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hydrocele trocar and cannula

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
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Accession Number
1973.5.44 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
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 11.75 cm
b - cannula - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver; grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Slightly rusty; (b) one end of cannula a bit dented.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a black cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 7.3 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Label on lid reads, "No. // 309 ENGLISH // BREAST PUMPS // BULB WIRED ON, // DAVOL RUBBER CO. PROVIDENCE RI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has solidified and is starting to break; glass is discolouring; #2: rubber bulb is hard as well as the rubber band seal around the base of bulb; cardboard box has sections of delaminating paper; label has red and brown staining; #3: rubber is stiff; #4: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1974.7.1 a-e
Description
A lancet case with four lancets; case is leather-covered paper and contains two Hutchinson lancets, an Arnold lancet, and one Stodart lancet that does not fit the case; the lancets have tortoiseshell handles.
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Accession Number
1974.7.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
A lancet case with four lancets; case is leather-covered paper and contains two Hutchinson lancets, an Arnold lancet, and one Stodart lancet that does not fit the case; the lancets have tortoiseshell handles.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
Hutchinson lancet - Size: Length 5.5 cm
lancet - Size: Length 6.0 cm
case - Size: Length 6.0 cm a Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs W.R. Caven (Margaret Taylor Thorburn) of Toronto; belonged to her grandfather, Dr. William Taylor (1833-1891).
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
paper: beige
leather: dark purple
metal: silver
tortoiseshell: brown; beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. William Taylor (1833-1891) was a graduate of McGill; he first practised in Montreal, and later in Peterborough; he retired to Niagara Falls.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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dispensing scales

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6695
Dates
1830
1899
1830-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1974.9.1 a-h
Description
Pocket dispensing scales in a wooden case with four weights; consists of (a) the bar from which the scales are suspended; (b,c) circular metal trays; (d-g) rectangular weights; and (h) the wooden case, the inside bottom of which is lined with a coarse green material.
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Accession Number
1974.9.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
Pocket dispensing scales in a wooden case with four weights; consists of (a) the bar from which the scales are suspended; (b,c) circular metal trays; (d-g) rectangular weights; and (h) the wooden case, the inside bottom of which is lined with a coarse green material.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - bar - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 17.5 cm
b - metal tray - Size: Diam. 6.9 cm
c - metal tray - Size: Diam. 6.9 cm
d - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.25 cm
g - weight - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
h - case - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Dates
1830
1899
1830-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c.-late 19c."
Material
wood: red
fabric: green
fabric: black
metal: yellow; silver
Inscriptions
A paper label affixed to the underside of the lid has a series of handwritten conversions or equivalencies of apothecary weights into grains (?) and ounces.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-6
Condition Remarks
(a) metal scale shows some moderate signs of use; brownish-black discolouration on 40%; white deposit between the cracks of the scale; (b) weight has brown discolouration in patches, and minor scratches; the bottom has a large brown stain in the centre and some scratches and nicks; (c) patches of brown spots on approx. 2%; the bottom also shows signs of use; (h) box shows signs of use; scratches and minor stains; no signs of mould
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1979.24.1
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
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Accession Number
1979.24.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontics
Dentistry
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- gum lancet
Description
A folding gum lancet with a tortoiseshell handle and a steel axe-like blade at the end of a narrow shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle slightly cracked at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.24.2
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
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Accession Number
1979.24.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On piece that connects the tenaculum to the handle: "S Maw // London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
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Richardson's sphygmograph

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Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1979.9.2
Description
Sphygmograph has a square base with a motor attached; motor is operated by a hand lever; apparatus juts out above motor with a needle to make graphs when measuring pulse rate; cloth straps are attached, which are tied around the wrist; a rod marked off and numbered from 1 to 6 is on top of the need…
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Accession Number
1979.9.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
Sphygmograph has a square base with a motor attached; motor is operated by a hand lever; apparatus juts out above motor with a needle to make graphs when measuring pulse rate; cloth straps are attached, which are tied around the wrist; a rod marked off and numbered from 1 to 6 is on top of the needle and a metal block is at the top of the rod; there is a screw at bottom of base for winding the apparatus.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. W.J. Scott.
Maker
S. Manson and Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1900
circa 1860-1900
Material
metal: grey
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
In working order; somewhat worn, particularly the straps; motor runs.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons Catalogue, 1895, p. 314
http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/objects/display?id=92214
Research Facts
Apparatus has a device for regulating tension; a weight is moved along a bar as in a metronome; tension device introduced by B. W. Richardson.
Blood pressure is measured and recorded using a sphygmograph. It is strapped to the wrist. The pulse beat is transmitted to a lever which records it on smoked paper. The first efficient sphygmograph was designed by Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904) in 1863. This example belonged to Dr Robert Ellis Dudgeon (1820-1904). He was a prominent figure in homeopathy. Dudgeon also made his own changes to Marey’s original design. It was made by instrument maker J. Gauter in 1876. In the late 1800s, physiology teachers used sphygmographs to visually demonstrate blood pressure. Instruments such as this were also valuable diagnostic aids. They were the predecessor of the modern arm cuffs physicians now use to measure blood pressure.
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knives in wooden canister

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Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
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Accession Number
1980.14.5 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
A cylindrical wooden canister with two steel knives that have nickel-plated handles.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Colin McRae via Mr. Frank Somers; the set belonged to his great-grandfather Dr. Charles William Buchanan (1810-1876).
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. (scalpel)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1876
1800-1876
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on scalpel: "The J.F. Hartz Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
Lid of container is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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European dill seed oil

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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.1
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-quarter full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; about one-quarter full of a reddish brown liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: translucent; stained brownish
paper: white
ink: black
oil: brown
Inscriptions
Label on bottle has "OL. ANETHI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Directions for use on label are legible; #2: cork is whole; no chips or cracks in the glass; labels are whole but stained and coming up slightly at the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
European dill seed oil; colourless or pale yellow oil obtained by distillation from dill; darkens with age; has a characteristic odour resembling that of caraway, and a sweet, pungent taste; for treatment of flatulence in infants.
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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Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.10
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
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Accession Number
1980.18.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antisepsis
Drug Packaging
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with a narrow neck and a glass stopper with faceted edges; white enamel with gold border and black text curved label affixed to bottle; barely amount of deep gold liquid; stopper stuck in neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Myron Swartz.
Dates
1850
1880
circa 1850-1880
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
ink: black
precipitate: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "OL. CREASOT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label frayed around the edges.
Copy Type
Original
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