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vaccination scarificator

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Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001863
Accession Number
997001863
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
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vaccination scarificator

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001941
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Accession Number
997001941
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
Needles rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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Showing typical vaccination vesicle of 10th day [wax model]

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
Accession Number
997002031
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of t…
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Accession Number
997002031
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Education
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- models
Vaccination
Pediatrics -- models
Models, Anatomic
MM= Teaching Materials -- models
Description
Wax model of an infant's arm, showing a vaccination vesicle at the 10th day, in a sealed cylindrical glass jar; the back half of the jar is filled in with a black substance (unknown) and the arm model sits on top; the wax is painted to depict true colour; the bottom of the jar is flat; the top of the jar is sealed with a flat, round metal lid, over which is parchment that is painted black; there are five identifying labels on the jar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Presented to James Miller by Dr. Alexander James of Edinburgh; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Joseph Towne
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
parchment: tan
paint: black; red; flesh tone
Inscriptions
The labels read: (1) "Vaccine 10th day"; (2) "7711"; (3) "Wax model of infant's arm showing // typical vaccination vesicle of // 10th day."; (4) "Presented to James Miller by // the late Dr. Alexander James of // Edinburgh"; and (5) "JOSEPH TOWNE // fecit // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete, with only minor wear; the wax is complete with no damage; the metal lid shows wear, but no corrosion; the parchment on top of the lid is torn in the middle and the black paint covering it is flaking and unstable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See information on Joseph Towne in an article on the Medical Museum of St. Guy's Hospital (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Exhibit History
On loan to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre for the Museopathy Exhibit, May 24, 2001; "Picturing the Body: Medical Arts as Teaching Tools," Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Sept. 17, 2010.
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smallpox vaccine (glycerinated)

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Dates
1978
1979
circa 1978 – 1979
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
012037001 a-e
Description
Small cylindrical white plastic smallpox vaccine tube (a) with cylindrical black metal screw cap (b) containing one small transparent cylindrical glass vial of yellow glycerinated smallpox vaccine (c), one small transparent cylindrical glass vial containing grey metal scarification needle (d) and s…
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Accession Number
012037001 a-e
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Vaccines
Vaccination
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Smallpox Vaccine
Smallpox Virus
Infection
Description
Small cylindrical white plastic smallpox vaccine tube (a) with cylindrical black metal screw cap (b) containing one small transparent cylindrical glass vial of yellow glycerinated smallpox vaccine (c), one small transparent cylindrical glass vial containing grey metal scarification needle (d) and small pyriform black rubber bulb (e); tube has circular push up at base with manufacturer information embossed, product information printed on sides in black ink, and cylindrical finish with external continuous thread; cap has flat top, vertical indents in sides, rolled bottom edge, and brass coloured interior with circular white paper insert at top; both vials are thin and have round ends; bulb is hollow with circular hole at both ends.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – tube – Length 8.6 cm Diameter 1.4 cm
b – cap – Length 0.8 cm Diameter 1.6 cm
c – vaccine – Length 6.4 cm Diameter 0.1 cm
d – needle – Length 6.4 cm Diameter 0.2 cm
e – bulb – Length 1.2 cm Diameter 0.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor, found at estate yard sale; previous owner was a nurse.
Maker
Connaught Laboratories Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1978
1979
circa 1978 – 1979
Date Remarks
Based on expiration date printed on container tube
Material
plastic: white
metal: black, brass, grey
paper: white
glass: clear
rubber: black
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on exterior of tube: “SMALLPOX VACCINE (GLYCERINATED) // Freon Purified // STORE BELOW 5ºC (41ºF.) // Directions for use: See enclosed leaflet // Can. Lic. No. 3 Code: PEACH Pres: Phenol 0.4% // CONNAUGHT LABORATORIES LIMITED // Willowdale Toronto, Canada // LOT 796-15 // EXP. DATE: APR 25 79 // DIN 075027 // 1 TUBE // 1 TUBE”; embossed on base of tube: “LERMER // GARWOOD, N. J.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor abrasion near top edge of cap; minor scratching all over exterior of tube
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Article (online)
Website
Reference Comments
Rutty, Christopher J. “Origins: From the Connaught Fund & Back to Connaught Laboratories.” Connaught Fund, The Connaught Fund at the University of Toronto, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
Tesini, Brenda L. “Smallpox.” Merck Manual, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
Research Facts
Smallpox was a highly infectious disease with an extremely high mortality rate; it was caused by the variola virus and spread through the air from person to person; symptoms included severe abdominal pain, fever, and rash; the smallpox vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner and is considered the first vaccine ever developed; smallpox is considered eradicated and no cases have been reported since 1977.
Connaught Laboratories was established in 1914 at the University of Toronto as the Antitoxin Laboratory in the Department of Hygiene; it was established in part due to increased awareness and agency in treatment and prevention of infectious diseases within the public health context of Canadian society; Dr. John Gerald FitzGerald was the driving force behind the establishment of the laboratory which initially focused on producing diphtheria antitoxin; Connaught Laboratories maintained a non-commercial mandate for much of the twentieth century and expanded significantly following the discovery of insulin and through combating the spread of infectious diseases during and after the World Wars; Connaught Laboratories was an industry leader in the production of a variety of vaccines including typhus, smallpox, and polio, as well as other medical products including penicillin and insulin; eventually became privately owned in 1986 under the Mulroney government.
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commemorative postage stamps

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Dates
2005
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
Accession Number
005025001
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what…
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Accession Number
005025001
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Poliomyelitis -- ephemera
Vaccination
Vaccination -- ephemera
Philately -- ephemera
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what looks like a polio germ.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Paul Robertson purchased this sheet of stamps from the Deseronto Ontario post office on the release date, September 2, 2005.
Maker
Canadian Post Office & Polio Canada
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2005
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: white, purple, green, orange, pink, blue, black
Inscriptions
"ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH // ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S PROGRAM // OF UNIVERSAL POLIO VACCINATION." printed on the upper left corner of the sheet (repeated in French) "1955" and "2005" printed at the top of the sheet "Mass polio vaccination in Canada - 1955" printed on each stamp (repeated in French) "Canadian Bank Note // Design / Conception: Debbie Adams // Illustration: Debbie Adams" printed at the bottom of the sheet "Photos: Andrew Leyerle: // (c) J.-Y. Sgro, University of Wisconsin. // http://virology.wisc.edu/virusworld" printed on the bottom of the sheet
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Length
23.2 cm
Width
18.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Canada Post - Collecting"; "Ontario March of Dimes"
Research Facts
Commemorates the 50th anniversary of mass polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps are valued at 50 cents each.
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vaccination certificate

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Dates
1947
1949
circa 1947 - 1949
Collection
Michael Wright Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
Accession Number
008002001
Description
Paper booklet containing international vaccination certificates stamped by various agencies; certificate include small pox, yellow fever, typhus fever, cholera.
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Accession Number
008002001
Collection
Michael Wright Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Immunization
Description
Paper booklet containing international vaccination certificates stamped by various agencies; certificate include small pox, yellow fever, typhus fever, cholera.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in the Hazardous Waste Depot in Kingston, Ontario by the donor in the autumn of 2007.
Maker
International Refugee Organization
Dates
1947
1949
circa 1947 - 1949
Date Remarks
On artifact
Material
paper: tan, cream
ink: black, red, purple, green
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "United Nations // WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION // Interim Commission // International Certificate // of // Inoculation and Vaccination // I. R. O. // Middle East Mission // Issued by the // PREPARATORY COMMISSION // INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ORGANIZATION"; hand written on cover: "Wanda Gorska".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 16
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded, some stains, some minor smeared ink stamps; imprint of rusted paper clip on back cover.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Documented proved the vaccination against diseases of holder when on international missions with the World Health Organization. Mrs. Wanda Gorska was listed as female, 36 years of age. Stamps were for Medical Officer 602 I. R. O Staging Centre Delmenhorst. First date appears as "4.9.1947" and last is "3.12.1949".
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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
Accession Number
1934.5.7 a-d
Description
Small roughly rectangular round on end end spring / vaccinator and punch on opposite, trigger on face, sliding name plate to expose works; case wood, leather cover, velvet lining; small glass bottle with cork containing some contents.
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Accession Number
1934.5.7 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Vaccination
Classification
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Smallpox Virus
Immunization
Public Health
Description
Small roughly rectangular round on end end spring / vaccinator and punch on opposite, trigger on face, sliding name plate to expose works; case wood, leather cover, velvet lining; small glass bottle with cork containing some contents.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
punch - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
cover plate
case
glass bottle - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
W.J.M. Gordon & Bro.
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Date Remarks
Patented Jan. 27, 1857
Material
metal
wood
fabric
leather
glass
cork
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013 (vaccinator only).
Condition Remarks
The spring lancet was in good condition; there was one patch of grey-green corrosion on the lever side, 0.3 cm x 0.2 cm; the metal was slightly worn; the velvet lining was slightly faded along the sides; the box was in good condition except for one torn patch on the top of the lid, 1.3 cm x 0.8 cm, and a slight crack in the leather running lengthwise across the lid; the cork in the vial has cracked and was in two pieces; there were two more slightly worn patches on the side of the lid and box where the latch came in contact with the leather; #3: the case is deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; on exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011.
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
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
Treatment, General
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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hollow-pointed vaccination lancet

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.222.4
Description
A metal hollow-pointed blade swivels on a rivet between two ridged handle pieces made from horn.
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Accession Number
1969.222.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Smallpox Virus
Immunization
Public Health
Description
A metal hollow-pointed blade swivels on a rivet between two ridged handle pieces made from horn.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Charrière
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Material
metal: grey
shell: brown
Inscriptions
Stamped inscription: "Charriere"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On loan to Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, for exhibit on Health and Disease in Brooklyn L-2019-2 22 March 2019 - 31 Dec 2022.
Length
9.3 cm
Width
1.02 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: No active corrosion on blade; black discolouration over approx. 50% of surface; no major cracks in handle; minor orange deposits on handle near pivot point; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker (scarifier)

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Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.283.1 a-d
Description
Flute-like wooden body with a brass spring and steel needles, the Lebenswecker consists of (a) a cap; (b) the body; (c) a spring with a handle at one end and lancets at the other; (d) wooden piece of the body.
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Accession Number
1969.283.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Flute-like wooden body with a brass spring and steel needles, the Lebenswecker consists of (a) a cap; (b) the body; (c) a spring with a handle at one end and lancets at the other; (d) wooden piece of the body.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Depth 3.2 cm
b - body - Size: Length 15.6 cm
c - spring - Size: Length 21.5 cm
d - body part - Size: Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This device was used with an irriating oil as a counterirritant to vaccinations.
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