi
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
A curved blade, sharpened on both sides and incorporating a file, is riveted into a cross-hatched ivory handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. F. Balch of Northwood, UK.
Maker
Savigny
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1770
1799
1770-1799
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c."
Material
metal: dark grey
ivory: off-white
Inscriptions
"Savigny"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 9.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Chips broken off the tip and the broad blade of the knife.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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surgeon's pocket case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5297
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre…
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Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Urinary catheterization
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre of the inside to hold instruments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gum lancet - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 10.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 15.4 cm
d - caustic holder - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
e - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
f - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - tenaculum - Size: Length 11.2 cm
h - case - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Thomas Bickerton Edminson of Toronto.
Maker
Boog; G. McLeod
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Date Remarks
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/people/cp47937/boog
Material
metal: silver (tarnished)
shell: mottled brown
leather: brown
fabric: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
Pocket case is in dilapidated condition; #3: leather is stiff; case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
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Accession Number
1930.8.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- carboy
Description
Large green carboy; conical neck banded at opening to provide strength and a groove for stringing; rectangular, uncoloured ground glass stopper bearing no pontil marks on bottom; partial temporary label affixed across middle of bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
carboy - Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 27.0 cm
stopper
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mr. W.H. Warden through Dr. J.T. Fotheringham
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1750
1850
circa 1750-1850
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
glass: green; uncoloured
Inscriptions
On temporary label: "R: GUAIAC: C:"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Niagara Apothecary Pharmacy jar"
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Sim's vaginal depressor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5363
Dates
1770
1799
circa 1770-1799
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1934.16.39
Description
A thick copper wire, looped and brazed at one end; wood handle with fine geometric pattern on one side and flat on the other with a crack in it about 2 inches long.
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Accession Number
1934.16.39
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
A thick copper wire, looped and brazed at one end; wood handle with fine geometric pattern on one side and flat on the other with a crack in it about 2 inches long.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1770
1799
circa 1770-1799
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c."
Material
metal: brown
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 24 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet gives "placental curette" as object name
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Stanton trephine set

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Dates
1730
1740
circa 1730-1740
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1969.226.1 a-j
Description
Trephine set in a shagreen leather covered case with decorative brass fittings including bail style handle, lock hinges and swing latches and four domed brass mounts on the bottom (j); interior covered in red velvet and red twill tape attached to one side holds top to bottom when opened; contents i…
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Accession Number
1969.226.1 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Trephine set in a shagreen leather covered case with decorative brass fittings including bail style handle, lock hinges and swing latches and four domed brass mounts on the bottom (j); interior covered in red velvet and red twill tape attached to one side holds top to bottom when opened; contents include (a) a handle that incorporates the elevators; (b) scraper or raspatory; (c) lenticular knife; (d) cranium forceps; (e) perforator; (f) smaller trephine; (g) larger trephine; (h) a key to remove the central pin from the trephine; (i) an ivory-handled brush; missing one instrument and key for case.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - handle
b - raspatory
c - lenticular knife
d - forceps
e - perforator
f - trephine
g - trephine
h - key
i - brush
j - case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Stanton
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1730
1740
circa 1730-1740
Material
metal: silver
ivory: white
leather: black
fabric: crimson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a - handle - Length 6.5 cm
b - raspatory
c - lenticular knife
d - forceps - Length 14.5 cm
e - perforator
f - trephine - Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
g - trephine - Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
h - key
i - brush - Length 6.5 cm
j - case - Length 21.0 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Raspatory missing; lining pulled from inside of lid; #4: corrosion on metal of casing; minor stains from corrosion on metal components
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://antiquescientifica.com/catalog.htm
Research Facts
An English c. 1730 antique trephine set with fine gull wing trephine. The bone disk forceps elevator is that of Dr. Samuel Sharp (1709-1778), FRS, who was an accomplished surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London. This rare antique neurosurgical kit is thought to have been made by the surgical instrument maker Edward Stanton, At the Saw and Crown, in Lombard Street, London, who was active between 1738 and 1744.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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dental elevator

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Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1969.281.1
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1969.281.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry
MM= Tooth extraction -- elevator
Description
Sharp-pointed, spear-shaped instrument with ivory handle; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1700
1899
circa 1700-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "18c.-19c."
Material
metal: grey
ivory: yellowish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.7.4
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
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Accession Number
1969.7.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
Jackknife-type lancet with a wide blade and very sharp point; in a tortoiseshell handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. D.S. MacLennan of Brampton, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James Stirling.
Dates
1770
1830
circa 1770-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c.-early 19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; beige
metal: grey
Inscriptions
A crown is stamped on the blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
One cover missing; blade corroded on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
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The Manner of Burying the Dead at Holy Mount near London during the Dreadful Plague [print]

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Dates
1670
1730
1670-1730
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
1981.11.2
Description
A black and white engraving on laid paper depicting a man throwing bodies into a pit in the dark of night, during the Plague.
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Accession Number
1981.11.2
Author
Walledetin (?)
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Plague -- pictorial works
Description
A black and white engraving on laid paper depicting a man throwing bodies into a pit in the dark of night, during the Plague.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Walledetin (?)
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1670
1730
1670-1730
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has "late 17th early 18th C ?"
Material
paper: black; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box B
Dimension Notes
Length 34.0 cm x Width 22.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Fragile
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England," late 17th or early 18th century, p. 10; prev. # 81.11.2; CD #UHN.
Research Facts
This engraving was produced for Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England; time depicted is during the Plague in 1665 during the reign of Charles II, in which upwards of one hundred thousand lives were swept away; accepted by the Academy of Medicine in 1960.
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