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cystitis tablets

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Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001165 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle is 2/3 full of round brown tablets
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Accession Number
000001165 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cystitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle is 2/3 full of round brown tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: cream; red; brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.C.T. No. 72 // CYSTITIS // No. 2 // (FOR ALKALINE URINE) // Chocolate-Coated // Tablets // Benzoic acid, 3 grs. // Sodium borate, 2 grs. // Ext. Buchu, 1 gr. // Atropine sulphate, 1/500 gr. // Ext. Triticum,1 gr. // Ext. Corn-silk,1/2 gr. // Ext. Hydrangia, 1/2 gr. // Dose, 1 to 3 Tablets. // C741678 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; bottom: "6 // 4109A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row A
Length
a - 11.7 cm
Width
a - 5.1 cm
Depth
a - 3.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; label yellowed and dirty; abraded at bottom right corner; blue pen mark around control number stamp; cap fits securely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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sulphanilamide tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3982
Dates
1949
1950
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001190 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; square white sticker and round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; bottle is 2/3 full of round tablets.
Accession Number
000001190 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; square white sticker and round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; bottle is 2/3 full of round tablets.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
1950
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: amber
paper: red; cream; blue; white; orange
metal: silver; black
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "100 C.T. No. 762 // SULPHANILAMIDE // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // MEDICAMENTA VERA [these words surround logo] PD&Co. // 0.5 Gm. // (7.7 GRAINS) // WARNING – This drug // may cause severe toxic // reactions. // See enclosed circular. C784504 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side:"TOR – 1 90 // To be administered only under the supervision of // a physician. // See enclosed circular for dosage and information // regarding necessary control measures."; left side: "MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & Co. // The symbol of Parke, Davis & Company, // "Medicamenta Vera" indicates devotion // to truth in the manufacture and testing of // medicinal products."; bottom: "SON //R T. // L1P 1H9 // 3 // 410 [illeg.] "; (b) "PD & Co"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row A
Length
a - 10.6 cm
Width
a - 4.9 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle dusty; yellowish-brown accretion on bottom (old adhesive?); label yellowed; tears and abrasions around edges; cap corroding whre paint is scratched off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection, Jack Willson, Part 6
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Parke-Davis Kapseals [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4025
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000001230
Description
Ink blotter in the shape of a capsule; on the back is an advertisement for Parke-Davis Kapseals that lists the various medications available in Kapseals
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Accession Number
000001230
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- advertisements
Description
Ink blotter in the shape of a capsule; on the back is an advertisement for Parke-Davis Kapseals that lists the various medications available in Kapseals
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
cardboard: all colours
paper: blue
Inscriptions
"PROTECTED MEDICATION // it's the seal that makes the DIFFERENCE // PRECISION-MADE GELATIN // CAPSULES plus // HERMETIC GELATIN SEAL // Equals // KAPSEALS ® // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONT. // [contains information on ] Abdec® // Desicol® – Ferro-Desicol® // Dilantin® // Carbrital® // Benadryl® // Theelol // Ventrilex // Digifortis® // HexaVibex® // Kutrol® // Synkamin® // Combex® // Rucon // Ventrex® // Geriplex // Taka-Combex® // Naferon® // Combex // Livibron® // Chloromycetin®"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 22.1 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some ink is fading; blotter paper is separating from cardboard backing in some places along the edge; somewhat dirty
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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cystitis tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4028
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001233 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b) and paper label on front; bottle is half full of tablets
Accession Number
000001233 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Cystitis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b) and paper label on front; bottle is half full of tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
paper: cream; grey; blue
glass: amber
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.T. No. 72 // CYSTITIS // No. 2 // (FOR ALKALINE URINE) // 110 // Chocolate-Coated // Tablets // Benzoic acid ,3 grs. // Sodium borate, 2 grs. // Ext. Buchu, 1 gr. // Atropine Sulphate, 1/500 gr. // Ext. Triticum, 1 gr. // Ext. Corn-silk 1/2 gr. // Ext. Hydrangea, 1/2 gr. // Dose, 1 to 3 Tablets. // C 1551 [illeg.] 0 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA"; bottom: " 2 // 4109A // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row A
Length
a - 11.5 cm
Width
a - 5.1 cm
Depth
a - 3.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Lable yellowed; ink fading; several abrasions and a 3-mm tear on right edge; cap corroding aorund edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Benadryl Kapseals

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4067
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Anti-Allergic Agents
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; beige; orange; black
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 378 // KAPSEALS // BENADRYL // HYDROCHLORIDE // WITH // EPHEDRINE SULPHATE // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL CONTAINS: // Benadryl Hydrochloride Diphen- // hydramine Hcl. P.D. & Co. 50 mg. // Ephedrine Sulphate – 10 mg. // DOSE - One Kapseal, repeated // only as directed by the physician. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // [illeg.] [handwritten over above 9 lines] // C785002 [stamped]"; right side: "DISPENSE IN GLASS"; left side: "The word 'KAPSEALS' designates the her- // metically sealed capsules manufactured by // Parke, Davis & Company."; bottom: "9 // 4107C // 5 [embossed]"; (b) "P D & Co [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.5 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty; yellowish stain on right side; bottle dirty; some corrosion where paint is scraped off of cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Rhubarb and Soda

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4100
Dates
1939
1940
circa 1939
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001307 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back; it is full of tablets
Accession Number
000001307 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back; it is full of tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1940
circa 1939
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange; brown
glass: brown
metal: black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "500 C.T. No. 98 // RHUBARB // AND SODA // Rx ["x" part of the tail of the "R"] B // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // Amx per [illeg.] // Powdered Rhubarb . 1 1/2 grs. // Sodium bicarbonate . 1 1/2 grs. // Oil Peppermint . . . q.s. // Dose, 1 to 4 Tablets. // C731859 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "48-S-B F // 7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row F
Length
a - 12.5 cm
Width
a - 5.7 cm
Depth
a - 3.5 cm b - 1.2 cm
Diameter
b - 3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dirty; label yellowing, dirty and peeling at top corners; yellow-brown accretion on bottom of bottle (probably old adhesive); no apparent problems with cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Calomel and Soda

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4332
Dates
1947
1950
circa 1947
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001506 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a rectangular white sticker on the bottom, and is 2/3 full of tablets; top 1/2 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001506 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a rectangular white sticker on the bottom, and is 2/3 full of tablets; top 1/2 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
1950
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; beige; brown; blue
metal: black; grey
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 T.T No. 312 // CALOMEL // AND SODA // Rx M // TABLET // TRITURATES // Dose – As directed // by the physician // C774782 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "Calomel (Mercurous // Chloride) 1 gr. // Sodium Bicarbonate 1 gr."; // "Medicamenta Vera" indi- // cates devotion to truth in // the manufacture and testing // of medicinal products."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
a - 6.9 cm
Width
a - 3.2 cm
Depth
a - 2.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty; sticker on bottom peeling; cap corroded around rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.164
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Dates
1947
1950
circa 1947
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001507 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/3 full of tablets
Accession Number
000001507 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and is 1/3 full of tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
1950
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; blue
metal: black; grey
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 T.T. No. 33 // CALOMEL // MERCUROUS CHLORIDE // TABLET TRITURATES // 1/4 GRAIN // DOSE – 1 tablet as directed by the // physician. // C774203 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1 // 4103 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
a - 6.1 cm
Width
a - 2.9 cm
Depth
a - 2.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing 1.3 x 0.2 cm piece missing from right edge of label; cap corroded around rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.164, .506
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Hyoscine (Scopolamine) Hydrobromide

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4336
Dates
1948
1950
circa 1948
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
000001510 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a rectangular white sticker on the bottom, and is half full of tablets; top half and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001510 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Scopolamine
Muscle Relaxants, Central
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, a rectangular white sticker on the bottom, and is half full of tablets; top half and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1948
1950
circa 1948
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: grey; black
glass: brown
paper: cream; red; white
Inscriptions
Top: "100 T.T. No. 750 // HYOSCINE // (SCOPOLAMINE) // HYDROBROMIDE // TABLET // TRITURATES // 1/100 GRAIN // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // C779240"; right side: "DOSE – As directed by // the physician."; left side: "Medicamenta Vera" // indicates devotion to // truth in the manufacture // and testing of medicinal // products."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
a - 6.1 cm
Width
a - 3.0 cm
Depth
a - 2.0 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, peeling; cap corroded around rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; also see 000.001.511
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Army Surgeon's Regulation Case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5289
Dates
1812
1847
circa 1812-1847
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1921.2.2 a-t
Description
Wooden surgical case (a) lined with velvet and containing (b,c,d) Liston's amputation knives, three different sizes, each with a black wooden handle; (e) broad elevator with a wooden handle for trepanning and necrosis; (f) octagonal wooden handle that fits onto (g) a brass and steel trephine; (h) L…
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Accession Number
1921.2.2 a-t
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Trephining -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Description
Wooden surgical case (a) lined with velvet and containing (b,c,d) Liston's amputation knives, three different sizes, each with a black wooden handle; (e) broad elevator with a wooden handle for trepanning and necrosis; (f) octagonal wooden handle that fits onto (g) a brass and steel trephine; (h) Liston's artery forceps with clasp and curved interlocking tips; (i) bullet forceps with scooped tips; (j) straight hemorrhoid forceps with fixing slide; (k,l) scalpels each with a wooden handle; (m) tenaculum in wooden handle; (n) scalpel with wooden handle; (o) glass spool with white silk for suturing; (p) metal key for lock; (q,r) Petit's spiral screw tourniquet made of metal, cloth, and leather; (s) amputating saw with a carved wooden handle; miscellaneous items not numbered: one half-circle, round-eye Hagedorn suture needle, two quarter-circle, plain eye suture needles; one straight, plain eye suture needle; one roll of sutures, possibly catgut; (t) handwritten note on tan paper in black ink with red underlines under the date and heading, note is about Dr. Grasett and his father
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a -case - Size: Length 35.7 cm x Width 20.8 cm
b - amputation knife - Size: Length 33.0 cm
c - amputation knife - Size: Length 27.0 cm
d - amputation knife - Size: Length 17.9 cm
e - elevator - Size: Length 17.5 cm
f - handle - Size: Length 9.2 cm
g - trephine - Size: Length 11.1 cm
h - artery forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm
i - bullet forceps - Size: Length 18.1 cm
j - hemorrhoid forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm
k - scalpel - Size: Length 15.2 cm
l - scalpel - Size: Length 16.0 cm
m - tenaculum - Size: Length 12.0 cm
n - scalpel - Size: Length 16.5 cm
o - glass spool - Size: Length 2.5 cm
p - key - Size: Length 3.5 cm
q - screw tourniquet - Size: Length 8.0 cm
r - screw tourniquet - Size: Length 8.0 cm
s - amputating saw - Size: Length 33.0 cm
t - paper - Size: Length 18.6 cm X Width 27.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Frederick LeMaitre Grasett; owned and used by his uncle Dr. G. R. Grasett, and before him by his father. Field set belonging to Dr. Henry Grasett, surgeon-in-chief to forces during the War of 1812.
Maker
Gardner; Stodart
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1812
1847
circa 1812-1847
Date Remarks
Based on death date of owner.
Material
wood: brown; black
metal
fabric: white
leather
glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-7 (a-s)
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder C - 14b (t)
Condition Remarks
2013: conserved & repaired; Lid broken off box; several large cracks; bullet forceps' scooped tips do not come together completely when closed; #2: three additional cracks; velvet on the inside of the lid was worn; one clasp missing; bottom of the case has a crack running down the centre of its length; the arm of the proper left clasp was broken; there is a minor crack in the handle of (b); all other pieces show signs of moderate wear; (i) and (j) heavily worn; no signs of active corrosion on the metal pieces; fishing line had been used to secure both tourniquet straps; the bottom of the case was scratched and the corner joins were stressed; a splinter had come apart from the front proper right corner of the case, 5 cm long.
Case lid is broken off near the hinge. The corner joints at the hinged edge are slightly separated. Case lid and bottom have cracks across the length of the case. PL front latch arm is broken and hook is lost. The exterior of the case is scratched and the bottom has small losses and a white-ish material rubbed into the wood. Metal components are slightly tarnished. Velvet lining is abraded, matted, and dirty. Fabric has peeled away from wood in some areas and some dividers inside the case are loose.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Donor remarks
Reference Comments
Information paper written March 1921 donated with the objects in this lot.
Research Facts
Dr. G.R. Grasett was born in Portugal Coimbra in 1811, son of Henry Grasett, who was Surgeon 48th Northampton Regt., serving under Sir Arthur Wellesley (Duke of Wellington).
Dr. G.R. Grasett (born 1811) came with his father in 1813 to Quebec (War of 1812-14).He graduated by license of Lower Canada, passed the Medical Board of Upper Canada July 1838 (Christopher Widmer, Peter Diehl, Robert Hornby). He practiced in Amherstburg, county of Essex. A suspicion of aneurism brought him to Toronto, and in 1847 he took charge of the Immigrants hospital and died of typhus fever in the Rectory of St. James, Adelaide in 1847. It is believed the case belonged to his father, Surgeon and Dt. Inspector-General of Hospitals before it came to him. His father was born in County Longford, Ireland, educated at Mercer's Hospital in Dublin. He entered the army as hospital mate by commission on the 27th of December, 1794. 48th Regiment March 1797. He served in Martinique, St. Vincent, and as prisoner of war at Guadeloupe in charge of British sick and wounded. Joined the 48th in St. Lucia. At the capture of Trinidad 1797. 1800 he was at Minorca and at the capture of Malta, and stationed there three years. 1805 ordered to Gibraltar. In May 1809, joined the army under Sir A. Wellesley (the Iron Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley) at Lisbon, at Salamanca, Cludad Rodrigo, and Badajoz. In 1813 in North America appointed Surgeon in Chief and so went after the general peace. Died in Quebec 1843.
Exhibit History
Queen's University Art Conservation Program, 4 Sept. 2012-15 Feb. 2013: L-2012-5. On loan to Historic Fort York, City of Toronto, Culture Division, Museums and Heritage Services, 24/10/2003-24/10/2005: L-2003.2; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2..
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