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Gwathmey's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1990.5.15
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Accession Number
1990.5.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20 century"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Rotor for Revell mark 3 circulator

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1990.5.19
Description
Note; Item is missing.
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Accession Number
1990.5.19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Note; Item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
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Esmarch's mask and drop bottle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1998.11.3
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Accession Number
1998.11.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
#2: bottle shows signs of very moderate wear around the opening (light scratches, etc.); has small air bubbles inside the glass; no cracks; ether mask shows signs of moderate wear; black discolouration in patches (minor); some small scratches, no dents on neck of mask or along the rim.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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Sibson's inhaler

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1930.10.1
Description
Chloroform inhaler with a metal face-piece with an opening for expiratory valve and a tunnel opening for pouring in anaesthetic onto the sponge inside; both outer and inner ends of the tube are corered with a grille; a lead flange, whose outer surface is covered with black leather and inner surface…
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Accession Number
1930.10.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Chloroform inhaler with a metal face-piece with an opening for expiratory valve and a tunnel opening for pouring in anaesthetic onto the sponge inside; both outer and inner ends of the tube are corered with a grille; a lead flange, whose outer surface is covered with black leather and inner surface with purple velvet, surrounds the metal box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Millikin
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: black
leather: black
fabric: purple
sponge
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lead coverings are worn to reveal deteriorating lead, which is also bent out of shape; a valve is missing. Fabric tattered and worn, losing colour.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Development of Anaesthetic Apparatus," Thomas, 1975, pp. 11-14; Arnold & Sons Catalogue, 1876, p. 217
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
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Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - b - shoe cover - Size: Length 24.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Scovill Mfg. Co.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
rubber: black; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: Black rubber: no tears, still pliable; white powder in crevices of seams
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
1979.6.2
Description
Empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
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Accession Number
1979.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Ether only used widely until 1960s; Squibb started c. 1925.
Material
metal: grey
paper: yellow, brown, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "SQUIBB // ETHER, U.S.P. // FOR GENERAL ANESTHESIA BY INHALATION // NOTE: [followed by precautionary instructions] // ANTIDOTES [followed by antidotes] // Usual dose: By inhalation, as required // Complete prescribing information available by request // CAUTION [followed by cautionary notes] // E.R. Squibb & Sons Ltd. Montreal, Canada // Capacity of canister: 1/4 lb. or 115 gm; Lot 0L 76217; List 40820"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
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portable ether and suction pump

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.2
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is…
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Accession Number
1980.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is mounted behind the two bottles and has a metal plate with printed data riveted to it; there is a stainless steel handle above the motor with a grip.
Part Names
motor - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 29.0 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W. M. Purvis of Toronto; belonged to her husband, Dr. W. M. Purvis.
Maker
Leland Electric (motor); J. Sklar Mfg. Co. (suction gauge and other parts)
Site Made (City)
Guelph (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (State)
Ontario (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (Country)
Canada (motor); USA (other parts)
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: red
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On the metal plate: "H.P. 1/6 // TYPE: KS PH 1 // FR. 27 FORM ARUJH // V 110 RPM 1725 // AMPS 3.1 CY. 60 // TEMP RISE °C HR // FOR REFERENCE GIVE // NO. R6151 // PW 1 // LELAND ELECTRIC CANADA // GUELPH, ONTARIO // Underwriters' Laboratories // OF CANADA // INSPECTED // ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR HAZARDOUS // LOCATION // CLASS 1 GROUP D // NO. F 107196 C"; on one bottle: "ETHER"; on the other bottle: "SUCTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber in bad condition; dirty; #3: rubber--may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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portable anaesthetizing outfit

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.3
Description
Motor is mounted on a wooden base; a label is affixed to its side; two glass jars, ether and suction, each with two plugs, are mounted next to the motor; a wooden case with a metal handle on top covers and attaches to the assembly by metal clamps; the top inner surface of the case has a metal plate…
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Accession Number
1980.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Motor is mounted on a wooden base; a label is affixed to its side; two glass jars, ether and suction, each with two plugs, are mounted next to the motor; a wooden case with a metal handle on top covers and attaches to the assembly by metal clamps; the top inner surface of the case has a metal plate with data printed on it.
Part Names
base - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 24.0 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 7.8 cm
motor - SIze: Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 16.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. A. E. Purvis of Toronto.
Maker
Hoover Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Patent date 1937 printed on item
Material
wood: black; brown
glass: clear
metal: black
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Label affixed to motor has: "A C MOTOR // MODEL 503 // FRAME 113 // TYPE ES // HP 1/8 // VOLTS 110 // CYCLES 60 // PHASE 1 // R.P.M. 1725 // A.M.P. 2.2 // NO 712971 S5 // PATENTED IN CANADA // OCTOBER 19, 1937 // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // THE HOOVER COMPANY LIMITED // HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA // CSA APP. NO. 4660"; down the centre of the above, printed vertically, is the word, "HOOVER"; embossed on the suction bottle: "THE PERFECT SEAL"; and "ADJUSTABLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: The case is falling apart; rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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