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military service medals

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Dates
1914
1935
circa 1914-1935
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Military
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Military
Nursing
Achievement awards
Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver / gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four four-sided pieces coming out to fo…
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Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Military
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Military
Nursing
Achievement awards
MeSH Heading
Military
Military -- army
Military -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military -- medals
Military -- Nursing Sisters
Military -- nurse
Military -- nursing
Awards and Prizes
MM= Numismatics -- military
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver / gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four four-sided pieces coming out to form an X-shape with straight outer edges; the front has a raised portrait of King George V in the centre and red enamel pieces inset into the four side pieces; the back has raised lettering in the centre and four sides; (2) the medal is on a red, white and blue striped ribbon and is made of gold metal in the shape of a four-pointed star, with a crown on the upper point; the front has a raised design of two crossed swords with a round wreath on top and a banner with dates in the centre; the back is engraved with lettering; (3) the medal is on a blue, black, white and mustard-striped ribbon and is made of dark grey / silver metal; the medal is round with raised design on the front of the side profile of King George V's head; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back has a raised design of a man on horseback and dates at the upper edges; the medal is attached at the top to a short, thin bar, through which the ribbon is looped; the bottom edge of the medal is engraved with letters; (4) the medal is on a purple, light blue, green, yellow and orange-striped ribbon and is made of gold-coloured metal; the medal is round with a raised design on the front side of a winged woman in a robe; the back of the medal has raised lettering; the bottom edge is engraved; this medal also has a small pin attached to the ribbon; this pin is in the shape of a cluster of oak leaves, as a raised design on the top side; (5) the last medal, on the far right, is on a blue, white and burgundy ribbon and is made of dark grey/silver metal; this medal is round with a raised design on the front of the side profiles of the head and shoulders of King George V and Queen Mary; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back of the medal has raised lettering and dates in the centre and a thin geometric design along the outer edges; the bar with the medals is mounted onto a flat rectangular-shaped piece of wood that fits into the back of (b) a shadow box designed to display them; the shadow box has a rectangular wooden frame and a flat clear glass front; a thin, engraved rectangular-shaped metal plaque (c) was attached to the frame; this identifies the owner/recipient of the medals..
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medals - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Width 15.4 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
c - plaque - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Originally presented to Ann Baillie
Dates
1914
1935
circa 1914-1935
Date Remarks
Medals dates
Material
metal: silver; yellow; dark grey
glass: clear
fabric: red; blue; mustard; black; purple; yellow; green; orange; light blue; white; burgundy
wood: brown
enamel: red
Inscriptions
(a)The back of medal (1) reads, "FAITH // HOPE // CHARITY // 1883" on the four side pieces; the centre has the letters G R I // V"; the front of medal (2) has the raised dates, "1914-15" on the centre banner; the back is engraved, "N. SISTER // A. BAILLIE. // CAN.A.M.C."; (3) the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of the medal reads, "GEORGIVS V BRITT. OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:"; the back has the raised dates, "1914 // 1918"; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the back of medal (4) reads, "THE GREAT // WAR FOR // CIVILIZATION // 1914–1919 // ........."; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of medal (5) reads, "GEORGE . V. AND. QUEEN . MARY MAY . VI . MCMXXXV"; the back of the medal has the raised letters "GRI" in the centre and the dates "MAY 6 // 1910" and "MAY 6 // 1935" on either side of the central letters; (b) none; (c) the plaque reads, "1914–18 DECORATIONS AND MEDALS // N/S ANN BAILLIE R.R.C. // SUPERINTENDENT OF NURSES // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // 1924 1942"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-10
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
(a) The medals show minor wear and some tarnish, but no corrosion; the ribbons show only minor wear and fading; (b) the shadow box has been opened to take the medals out for display, but is complete and shows only minor wear; (c) the plaque shows some tarnish, but no corrosion; it is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Archives
Reference Comments
Archeion, Archives Association of Ontario, "Fonds KGH 5999-1004 - Ann Baillie fonds". https://www.archeion.ca/ann-baillie-fonds
Research Facts
Medals for Lieutenant N/S (Nursing Sister) Ann Baillie left to right: Royal Red Cross Class 2 (ARRC) awarded on 1 January 1918; 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Victory Medal 1914-1919 with an oak leaf cluster indicating a Mention-in-Dispatches; George V Silver Jubiliee medal 1935. The oakleaf pin attached to medal (4) is a reproduction purchased in October 1995.
Ann Baillie first came to the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing as a student in 1907, and graduated in 1910. Until World War I, she worked at Kingston General Hospital, and in 1915 joined the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. She was awarded five medals for her service during the war. Upon returning to Canada, Baillie worked at Ongwanada (the Sydenham Military) Hospital in Kingston, then moved to Pennsylvania and New York for post-graduate work. In 1924, she was offered the position of Superintendent of Nurses at Kingston General Hospital. She had a lasting impact on the school, the hospital, and the nurses before passing away in 1942.
Exhibit History
On display in Nursing Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, Kingston General Hospital, Sept. 1995 to Jan. 19, 2001
On display at the Museum January 22, 2001
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surgical instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10705
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013001 a-ae
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a black metal cylinder with a bottom (b) and a top (c) with eight sutures sealed inside glass tubes (d-k) …
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Accession Number
004013001 a-ae
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a black metal cylinder with a bottom (b) and a top (c) with eight sutures sealed inside glass tubes (d-k) inside it inside it; a black tube with a bottom (l) and a top (m) containing two long rubber black tubes (n-o); a metal handle (p) used to hold a trephine (q); a ligature carrier (r) two scalpels (s-t); two elevators (u-v); one probe (w) six pairs of forceps (x-ac); one pair of tweezers (ad); and a metal tube with a screw on attachment with a small blade on either end (ae).
Number Of Parts
31
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - case bottom - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - case top - Size 3.9 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
d - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - suture - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
g - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - suture - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
i - suture - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
j - suture - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
k - suture - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
l - case bottom - Size: Length 29.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
m - case top - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
n - rubber tube - Length 30.0 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
o - rubber tube - Length 29.6 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
p - handle - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
q - trephine - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
r - ligature carrier - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
s - scalpel - Size: Length 17.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
t - scalpel - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
u - elevator - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
v - elevator - Size: Length 16.1 cm Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
w - probe - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam. .03 cm
x - forceps - Size: Length 13.1 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
y - forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
z - forceps - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
aa - forceps - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ab - forceps - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ac - forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
ad - tweezers - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
ae - metal tube with blades - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Maw Son and Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
World War II
Material
fabric: green; brown
metal: black; silver
glass: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
'MAW SON AND SONS" printed on the roll; "6-NIV" printed in ink on the outside of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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surgical instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10706
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013002 a-n
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are two pairs of intestinal forceps one curved(b) on straight (c), three pairs of tweezer-like sponge forceps …
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Accession Number
004013002 a-n
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A green canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) is green with brown trim and unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are two pairs of intestinal forceps one curved(b) on straight (c), three pairs of tweezer-like sponge forceps (d-f), two retractors (g-h), one pair of tweezer like tissue forceps (i), one pair of tweezer like tissue forceps witch also works as a pair of scissors when reversed(j), one ligature carrier (k), one probe (l), one elevator (m) and one brain spatulae (n).
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - curved intestinal forceps - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
c - straight intestinal forceps - Size 22.5 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
d - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
e - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - sponge forceps - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
g - retractor - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
h - retractor - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
i - tissue forceps - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - ligature carrier - Size: Length 21.2 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
l - probe - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - elevator - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
n - spatulae - Length 18.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Maw Son and Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
1945
circa 1940-1945
Date Remarks
It is from World War II
Material
fabric: green, brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MAW SON AND SONS" printed on the roll; Surgical // 6-NIV" printed in ink on the outside of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-6
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 65.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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surgical instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10707
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013003 a-ad
Description
Green canvas surgical instrument roll (a) with brown twill tape around edges; instruments included are six sutures in glass tubes (b-g), three ampules of novacaine (h-j), six pairs of hemostatic forceps (k-p), one pair of scissors (q) two pairs of tissue forceps (r-s), one eyedropper (t) one glass …
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Accession Number
004013003 a-ad
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Green canvas surgical instrument roll (a) with brown twill tape around edges; instruments included are six sutures in glass tubes (b-g), three ampules of novacaine (h-j), six pairs of hemostatic forceps (k-p), one pair of scissors (q) two pairs of tissue forceps (r-s), one eyedropper (t) one glass syringe consisting of a barrel (u) and a plunger (v) in a metal cylinder with a bottom (w) and a top (x), one metal tube with deep crosshatched surface with two trocars inside on each end accessible by unscrewing ends (y), one small glass tube sealed with gauze at either end (z) a roll of gauze with various straight and curved suture needles in it (aa), a ligature carrier (ab), a standard probe (ac), and an adjustable probe (ad). Note: 4 Dec 2019: MISSING - x2 glass vials with sutures (e+f) and x2 glass vials of procaine / novacaine (h + j).
Number Of Parts
30
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 45.0 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - sutures - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
d - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
e - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
g - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
h - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - novacaine - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
k - forceps - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
l - forceps - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
m - forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
n - forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
o - forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
p - forceps - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
q - scissors - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
r - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
s - tissue forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
t - eyedropper - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
u - syringe barrel - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
v - syringe plunger - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
w - syringe case bottom - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
x - syringe case top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
y - two trocars in tube - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
z - glass tube - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
aa - gauze (rolled) - Size: Length 8.0 cm Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
ab - ligature carrier - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
ac - probe - Size: Length 20.4 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
ad - probe - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Arnold & Sons; Weck; Willen Bros.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Material
fabric: green; brown; white
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 45.0 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining on the canvas; most of the instruments are like new
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War rising to the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Exhibit History
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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surgical instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10708
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forc…
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Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Author
Most of the tools were made by Arnold & Sons.
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forceps (l-m), two pairs of dressing forceps (n-o), one surgical saw (p), two S shaped retractors (q-r) one knife handle (s), one ligature carrier (t), one tracheotomy tube, consisting of two parts (u-v), two boxes of scalpal blades (w-x), and two hook shaped retractors (y-z).
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - tongue forceps - Size: Length 24.4 cm Width 6.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
e - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 16.0 cm Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
f - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
i - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
j - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
k - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - tissue forceps - Size: Length 15.3 cm Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - tissue forceps - Size: Length 13.8 cm Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
n - dressing forceps - Size: Length 12.3 cm Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
o - dressing forceps - Size: Length 15.4 cm Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
p - saw - Size: Length 28.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
q - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
r - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
s - knife handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
t - ligature carrier - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
u - outer tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
v - inner tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
w - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
x - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
y - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
z - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It is from World War II.
Material
fabric: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: white; green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Most of the pieces and the canvas are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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dental instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10709
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bic…
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Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- dental
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bicuspids and roots (b) and has slightly curved handles; one is for lower molars (c) and has straight handles; one is for left upper molars (d) and has a looped handle on one side; the last is for right upper molars (e) and has a looped handle on one side; there is also a mouth mirror (f), and a pair of tweezer like forceps (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 47.7 cm x Width 46.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - incisor, bicuspids and roots (upper) extracting forceps - Length 17.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
c - lower molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d - left upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - right upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
f - mouth mirror - Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
g - tweezers - Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
The S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
The company named changed in 1965; it is possibly from World War II.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
'THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // PHILADELPHIA // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" on a tag on the inner lining of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "S.S. White Burs Inc. Company History";"Dental Catalogue," Henry Schein Arcona, 2001; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Yale B-D Lok hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013006 a-f
Description
A 5cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and…
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Accession Number
004013006 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 5cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and a burgundy lid (f)
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c - listruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm
d - insert (laid flat) - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - box base - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
f - box lid - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
The instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it "OCT 1947"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOC-CONTROL // Becton Dickinson & Co. on the syringe barrel; ONE CONTROL 5YLC // YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // WITH FINGER RINGS // PAT. NO. 1,863,785--1,998,982 // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J.// TRADEMARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. MADE IN U.S.A." on a label on the box lid; the instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it: "OCT 1947"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
Like new
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Yale B-D Lok hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013007 a-f
Description
A 10cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) an…
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Accession Number
004013007 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 10cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a metal handle with two rings for the fingers and a syringe barrel (b) with a metal ring at the end; there is also a small instruction sheet (c) and a corrogated cardboard protective insert (d); the box has a white base (e) and a burgundy lid (f)
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - listruction sheet (unfolded) - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm
d - insert (laid flat) - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - box base - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
f - box lid - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
The instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it "MAR 1948"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOC-CONTROL // Becton Dickinson & Co. on the syringe barrel; ONE CONTROL 10YLC // YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // WITH FINGER RINGS // PAT. NO. 1,863,785--1,998,982 // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J.// TRADEMARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. MADE IN U.S.A." on a label on the box lid; the instuction sheet has an inspection date stamped on it: "MAR 1948"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on the box.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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B-D Yale Luer Lok hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013008 a-f
Description
A 2cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a syringe barrel (b); there is also three corked glass tubes (c-e), and two needles (f-g), and a metal tube holding wires for cleaning the needles (h); everything is stored in a metal case (i) which is in turn stored in a cardb…
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Accession Number
004013008 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A 2cc glass syringe in syringe barrel (a) which has a luer-lok head and a syringe barrel (b); there is also three corked glass tubes (c-e), and two needles (f-g), and a metal tube holding wires for cleaning the needles (h); everything is stored in a metal case (i) which is in turn stored in a cardboard box with a base (j) and a lid (k)
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
d - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
e - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
g - needle - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
h - wire tube - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
i - metal case - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
j - box base - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
k - box lid - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Date Remarks
The patent numbers are from 1935
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: white; brown; burgundy
Inscriptions
"YALE B-D LOK-SYRINGE // Becton Dickinson & Co" on the syringe; "B-D YALE LUER-LOK // SYRINGE OUTFIT// No. 152YL 2cc.// BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J." on a label on the box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Internet: Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Number--1936-1990"
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
004013009 a-c
Description
A tonsil needle in a case; the needle (a) is metal and consists of a shaft which bends at about 45 degrees towards the tip; the tip is corked; it has a luer-lok end; the box is cardboard and consists of a white base (b) and a burgundy lid (c).
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Accession Number
004013009 a-c
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating
Description
A tonsil needle in a case; the needle (a) is metal and consists of a shaft which bends at about 45 degrees towards the tip; the tip is corked; it has a luer-lok end; the box is cardboard and consists of a white base (b) and a burgundy lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - needle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
The patent numbers are from 1940.
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: white, burgundy
Inscriptions
"No. 465LNRC (Curved) Size - 23 Gauge 1/2" // B-D // YALE TONSIL NEEDLE // HYPER-CHROME RUSTLESS STEEL// BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., RUTHERFORD, N.J., MADE IN U.S.A." printed on a label on the top of the box; "U.S. PATS. NOS. // 1,742,497 // 2,076,121 // 2,211,537" on a small label at the end of the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Numbers 1836-1990
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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