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Welsh Self-retaining Electrocardiographic Electrode

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Dates
1925
1935
1925-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1982.5.3
Description
A rubber bulb in a metal mount.
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Accession Number
1982.5.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography
Cardiology
Description
A rubber bulb in a metal mount.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Dates
1925
1935
1925-1935
Material
rubber: red
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Condition Remarks
Bulb disintegrating; #2: Rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
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Welsh Self-retaining Electrocardiographic Electrode

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997037110 a-b
Description
An electrode (a) that is a round, rubber bulb with a pronounced ridge traversing the centre; the bottom of the bulb tapers to a short stem that fits snugly over a steel stem that protrudes from a semi-circular concave steel shell; at the joint a short valv-like electrical connector extends from the…
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Accession Number
997037110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrodes
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
An electrode (a) that is a round, rubber bulb with a pronounced ridge traversing the centre; the bottom of the bulb tapers to a short stem that fits snugly over a steel stem that protrudes from a semi-circular concave steel shell; at the joint a short valv-like electrical connector extends from the stem; the connector has a screw-thread clamp that secures the connector in a drilled-out hole; the box (b) is a small, rectangular cardboard box with flaps on both ends and a glue seam on the bottom corner
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - electrode - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Bowen and Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Bethesda
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
metal: silver-grey
rubber: red
cardboard: off-white
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "ONE // WELSH SELF-RETAINING // ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC ELECTRODE // Cat. No. EK-351 // THE BURDICK CORPORATION // MILTON, WISCONSIN"; printed on box flap: "Manufactured By // Bowen & Co., Inc. // Bethesda, Md. // Patent No. 2,580,628"; printed on back: "CAUTION // [list of cautions]"; printed on box flap: "ONE // WELSH SELF-RETAINING // ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC // ELECTRODE // CAT. NO. EK-351"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Condition Remarks
Box shows only minor marks and scuffing; the rubber bulb of the electrode has hardened and cracked along seams and sleeve
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by Keith Wilbur, M.D., Westchester, 1987, p. 40
Research Facts
This is a modification of Burger's 1932 suction precordial electrode
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strap-on electrode

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997037486
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attac…
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Accession Number
997037486
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrodes
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attached to the electrode; the strap has 70 round-cut holes punched in it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
metal: silver-grey
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embedded in back of electrode are the words, "NEW YORK // CO / NC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Dimension Notes
Length 38.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Patina is apparent on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, 1938, p. 40 (similar to illustration marked)
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strap-on electrode

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3876
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997037487
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attac…
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Accession Number
997037487
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrodes
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attached to the electrode; the strap has 70 round-cut holes punched in it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
metal: silver-grey
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embedded in back of electrode are the words, "NEW YORK // OINC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Dimension Notes
Length 39.4 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight corrosion on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, 1938, p. 40 (similar to illustration marked)
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strap-on electrode

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997037488
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attac…
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Accession Number
997037488
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrodes
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attached to the electrode; the strap has 70 round-cut holes punched in it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Cambridge Inst. Co.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
metal: silver-grey
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embedded in back of electrode are the words, "CAMBRIDGE INST CO. INC. // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Dimension Notes
Length 37.9 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Patina and wear are apparent on metal; greenish corrosion spots on top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, 1938, p. 40 (similar to illustration marked)
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strap-on electrode

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997037489
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attac…
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Accession Number
997037489
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrodes
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A flat, wide piece of rectangular-shaped metal in which the sides turn slightly downwards; one side has two metal teeth to clamp down; a metal tightening screw is located on back of the electrode and has a circular hole punched through the screw; a long rubber strap with an arch-shaped end is attached to the electrode; the strap has 70 round-cut holes punched in it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Cambridge Inst. Co.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Material
metal: silver-grey
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved in back of electrode are the words, "CAMBRIDGE INST. CO. INC. // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight patina and wear are apparent on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, 1938, p. 40 (similar to illustration marked)
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Cambridge audio-visual heart sound recorder

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Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1975.12.1
Description
Wooden cabinet contains a 4-channel magnetic disk heart sound recorder with frequency accentuation, separate player and playback volume control, combined record volume patient monitor, and playback switch; input for two stethophones, one EKG, patient, R wave, cathode ray; 5 controls located above i…
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Accession Number
1975.12.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Sounds
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Audiovisual Aids
Physical Examination
Description
Wooden cabinet contains a 4-channel magnetic disk heart sound recorder with frequency accentuation, separate player and playback volume control, combined record volume patient monitor, and playback switch; input for two stethophones, one EKG, patient, R wave, cathode ray; 5 controls located above input, inset at front of case; two boxes of tapes, some empty, and stethophone microphone.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. Graham, Dept. of Cardiology, Wellesley Hospital.
Maker
Cambridge
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Material
wood: brown
metal: black
rubber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 35.5 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 30.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Operable; very sensitive; stethophone needs rubber tubing replaced.
Copy Type
Original
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Mackenzie's polygraph

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Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1975.7.2 a-ai
Description
A polygraph in a wooden, velvet-lined case (a); the main body (b), which contains paper-rolling and time marker movements, is accompanied by writing tambours with supporting bar (c); paper roll bracket (d); cup receivers (e,f); a key (g); an unidentified part (h); parts of the wrist tambour mechani…
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Accession Number
1975.7.2 a-ai
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pulse
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- polygraphy
Description
A polygraph in a wooden, velvet-lined case (a); the main body (b), which contains paper-rolling and time marker movements, is accompanied by writing tambours with supporting bar (c); paper roll bracket (d); cup receivers (e,f); a key (g); an unidentified part (h); parts of the wrist tambour mechanism (i,k,l); a metal disc with a knob (j); a metal roller for paper rolls (m, ae); rolls of paper (n,o,p); unidentified part (q); a torn bag (r); a rubber bag (s); instructions (t), which were in the ACM History of Medicine Museum with the machine instructions; bottles (u,af); polygraph needles (v-z); needles (aa-ad); a glass tube (ag); brush with a glass stem (ah); a dropper (ai); label is inside case.
Number Of Parts
35
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 26.7 cm x Width 15.7 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
b - main body - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 7.9 cm
c - writing tambours - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
d - paper roll bracket - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - cup receiver - Size: Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
f - cup receiver - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
g - key: Size: Length 2.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm
h - ? - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
i - part of wrist tambour mechanism - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
j - metal disc with knob - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
k- part of wrist tambour mechanism - Size: Depth 4.4 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
l - part of wrist tambour mechanism - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 2.8 cm
m - roller - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
n - roll of paper - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
o - roll of paper - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
p - roll of paper - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
q - ? - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
r - bag - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm
s - rubber bag - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm
t - instruction sheet - Size: Length 26.8 cm x Width 21.0 cm
u - bottle - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
v - polygraph needles - Size: Length 11.6 cm
w - polygraph needles - Size: Length 11.6 cm
x - polygraph needles - Size: Length 11.6 cm
y - polygraph needles - Size: Length 11.6 cm
z - polygraph needles - Size: Length 11.6 cm
aa - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm
ab - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm
ac - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm
ad - needle - Size: Length 2.5 cm
ae - roll of paper - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 2.25 cm
af - bottle - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
ag - glass tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
ah - brush - Size: Length 9.1 cm
ai - dropper - Size: Length 7.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G. Wright Young of Toronto.
Maker
Mr. S. Shaw, Instrument Maker
Site Made (City)
Padiham
Site Made (State)
Lancashire
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1915
1935
circa 1915-1935
Material
wood: black
fabric:dark blue
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: white
leather
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J1-5
Condition Remarks
#2: Label (presumably from box lid) is inside case; instructions (t) are in ACM Museum Archives with machine instructions; #3: rubber is breaking into pieces; #4: leatherette is peeling off the case.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Medical Arts Building, 176 George St., Toronto; found by Dr. Wright when he was cleaning out his office; believed to come from the diagnostic laboratory established in the Medical Arts Building when it first opened.
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Hansen manometer type 300

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1978.12.13
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Accession Number
1978.12.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Pressure Determination
Physiology
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-3
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber cord
Copy Type
Original
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All-Electric Model Hindle Electrocardiograph

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Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1978.31.2 a-c
Description
A rectangular mahogany case (c) has a two-piece lid that fits over the top of the machine and down its front; there is a plastic control panel at the back left corner that has knobs and gauges; at front left is a string galvanometer; below the galvanometer is a voltage gauge with a scale ranging fr…
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Accession Number
1978.31.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A rectangular mahogany case (c) has a two-piece lid that fits over the top of the machine and down its front; there is a plastic control panel at the back left corner that has knobs and gauges; at front left is a string galvanometer; below the galvanometer is a voltage gauge with a scale ranging from 0 to 7; at front middle is a round, black motor, which is connected by a rubber belt to a film canister at front right; canister is contained in a metal compartmentwith a sliding door at the front (a); on top of the compartment is a voltage gauge with a scale from 0 to 7; on the side of the compartment, which receives the galvanometer ray, is a calibrated slit through which the ray passes to be recorded on the oscilligraph inside the compartment; behind the compartment that contains the film canister is a rectangular section for a long coil of wires one end of which is linked to the bottom of the panel; the section is formed by a metal slide plate (b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sliding door
b - sliding plate
c - case - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 33.7 cm x Depth 24.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Ossining
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Material
plastic: black; yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow; black
leather: brown
Inscriptions
On lower centre of panel is a logo, followed by: "CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. // OSSINING, N.Y. NO: BM4210"; on front side of wooden case is a plastic plate that says, "ALL-ELECTRIC MODEL // "HINDLE" ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH // NO. 0-8718 // MADE FOR // H. K. DETWEILER, M.D. // BY THE // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-2
Condition Remarks
Machine base mouldy and dirty; long coil of wire unusable if not repaired; covering bag is dirty; a splinter of wood found inside the case, fallen off from top inner surface; #2: Leather case is in bad shape.
Copy Type
Original
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