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Taylor's percussion hammer

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
McPherson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997003014
Description
A flat orange rubber triangle, with rounded corners, is encircled by a metal loop that extends into a handle, widening slightly to about halfway down the handle; the rest of the handle is a metal loop; the rubber triangle is secured by a small screw on either side.
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Accession Number
997003014
Collection
McPherson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Description
A flat orange rubber triangle, with rounded corners, is encircled by a metal loop that extends into a handle, widening slightly to about halfway down the handle; the rest of the handle is a metal loop; the rubber triangle is secured by a small screw on either side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Malcolm E. McPherson, a graduate of Queen's School of Medicine in 1929; Dr. McPherson practised in Hawthorne, NS; he was a G.P. but specialized in gynecology.
Maker
Haslam
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
McPherson practised 1931-1957
Material
metal: silver
rubber: orange
Inscriptions
On handle: "HASLAM // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber is discoloured and shows wear, especially around corners; metal is scratched and also discoloured in places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital Catalogue, General Surgical ed." by Sklar Instruments, 1992 p. 32 (item #115-15); Ms. Lyall McPherson (daughter); photo (in file); CD #3
Exhibit History
Loaned to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre for the Museopathy exhibit, May 24-Sept. 17, 2001.
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Grass photo stimulator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11662
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, …
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Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurology -- instrumentation
Epilepsy
Seizures
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, rubber feet and metal supporting stand; control unit sides have various outlets; electrical cord with plug is attached to control unit; (d) external monitor cable attaches to control unit via two-pronged metal connector.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - flash lamp - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - stand - Size: Length 131.5 cm x Width 79.0 cm x Depth 36.0 cm
c - control unit - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 18.8 cm
d - external monitor cable - Size: Length 245.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by KGH via Graeme McKay
Maker
Grass Medical Instruments
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Date based on appearance of artifact
Material
metal: silver, black, grey
plastic: grey, black, yellow, translucent
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted on flash lamp end: "HEYCO"; printed on sticker affixed to stand: "ATLAS SOUND"; printed on face of control unit: "GRASS PS22 // PHOTO // STIMULATOR // MODEL PS22 A // SERIAL"; imprinted on the end of connector of external monitor cable: "HEYCO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Condition Remarks
Flash lamp is scratched on handle and paint has minor chipping; horizontal rod, shaft and base of stand are rusted; plastic coating on electrical cord is cracked at joint of control unit; control unit top has minor stains; otherwise control unit is very good; external monitor cable is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Effect of Photo-Stimulation on the Autonomic Nervous System As Measured by Entrainment Ratios of Heart Rate Variability" by Julie Penick, 2003, pages 58-62; CD #5; CD #6.
Research Facts
Used as diagnostic tool for epilepsy and other seizure disorders and for light therapy. Stand has been assembled from various parts. Flash lamp and control unit have different manufacturer than stand.
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997034257
Description
Percussion hammer which consists of a flat, elongated teardrop shape with a blunt point at the end; the handle tapers to a cylindrical shaft, then opens to an elongated oval that holds a triangular rubber head.
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Accession Number
997034257
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Percussion -- instrumentation
Neurology
Physical Examination
MM= Percussion -- hammer
Description
Percussion hammer which consists of a flat, elongated teardrop shape with a blunt point at the end; the handle tapers to a cylindrical shaft, then opens to an elongated oval that holds a triangular rubber head.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
"JAPAN" stamped into metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining or corrosion; minor scratches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., 1957, p. 559 (similar to #46568) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Used for testing reflexes.
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997034258
Description
Percussion hammer which consists of a solid, cylindrical teardrop-shaped handle that tapers at bottom to a flat, triangular connecting piece of metal; this piece of metal tapers to a solid cylindrical shaft, then opens to an elongated oval that holds a triangular rubber head.
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Accession Number
997034258
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Percussion -- instrumentation
Neurology
Physical Examination
MM= Percussion -- hammer
Description
Percussion hammer which consists of a solid, cylindrical teardrop-shaped handle that tapers at bottom to a flat, triangular connecting piece of metal; this piece of metal tapers to a solid cylindrical shaft, then opens to an elongated oval that holds a triangular rubber head.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
"I v B - KROME GERMANY" stamped into metal; "OPD" written with black marker on rubber.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Chrome plating worn; scratches on metal; rubber is scored
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," by Allen & Hanburys Ltd., 1957, p. 559 (similar to #46568) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Used for testing reflexes.
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electroencephalograph

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Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a …
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Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Electroencephalography
Neurology -- instrumentation
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a printer, pulling paper from a compartment beneath and sending it through a series of recording needles which record the brain waves; metal attachable (b) which hangs off the left side and catches the printed chart paper; sitting inside the tray is a stack of used paper (c); box full of unused paper in the compartment (d); metal plate (e) which covers the ink cartridges which is currently unattached; five electrodes (f-j) (three orange, one black, and one gray), and two portable electrode boards (k-l), which appear to be later than the rest of the machine; the boards are plastic boxes with gray cords; thin yellow plastic pen or pointer like device (m) and a grey printer cable (n) that plugs into INPUT socket on side of machine.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - electroencephalograph
b - tray
c - used paper
d - unused paper in box
e - plate (ink cover)
f - electrode
g - electrode
h - electrode
i - electrode
j - electrode
k - electrode board
l - electrode board
m - yellow pointer
n - printer cable
Provenance
Owned and used at the Kingston Penitentiary Hospital; it was transferred to the Penitentiary Museum in November 2000 after it was deemed obsolete.
Maker
Grass Instruments Co.
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Date Remarks
The date "March 1974" is stamped on a plate on the side; the electrodes are from the 1990s, there are dates on them; the boards appear to be later as well.
Material
metal: silver; green
plastic: white; blue; orange; yellow; black; silver; yellow
rubber: orange; black; gray
paper: white
Inscriptions
"GRASS ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH MODEL 8-16" on the front of the face along with various dial and button information and safety information; "March 1974" stamped on a plate on the left side; the electrodes have dates on them, they are either Sept 1991 or May 1994; the mini-electrode boards have "MINI ELECTRODE BOARD // GRASS INST. CO // QUINCY MASS. U.S.A. // MODEL // MEB-INT" on them
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1 - Floor
Dimension Notes
a - Length 76.0 cm x Width 65.5 cm x Depth 117.0 cm
b - Length 38.5 cm x Width 31.0 cm x Depth 25.7 cm
c - Length 36.0 cm x Width 30 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - Length 38.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
e - Length 41.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
f - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
h - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
i - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
j - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
k - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
l - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
m - Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
n - Length 435.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The ink from the printer has leaked and run over parts of the machine body and face; there is some staining; the tray is badly deformed and will not securely attached; there is a plastic hinged plate which covers the pens on the machine that is coming off because the hinge is bent out of shape.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Bakken Library and Museum"
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Taylor's percussion hammer

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997037007
Description
Percussion hammer, framed in a thin, solid, cylindrical metal tube with two closed, elongated rings at both ends; the handle end has the larger ring that melds into a solid teardrop-shaped connector with both flat edges and face; the main stem of the hammer consists of a solid metal cylindrical tub…
Accession Number
997037007
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Description
Percussion hammer, framed in a thin, solid, cylindrical metal tube with two closed, elongated rings at both ends; the handle end has the larger ring that melds into a solid teardrop-shaped connector with both flat edges and face; the main stem of the hammer consists of a solid metal cylindrical tube which flares at the end which connects to another, slightly smaller elongated ring; this top ring, when compared to the handle, is turned 90 deg. allowing the instrument to maintain its hammer-like appearance; the actual percussion piece is a solid isosceles triangle made of red rubber which fits into the top ring
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The percussion hammer exhibits a significant amount of wear as well as a slight amount of inactive corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Kny-Scheerer Company Surgical Instruments Catalog,"21st ed., 1915, p. 1094 (item A/-4468) (see attached photocopy)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 31 Jan 2017.
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percussion hammer

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997002036
Accession Number
997002036
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Copy Type
Original
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Vernou's percussor

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
1976.6.45
Description
Long, slender, wooden handle with a disc-shaped head that has a rubber bumper around its perimeter; head unscrews from handle.
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Accession Number
1976.6.45
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Percussion -- instrumentation
Neurology
Physical Examination
MM= Percussion -- hammer
Description
Long, slender, wooden handle with a disc-shaped head that has a rubber bumper around its perimeter; head unscrews from handle.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
wood: reddish-brown
metal: silver
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Condition Remarks
Rubber bumper deteriorating--dried, cracked, almost split in one area; #2: Rubber requires special treatment
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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Traube's percussion hammer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
1977.10.2
Description
A metal percussion hammer with a flat handle (filed steel?) attached to a mallet head with a rounded, screw-on piece with a rubber point.
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Accession Number
1977.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Description
A metal percussion hammer with a flat handle (filed steel?) attached to a mallet head with a rounded, screw-on piece with a rubber point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. St. Krzysztoporski (Poland), c/o of Dr. A, Abramowicz of Humber Memorial Hospital, Weston, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: grey; silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted in the handle: "AESCULAP" over the the logo of a crown over a caduceus.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 1093; CD #UHN
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Taylor's percussion hammer

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
1977.5.27
Description
Percussion hammer consists of a rounded, flattened metal handle with a triangular-shaped wedge of compressed rubber attached at one end.
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Accession Number
1977.5.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Description
Percussion hammer consists of a rounded, flattened metal handle with a triangular-shaped wedge of compressed rubber attached at one end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. T.W. Thompson, Nakomas, Florida.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: grey
rubber: reddish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 3.75 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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