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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
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1969.158.1
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
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Accession Number
1969.158.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
A standard scarificator with eight blades in two opposite sets of four.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. Smith
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"W. SMITH" stamped on one side, with a crown over the top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.204.1
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
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Accession Number
1969.204.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"LONDON"; "ARNOLD & SONS" near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Length
15.3 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: the nickle plating is slightly worn, and there is slight corrosion evident around these worn patches; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.205.1
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
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Accession Number
1969.205.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sponge
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS"; "LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5811
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.209.1
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
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Accession Number
1969.209.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
horn: brown
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue for 1915, p. 1142 item #A7145
Research Facts
Originally labelled "Vaccination Scarificator," but see Kny-Scheerer catalogue. This device is used with an irritating oil as a counter-irritant.
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alcohol lamp burner

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1969.246.1 a-b
Description
A squate glass bottle, ballooning out at sides with a narrow neck surrounded by a metal piece through which the rope wick protrudes; a glass cap fits over the wick.
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Accession Number
1969.246.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A squate glass bottle, ballooning out at sides with a narrow neck surrounded by a metal piece through which the rope wick protrudes; a glass cap fits over the wick.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - cap
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear yellowish
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On glass bottom: "C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Metal on wick is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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hydrocele trocar and cannula

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.280.1 a-b
Description
Straight steel trocar with silver cannula; scored, checkered wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.280.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Testicular Diseases
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Straight steel trocar with silver cannula; scored, checkered wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 6.6 cm
b - trocar - Size: Length 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold and Sons catalogue, London, p. 155 (similar; different in size, ebony instead of wood); CD #UHN
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Southey's capillary trocar

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1969.285.1 a-c
Description
Fine, straight trocar with ivory handle and cover; two cannulae.
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Accession Number
1969.285.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Description
Fine, straight trocar with ivory handle and cover; two cannulae.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
trocar - Size: Length 4.9 cm
handle - Size: Length 6.1 cm
cover - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
ivory: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
Two cannulae and a rubber tube are missing; trocar is heavily rusted; #2: metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, 1890, p. 358 (identical to fig. 1278); CD #UHN
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Volkmann's retractor

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.300.1
Description
Fork-like nickel-plated tissue retractor with wooden handle and four sharp prongs.
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Accession Number
1969.300.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
Fork-like nickel-plated tissue retractor with wooden handle and four sharp prongs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wooden handle has a 6.3-cm longitudinal crack.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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urethratome tip

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.356.1
Description
Nickel-plated steel or brass shaft with a blade along the horizontal, taking up about half the length.
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Accession Number
1969.356.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- urethratome
Description
Nickel-plated steel or brass shaft with a blade along the horizontal, taking up about half the length.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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