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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002008 a-b
Description
Two part turned maple wood single stemmed monaural stethoscope; hollow tapered ear piece (a) inserts into circular chest piece (b) includes two holes to allow for different angles of hearing once ear pieces is inserted.
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Accession Number
997002008 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
Two part turned maple wood single stemmed monaural stethoscope; hollow tapered ear piece (a) inserts into circular chest piece (b) includes two holes to allow for different angles of hearing once ear pieces is inserted.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – ear piece – Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam 3.0 cm
b – chest piece – Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam 1.4 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Based on usage of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscope; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On display Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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monaural stethoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12954
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002009
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece.
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Accession Number
997002009
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Bases on usae of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam 2.4 cm
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscopes; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002010
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece with circular chest piece.
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Accession Number
997002010
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered ear piece with circular chest piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Based on usage of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 13.7 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscope; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
On loan L-2016-4 to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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monaural stethoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12957
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997002011
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered trumpet shaped ear piece with circular chest piece.
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Accession Number
997002011
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
One piece turned ebony monaural stethoscope is a hollow tapered trumpet shaped ear piece with circular chest piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Dates
1860
1890
circa 1860-1890
Date Remarks
Based on usage of this type of stethoscope
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit: "Discovery Centre," Fort Henry NHS, Kingston, Ontario, 10 November 2011.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Originial
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Antique Med Web-site: Monaural Stethoscope; CD #6
Research Facts
Charles J. B. Williams developed the two-piece monaural stethoscope in 1843 with a trumpet shaped chest end that fit more comfortably against the chest wall, with a removable ear piece. Became the standard design. The two pieces were used in different holes for the examination of the chest or the heart. Also sensitive enough for hearing a fetus in the womb.
Exhibit History
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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exploring trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6100
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1969.433.1
Description
Turned ivory handle, long, thin, steel shaft with blade at end.
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Accession Number
1969.433.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Turned ivory handle, long, thin, steel shaft with blade at end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Material
ivory: light yellow
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory handle was dirty and yellowed, metal shaft was tarnished Some oxidation on blade approx. 2.5 cm from tip; pitting on tip; ivory slightly yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Top of handle nearest the shaft is threaded; possibly there is a missing piece.
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exploring trocar

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.7.17
Description
A metal trocar affixed to aan ivory or a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
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Accession Number
1979.7.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A metal trocar affixed to aan ivory or a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
metal: grey
bone: yellowish-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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stethoscope head

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.7.8
Description
Vulcanite stethoscope head, shaped like a slightly tapered cylinder, open at both ends.
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Accession Number
1979.7.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Description
Vulcanite stethoscope head, shaped like a slightly tapered cylinder, open at both ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
vulcanite: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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Aitken thermometer set

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5335
Dates
1865
1900
circa 1865-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1934.16.1 a-c
Description
Includes two-inch wooden case with instructions and two thermometers, one straight and one bent.
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Accession Number
1934.16.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Includes two-inch wooden case with instructions and two thermometers, one straight and one bent.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by Univeristy of Toronto, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I. H. Cameron.
Maker
L. Casella
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1865
1900
circa 1865-1900
Material
glass
mercury
wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Growing Pains: the 1867 Kingston General Hospital Crisis” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
#2: curved thermometer has no cracks; numbers are slightly faded; straight thermometer has no cracks; metal end has some scratches; box shows some signs of use; stained velvet on the inside; some scratches and dents on the outer surface; no cracks or mould
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Medicine and its Technology," by A. Davis, 1981, p. 61
Research Facts
Used to measure body temperature by placing the thermometer under the arm
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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