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Backhaus towel clip

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Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034466
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; closed round finger grips; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
997034466
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; closed round finger grips; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. B-27 (similar to item #BH-090-01-E) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to hold towels and drapes in place during surgery.
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Backhaus towel clip

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12064
Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034467
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; the proximal end has a closed round finger grip; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
997034467
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
The Backhaus towel clip is scissor-like and made up of two halves joined with a screw and snap catch ratchet; the proximal end has a closed round finger grip; distal end turns upwards and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1982
1920-1982
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"STEVENS SKIDMORE ENGLAND 84 1350" etched on instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. B-27 (similar to item #BH-090-01-E) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to hold towels and drapes in place during surgery.
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anterior laryngoscope

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034468 a-b
Description
Adult anterior-commissure laryngoscope consists of scope (a) with light carrier (b); (a) has a square shape, open on one side; hand grips on two sides; the third side is a tapered oval shape with channels on both sides to house light carriers and open at both ends; (b) is a solid tube, right-angled…
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Accession Number
997034468 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- laryngoscope
Description
Adult anterior-commissure laryngoscope consists of scope (a) with light carrier (b); (a) has a square shape, open on one side; hand grips on two sides; the third side is a tapered oval shape with channels on both sides to house light carriers and open at both ends; (b) is a solid tube, right-angled at the proximal end with an adaptor for the light source.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - scope - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - light carrier - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) "PILLING USA 52-2210" is stamped into the metal on the scope; (b) [Pilling logo] 9J" stamped into the metal of the light carrier.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," The George P. Pilling Co., 1932-33, p. 93 (similar to item J1286) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to examine the larynx.
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Trousseau tracheal dilator

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034496
Description
The Trousseau tracheal dilator is a scissor-like instrument with a screw joint; there is a spring-loaded bar between the two arms; the distal end turns upwards to a right angle; the blades are flat with rounded edges; the inner sides of the blades are smooth.
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Accession Number
997034496
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Tracheotomy -- instrumentation
Respiration
MM= Dilatation -- dilator
Description
The Trousseau tracheal dilator is a scissor-like instrument with a screw joint; there is a spring-loaded bar between the two arms; the distal end turns upwards to a right angle; the blades are flat with rounded edges; the inner sides of the blades are smooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PILLING RUSTLESS 43" stamped into metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Pilling, George P. & Son, 1932, p. 121 (similar to item #J3424) (please see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used to dilate the trachea during a tracheotomy or tracheostomy.
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doctor's office sign

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Dates
1930
1980
1930-1980
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000015003
Description
Brass sign; on one side it has the hours of operation the other indicates patients can walk in; two screw holes on top of walk in side; two much smaller holes on the side edges.
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Accession Number
000015003
Collection
Dr. Charles Basil Garner Church Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Brass sign; on one side it has the hours of operation the other indicates patients can walk in; two screw holes on top of walk in side; two much smaller holes on the side edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charles Basil Garner Church, the donor's father in law; he may have practiced in Perth Ontario; 1930-1980.
Dates
1930
1980
1930-1980
Date Remarks
Date based on when the doctor was practising.
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on the front in side depressions made for the letters "WALK IN"; on the back printed in black ink in depressions made for the characters "OFFICE HOURS // 2 TO 4 P.M. // AND BY // APPOINTMENT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-15
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
There are some streaks on the front indicating it was not well wiped when last polished; the back shows many signs of water getting behind it; there is paint; corrosion, and dirt.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000018005
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
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Accession Number
000018005
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Description
A free-standing electrical infrared heat lamp with metal guard over 750 watts chromalox element and adjustable horizontal rod ending in original cloth-braided electrical cord with on/off switch and refitted with a modern electrical cord and plug; lamp is supported by cast iron stand on four casters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
The Birtcher Corporation
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Item in catalogue published in 1945-1955.
Material
metal: tan, silver
plastic: black, yellow, cream
rubber: black
fabric: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on a painted metal plate: "THE BIRTCHER // CORPORATION // LOS ANGELES, CALIF. // MODEL 675 // WATTS 750 // VOLTS 115"; Handwritten in marker on hood: "105451 // E.L.R."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 116.0 cm x Width 68.5 cm x Depth 42.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Chipped paint on base of stand and horizontal rod; scratches on hood near horizontal rod; minor dents on hood; cloth-braided cord is discoloured; little rust at base of shaft; element inside hood is partially rusty; rubber wheels move freely; plastic covered electrical cord in like new condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Equipment, Supplies Catalogue", Ingram & Bell Limited Instruments, 1945-1955, p. 45 (Model # 3-845); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for heat therapy
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000018009
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
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Accession Number
000018009
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Rigo
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; embossed on bottom: "Rigo"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a small crack on the interior at the '2' mark in between the 'table' and the 'tea' marks; scratches are present at the base of the cup
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario's first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000018010
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
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Accession Number
000018010
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Rigo
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"// 30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; embossed on the bottom: "Rigo"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario's first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vacational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000018011
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on bottom.
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Accession Number
000018011
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4"// "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario's first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000018012
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000018012
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup; diamond shape embossed on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside, front: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cup is like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario's first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
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