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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009011 a-i
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box with custom fittings holds an esophagoscope, suction syringe, two light guides, package of two light bulbs, and rubber ball with pair of long leads
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Accession Number
994009011 a-i
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- esophagoscope
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box with custom fittings holds an esophagoscope, suction syringe,
two light guides, package of two light bulbs, and rubber ball with pair of long leads
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 86.7 cm. x Width 12.3 cm. x Depth 9.3 cm.
b - box compartment lid - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 6.0 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - instrument - Size: Length 81.5 cm. x Width 6.3 cm. x Depth 5.5 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
d - inflatable attachment - Size: Length 225.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
e - syringe barrel - Size: Length 8.2 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
ee - syringe plunger - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 2.5 cm. x Depth 1.1 cm.
f-g - spare light guides x 2 - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diameter1.2 cm.
h - spare lights, pkg. - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.5 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Maker
Genito-Urinary Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Lynn, who graduated from Queen's Medical School in 1945, stated: "...never seen one like
this"; very old
Inscriptions
On plate: "GENITO-URINARY // - MFG. CO. LTD. - // 28A-33-34 DEVONSHIRE STREET, // LONDON, W.I.
ENGLAND // GENITO // LONDON // URINARY"; on rubber bulb: "ENGLISH MAKE // STERILIZABLE //
'G-U' // BRAND"; on instrument: "PATENT // NO. 548462 // 8064 // 'M.B.'"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-6
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber badly cracked; #3: severe rubber damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Thornwald antrum trephine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4628
Dates
1923
1968
c.1923-1968
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994011010 a-b
Description
Component (a), an inner rod and rasp, begins as a rotating handle that is smooth and round and flares slightly at its bottom, tapers, then flares in the middle, tapers again and flares slightly at the top, where it joins a flat, curved arm; the bottom of the handle is a flat, round disk with grippi…
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Accession Number
994011010 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Component (a), an inner rod and rasp, begins as a rotating handle that is smooth and round and flares slightly at its bottom, tapers, then flares in the middle, tapers again and flares slightly at the top, where it joins a flat, curved arm; the bottom of the handle is a flat, round disk with gripping lines stamped on its rim; the arm extending from the handle curves in a shallow "S" pattern and is joined to a short, round cylinder by a flat, round disk with gripping lines stamped along the rim; this small disk has two thin notches on either side; between these notches, the end of a round connecting pin can be seen; the short, round cylinder leads to a thinner short, round cylinder, topped by a short length of raised metal threading; a thin, round, solid length of rod extends from these threads; this long rod becomes segmented near its end; there are six segments in total, the first four of which are about half a centimetre long; the second-last segment is 0.3 cm long and it connects the rest of the segment and the rod to a short, cylidrical segment capped by a ring of eight triangular teeth, and a central triangular tooth; component (a), the inner rod and rasp, is designed to run through the middle of component (b), an outer cylinder and tube, with the handle and handle arm of component (a) protruding from the bottom of component (b), and the toothed tip of component (a) protruding slightly from the tube end of component (b); (b) begins as a rough, hollow cylinder that is textured by a rough diamond pattern; the cylinder ends at a thin, flat diamond-shaped piece that is attached to the bottom of the cylinder; a thin, round metal tube extends from the flat surface of this piece; it travels in a straight path, then curves slightly towards its end; a round opening is visible at the end of the tube.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - inner rod and rasp - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - outer cylinder and tube - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1906 and 1972, and was a graduate of Queen's University. He had a special interest in dairy and cheese, having once been a cheese and butter maker. Served in WWI overseas in the rank of Captain. He was born in 1882 and died in 1972 at the age of 89. Item given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1968
c.1923-1968
Date Remarks
Commercial application of chrome plating began in 1923. The Stevens Company logo changed at the latest by 1968.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the flat face of the handle arm are the words "CHROME", "GERMANY", and "Stevens", all stamped separately into the metal; on the cylinder and tube component (b), the number "6" is stamped into the metal twice, on either side of the opening at the bottom of the rough cylinder; the number "66" is also stamped on the short cylinder of component (a).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Length
23.2
Width
4.5
Height
2.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 23.2cm x Width 4.5cm x Height 2.1cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor signs of wear on the flat, diamond-shaped piece at the end of the rough cylinder facing the thin curved rod; small scratches and a filmy deposit can be seen here; tiny scratches and five small dents can be seen about halfway down the curved rod; greyish matter has become trapped between the triangular teeth.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Storz Surgical Instruments," by the Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 159 (item #N-2715) (see attached photocopy)
A Textbook of Practical Obstetrics, Grandin and Jarman, 1897, pg. 148.
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified this item as an "aural rasp." The catalogue states that it is a "hand drill for perforating the antrum wall" of the sinus.
It could also be a Braun Trephine, used for foetal crainotomy.
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995002040
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
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Accession Number
995002040
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace was a graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row B
Height
7.0 cm
Diameter
4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 and daughter of Ruth Wallace.
Images
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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002041
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
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Accession Number
995002041
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace was a graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row C
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program WWI: The Dirty Details of Disease Oct 2017, stored in Rm 2017.
Height
7.0 cm
Diameter
4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Research Facts
Barb (Earl) Gilbert Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 and daughter of Ruth Wallace.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995002042
Description
One piece cobalt blue plastic eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base; manufacturers anme embossed on two sides.
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Accession Number
995002042
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece cobalt blue plastic eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base; manufacturers anme embossed on two sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace was a graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Maker
Wyeth
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
plastic: cobalt
Inscriptions
Embossed: "WYETH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row C
Height
4.5 cm
Diameter
4.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 and daughter of Ruth Wallace
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Dates
1934
1950
circa 1934-1950
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005046
Description
Foam-backed metal splint with four stabilizing limbs; curved to fit the thumb.
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Accession Number
995005046
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Foam-backed metal splint with four stabilizing limbs; curved to fit the thumb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Richards Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Memphis
Site Made (State)
Tennessee
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1934
1950
circa 1934-1950
Date Remarks
Richards Mfg. formed in 1934; becomes Wright Mfg. Co. in 1950.
Material
metal: silver
foam: green
Inscriptions
Engraved on back: "RICHARDS MFG. CO // MEMPHIS, U.S.A. // NO. 1625"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.8 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Company Web site; CD #9
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rectal syringe pipe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10781
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995006012
Description
A rectal syringe pipe which consists of a single red rubber tube; open at one end and rounded at the other with a single eyehole
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Accession Number
995006012
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
A rectal syringe pipe which consists of a single red rubber tube; open at one end and rounded at the other with a single eyehole
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Siracoma
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
rubber: red
Inscriptions
"SIRACOMA STANDARD" printed on the tube with the number "10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-10
Dimension Notes
Length 41 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear; #2: rubber--may require special treatment.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
995002029; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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rectal syringe pipe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10782
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995006013
Description
A rectal syringe pipe which consists of a single red rubber tube; open at one end and rounded at the other with a single eyehole
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Accession Number
995006013
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
A rectal syringe pipe which consists of a single red rubber tube; open at one end and rounded at the other with a single eyehole
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
rubber: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-10
Dimension Notes
Length 40.9 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear; #2: rubber--may require special treatment.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
995002029; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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Gin Pills for the Kidneys

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2176
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001097
Description
Circular yellow metal tin with decorative design on top with black text; not openeable, stuck together; direction on bottom and sides.
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Accession Number
996001097
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Kidney Diseases -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Backache -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Pharmacy -- pamphlet
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drugs -- pamphlet
Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter multi-purpose cures – container
Description
Circular yellow metal tin with decorative design on top with black text; not openeable, stuck together; direction on bottom and sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Kingston in Feb.1994.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On top: "B C D // GIN // PILLS // FOR THE // KIDNEYS // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; on bottom: "Gin // Pills // for the // Kidneys // No. 5611 The Proporietary or Patent // Medicine Act. // Take one or two pills four times a day, // before or after meals, and at bed-time. // French version // GIN PILLS CONTAIN THREE-EIGHTS (3/8) OF A GRAIN // OF METHYLENE BLUE PER MAXIMUM ADULT 1 DOSE // PROPRIETARY ARTICLES DEPT. // National Drug and Chemical // Company of Canada Limited // MONTREAL // CANADA"; on sides: "THESE PILLS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR LAME BACK, IRRITATION OF THE KIDNEYS OR BLADDER, BED WETTING, MUCOUS DEPOSITS IN THE URINE 40 PILLS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Height
3.1
Diameter
5.2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on bottom; closure stuck together
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://necrophiliac-joe.blogspot.com/2012/02/bdc-gin-pills-for-kidneys.html
Research Facts
Have been said to turn the urine green, most likely because they contain methylene blue.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017
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Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997002427
Description
A metal pelvimeter consisting of two curved arms; connected at one end with a wing nut; as the arms spread apart a scale moves downwards; the distance between the tips of the arms is measured on the scale; each arm tip is spherical in shape.
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Accession Number
997002427
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
A metal pelvimeter consisting of two curved arms; connected at one end with a wing nut; as the arms spread apart a scale moves downwards; the distance between the tips of the arms is measured on the scale; each arm tip is spherical in shape.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Date Remarks
Similar to item found in catalogue of the same date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched into the metal bar that connects the scale to the left arm is "GERMANY"; etched into the metal bar that connects the scale to the right arm is "J. F. HARTZ Co."; as well the scale is etched on to a flat rectangular piece of metal "; an incremental scale is marked onto a metal piece as well as 1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11 // 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16" stamped into the metal of the left side of the piece and: "5 // 10 // 15 // 20 // 25 // 30 // 35 // 40" stamped into the right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 -D7-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 29.1 cm x Width 15.3 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some small dirty spots.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5028 (item #E/-1231); CD #1.
Research Facts
This is a modified Collyer's pelvimeter; used to measure the distance between the curved surfaces of the pelvic bone; pelvimeter measures in cm (0-40 in 1-cm increments) and inches (0-16 in ½-inch increments).
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: "Potions, Pills and Prescriptions"; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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