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Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1997.2.11
Description
Amputating saw with long flat metal blade with serrated edge and curved front attached with two metal screws to a dark ebony decorative handle with flared section on top and bottom for gripping with embossed designs of lion and unicorn on either side of the crown and text with the manufacturers nam…
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Accession Number
1997.2.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- amputation
Description
Amputating saw with long flat metal blade with serrated edge and curved front attached with two metal screws to a dark ebony decorative handle with flared section on top and bottom for gripping with embossed designs of lion and unicorn on either side of the crown and text with the manufacturers name on the back of the handle; blade with heavy top guard along top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "W & H Hutchinson Sheffield"; on reverse: "Instrument MAKER TO THE ROYAL NAVY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Length
34.3 cm
Width
10.0 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimetre
Dimension Notes
Length 34.3 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rust patches on blade and back; #2: There are patches of active corrosion on both sides of the blade, one on one side along the top[ framed edge (1.7 cm x 0.7 cm), and two smaller patches above this (0.5 cm and 0.2 cm in diameter); on the opposite side of the blade, there were seven significant patches of corrosion: four patches at the tip of the blade (0.5 cm x 1.2 cm; 0.7 cm x 0.3 cm; 10.4 cm x 0.7 cm; 1.5 cm x 0.5 cm); in the centre of the blade next to the handle, there is a patch 2.6 cm x 1.1 cm; above this along the top framed edge, there is a patch 3.7 cm x 1.3 cm; the rest of the blade has smaller corrosion spots over approximately 5% of its surface; the handle was dirty and there was a crack running down its base where it connects to the blade, 2.6 cm long; the handle was dirty; #3: returned from loan condition unchanged.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On loan L-2016-4 to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
On exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011
On loan to St. James Cathedral and Archives, April 11, 2003-Aug. 2003
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1997.2.12
Description
A straight metal saw with a serrated blade; narrow blade tapers to a point; attached by rivets to a wooden handle that is cross-hatched.
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Accession Number
1997.2.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- metacarpal
Description
A straight metal saw with a serrated blade; narrow blade tapers to a point; attached by rivets to a wooden handle that is cross-hatched.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Material
metal: grey
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Cartouche marked "W & H HUTCHINSON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
One rivet is broken; handle ends are warped.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold and Sons catalogue, 1876; CD #UHN
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Hey's skull saw

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8762
Dates
1800
1879
1800-1879
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1997.2.13
Description
Saw with double-sided flat blade, one side of which is semicircular and the other side of which is straight; edges are serrated; shank is set between the handle and riveted; one side has a cartouche; handle is wooden and is cross-hatched on both sides.
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Accession Number
1997.2.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Trephining -- instrumentation
Neurology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- skull
Description
Saw with double-sided flat blade, one side of which is semicircular and the other side of which is straight; edges are serrated; shank is set between the handle and riveted; one side has a cartouche; handle is wooden and is cross-hatched on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1879
1800-1879
Material
metal: grey
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Cartouche is marked "W & H HUTCHINSON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm s Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle ends have warped and are lifting away from the shank.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weiss's Illustrated Catalogue of Surgical Instruments etc.," 1863; CD #UHN
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stomach pump and enema

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6948
Dates
1841
1859
1841-1859
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1976.6.44
Description
Metal syringe with tubing and accessories in a fabric-lined case.
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Accession Number
1976.6.44
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Suction
Irrigation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Suction and Drainage -- stomach pump
Description
Metal syringe with tubing and accessories in a fabric-lined case.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Maker
W. and H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1841
1859
1841-1859
Material
metal: yellow
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Growing Pains: the 1867 Kingston General Hospital Crisis” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files
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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veterinary fleam

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15118
Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Phlebotomy
Accession Number
017020012
Description
Veterinary bloodletting fleam with three differently sized metal blades which fold into a metal sheath of the same shape. Each blade is long and rectangular with a triangular blade sticking out three quarters of the way up with rounded sides. Each blade turns on a screw attached to the end of the s…
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Accession Number
017020012
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Phlebotomy
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
Phlebotomy
Veterinary Medicine
Description
Veterinary bloodletting fleam with three differently sized metal blades which fold into a metal sheath of the same shape. Each blade is long and rectangular with a triangular blade sticking out three quarters of the way up with rounded sides. Each blade turns on a screw attached to the end of the sheath, and can turn almost 360 degrees.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (State)
South Yorkshire
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1899
circa 1830-1899
Date Remarks
Based on material, presence of maker's mark.
Material
brass
metal
grey
steel
Inscriptions
"CAST STEEL // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Length
14.5 cm
Width
2.7 cm
Height
0.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions measured at widest points.
Condition Remarks
Much rusting and fingerprinting, especially along blades.
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
http://www.medicalantiques.com/medical/Scarifications_and_Bleeder_Medical_Antiques.htm; http://www.alllancets.com/Braspg2.html
Research Facts
The fleams used for veterinary purposes were placed over the jugular vein of the neck most commonly and inserted with the help of a fleam stick. This was a heavy wooden club used to drive the blade in with a quick motion (so the horse didn’t know what hit him). Fleams were also used on humans to let blood.
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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
1934.5.17
Description
Exploring needle or tenaculum, which is a sharp, curved hook set in a black wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1934.5.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
Exploring needle or tenaculum, which is a sharp, curved hook set in a black wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
W & H Hutchison
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
"W & H HUTCHISON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Adhesive tape has marred the finish.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.429, but with hook turned 90°; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Called "sharp retractor" in AM Register.
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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
1934.8.8 a-c
Description
Turnkey for tooth extraction consisting of (a) a hard rubber (?) handle with fake graining to appear like wood; and (b) a metal shaft with (c) one removable claw attached.
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Accession Number
1934.8.8 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
MM= Tooth Extraction -- turnkey
Description
Turnkey for tooth extraction consisting of (a) a hard rubber (?) handle with fake graining to appear like wood; and (b) a metal shaft with (c) one removable claw attached.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
handle - Size: Length 9.0 cm
shaft - Size: Length 14.3 cm
claw
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. W.H. Brydon of Brampton, Ont; owned and used by Dr. Charles Robinson.
Maker
Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
rubber: black
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
The number "2" on the claw; "HUTCHINSON, SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Condition Remarks
Rusting
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1941.5.1 a-b
Description
Breast pump, consisting of a glass cup (a) in a brass "socket" and a brass syringe (b) which screws onto the socket of (a).
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Accession Number
1941.5.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump, consisting of a glass cup (a) in a brass "socket" and a brass syringe (b) which screws onto the socket of (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass cup - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Slight crack in glass
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
Urology
Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
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Accession Number
1969.180.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of five silver catheters (a-e) in a velvet-lined case (g,h), with a brown leather probe (f); yellow maker's label in lid.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - catheter #10 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
b - catheter #8 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
c - catheter #5 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
d - catheter #6 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
e - catheter #3 - Size: Length 22.2 cm
f - probe - Size: Length 31.8 cm
g - case top
h - case bottom - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had"19c."
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown; yellow
fabric: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Box broken, parts missing; #3: leather case deteriorating and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.2.1
Description
Metal lancet with arrow-head shaped end in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on the end so it can be swivelled in and out of the case. There is a maker's mark on the blade.
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Accession Number
1969.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Description
Metal lancet with arrow-head shaped end in a tortoise shell case, attached with a screw on the end so it can be swivelled in and out of the case. There is a maker's mark on the blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Rose, Cobourg Clinic in Ontario.
Maker
J. Gray & Son
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1849
1870
circa 1849-1870
Date Remarks
Date based on the founding of J. Gray and Son surgical instrument makers and the time in which instruments were made with tortoise shell
Material
tortoiseshell: brown; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on blade "J. GRAY & SON // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8 (in box)
Length
9.5 cm
Width
0.9 cm
Height
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
http://www.sheffieldcutlerymap.org.uk/location/joseph-gray-son-ltd/
https://www.nytimes.com/1981/05/03/arts/antiques-doctors-collect-medical-instruments.html
Research Facts
J. Gray & Son was founded in 1848, and after 1867, instruments made with tortoise shell fell out of fashion because of the introduction of aseptic surgery by Joseph Lister.
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