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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997016052 a-k
Description
Cardboard box with 10 sealed glass tubes of sutures; (a) the cardboard box is rectangular in shape and has a lid that comes off and is open at the front; the cardboard box is covered with printed paper that lists manufacturing information; there are 12 inner cardboard inserts that are rectangular a…
Accession Number
997016052 a-k
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Cardboard box with 10 sealed glass tubes of sutures; (a) the cardboard box is rectangular in shape and has a lid that comes off and is open at the front; the cardboard box is covered with printed paper that lists manufacturing information; there are 12 inner cardboard inserts that are rectangular and hollow and encase each glass tube of sutures in the box; (b-k) are 10 similar sealed glass tubes that contain kalmerid catgut sutures wrapped around a small flat piece of cardboard; the sutures are in a clear liquid; the sutures and liquid are sealed inside the tubes.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - cardboard box - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - sutures - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - sutures - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
d - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
e - sutures - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
f - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
g - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
h - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
i - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - sutures - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
k - sutures - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: off-white; grey
paper: off-white
glass: clear
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
(a) The back of the box has a paper label near the top that reads, "CERTIFIED // STERILE // LOT NO. E263286"; the paper on the front of the box is printed with the words, "KALMERID CATGUT // 20-DAY CHROMIC // Size 1 Product 1445 // TWELVE TUBES, each contains approximately // [missing] feet. Sutures are ready for use as they come // from the tubes and require no moistening. Do not // boil -- to sterilize the exterior of the tubes, submerse // them in any active alcoholic germicidal solution. // Unaffected by age, climate, or light. // DAVIS & GECK, INC. // BROOKLYN, N.Y. U.S.A."; the bottom of the box lists trade-mark and patenting information; (b-k) each tube has the following printed on the inside top, "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. D & G [logo: "D&G" enclosed in a diamond shape] U.S.A. // TERTHERMO-FLEX // Kalmerid Catgut // 20 - Day 1 // Non-Boilable No. 1445"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
The sutures arrived very dirty and dusty; (a) the box shows a great deal of wear and evidence of mold, mildew and water damage; the paper covering is very weak and missing in some areas; some of the printing is obscured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond
Research Facts
The box originally contained 12 tubes of sutures
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silkworm gut no. 2x; sutures

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001008
Description
Seabury's sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a length of silkworm suture attached to a needle in sterile water; the needle has an open oval eye at one end and curves slightly upward and ends with a pointed tip; the needle is somewhat flattened; there is also a small pie…
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Accession Number
997001008
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Seabury's sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a length of silkworm suture attached to a needle in sterile water; the needle has an open oval eye at one end and curves slightly upward and ends with a pointed tip; the needle is somewhat flattened; there is also a small piece of printed paper in the tube which lists product information
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Seabury
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
silkworm gut: opaque
paper: white
Inscriptions
The paper label inside the tube reads, "SEABURY'S // STERILE // SILKWORM // GUT NO. 2X"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The sutures arrived joined with 997.001.009 by masking tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #83; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.009; CD #3
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silkworm gut no. 2x; sutures

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001009
Description
Seabury's sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a length of silkworm suture attached to a needle in sterile water; the needle has an open oval eye at one end and curves slightly upward and ends with a pointed tip; the needle is somewhat flattened; there is also a small pie…
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Accession Number
997001009
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Seabury's sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a length of silkworm suture attached to a needle in sterile water; the needle has an open oval eye at one end and curves slightly upward and ends with a pointed tip; the needle is somewhat flattened; there is also a small piece of printed paper in the tube which lists product information
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Seabury
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
silkworm gut: opaque
paper: white
Inscriptions
The paper label inside the tube reads, "SEABURY'S // STERILE // SILKWORM // GUT NO. 2X"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The sutures arrived joined with 997.001.008 by masking tape; the glass tube is complete and undamaged and the contents unused and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #83; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.008; CD #3
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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catgut ligatures

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001037
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is ro…
Accession Number
997001037
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is rounded outwards; the other end of the tube is closed and flattened; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jaeger-Bigelow Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
catgut: light beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The label reads, "Plain Catgut // Boilable // 2 // Jaeger-Bigelow Co. // Boston, Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1009
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass tube, ligatures and label are complete and undamaged; the label is slightly discoloured but is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came stored with other ligatures in a box: 997.001.119a-d
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001047
Description
Vial of sutures, which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass tube with a rounded closed bottom and a round open top; 25 strands of sutures have been folded in half and put into the tube; there is also a small piece of printed paper with maufacturing information in the tube, with the printed words …
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Accession Number
997001047
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Vial of sutures, which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass tube with a rounded closed bottom and a round open top; 25 strands of sutures have been folded in half and put into the tube; there is also a small piece of printed paper with maufacturing information in the tube, with the printed words against the inside edges and easily read through the glass; the tube top is sealed with a round rubber cap; the cap is round and fits over the top of the tube and over the sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
F.W. Jaeger
Material
glass: clear
rubber: brown
sutures: brown
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The paper label reads, "Medium Dermis // BOILABLE // 25 STRANDS // F.W. JAEGER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 18.4 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass shows minor wear, but is complete and without chips or cracks; the sutures are complete; the paper label is complete and fully legible; the rubber cap is dry and brittle and has several cracks, but is complete
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #81; The Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001067
Description
Catgut sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow cylindrical glass tube with rounded ends and a solid cylindrical glass spindle in the centre; there are three round glass outlets from the tube which are sealed with red rubber stoppers (one is damaged); each outlet dispenses a catgut suture 1, 2, or…
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Accession Number
997001067
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Catgut sutures, which consist of a sealed hollow cylindrical glass tube with rounded ends and a solid cylindrical glass spindle in the centre; there are three round glass outlets from the tube which are sealed with red rubber stoppers (one is damaged); each outlet dispenses a catgut suture 1, 2, or 3; the sutures are wound around the central spindle; the tube also contains a small paper label with printed manufacturing information on it
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
catgut: beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The paper label reads "CATGUT NOS. 1, 2, 3 // PLAIN // 24 FEET // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 9.9 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass, sutures and paper are all complete and undamaged; the rubber stoppers are all brittle and one is missing a large section at the top and one side; #2 while object was being photographed, one rubber stopper disintegrated
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #100; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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catgut ligatures, plain No. 3

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001119 a-d
Description
Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and agains…
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Accession Number
997001119 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; these labels list the product information; both ends of the tubes are closed and rounded outwards; the tubes are stored in a paper-covered rectangular-shaped cardboard box with bottom (c) and lid (d); the bottom of the box has a closed bottom and four sides and open top; the inside base has three cotton-lined cardboard sections which hold the tubes apart from each other; the lid has a closed top and four sides and open bottom; the lid fits over and onto the bottom; there is an attached printed paper label on the top of the lid
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - ligatures - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
b - ligatures - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - box bottom - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
d - box lid - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
catgut: light beige
glass: clear
paper: off-white; black; red; yellow
cardboard: off-white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) The labels for both ligatures read, "CATGUT No. 3 // PLAIN // 5 FEET // Johnson & Johnson"; (d) the label on top of the box reads, "Johnson & Johnson // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES // PLAIN No. 3 // To sterilize exterior, these tubes may be boiled in water // Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
The glass tubes, ligatures and labels are complete and undamaged; the box bottom and lid both have tears at each corner; the outer label on the lid is fully legible; #2: case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; ligature in tube 997.001.037 also came with and stored with this artifact; CD #3
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001228 a-b
Description
Two sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tubes with sutures (a,b); both pieces consist of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; each tube has a length of suture and a suture needle around a heavy paper spool and a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, all in a clear liquid…
Accession Number
997001228 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Two sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tubes with sutures (a,b); both pieces consist of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; each tube has a length of suture and a suture needle around a heavy paper spool and a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, all in a clear liquid; the tubes are etched around the centre on the outside to allow them to be snapped open; the suture needles are straight with a curved, sharp-pointed tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - suture - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
b - suture - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. B.N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Kit Tube
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white
glass: clear
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
(a,b) Both labels read, "Kit Tube // No. 00 // Chromic catgut"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
The sutures are unused.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #147; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Research Facts
The sutures came in a cardboard box (997.001.231a,b) with 12 other sutures (997.001.227a-i, 997.001.229, and 997.001.230a,b)
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001229
Description
Sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tube with sutures; the piece consists of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; the tube has a length of suture and a suture needle as well as a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, all in a clear liquid; the tube is etched around the c…
Accession Number
997001229
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tube with sutures; the piece consists of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; the tube has a length of suture and a suture needle as well as a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, all in a clear liquid; the tube is etched around the centre on the outside to allow it to be snapped open; the suture needle is curved in a semicircle and has a curved, sharp-pointed tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. B.N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Geck Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white
glass: clear
catgut: off-white
Inscriptions
The label reads, "DAVIS & GECK [logo] INC, N.Y. USA // Claustro-thermal Catgut Sutures U.S.P. // EMERGENCY-Eyed Needle // Plain Type A 00 // In excess of 18 inches // BOILABLE Product 903"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The sutures are unused.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #147; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Research Facts
The suture came in a cardboard box (997.001.231a,b) with 13 other sutures (997.001.227a-i, 997.001.228a,b, and 997.001.230a,b)
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001230 a-b
Description
Two sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tubes with sutures (a,b); both pieces consist of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; each tube has a length of suture and a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, both in a clear liquid; the tubes are etched around the centre on th…
Accession Number
997001230 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Two sealed, cylindrical hollow glass tubes with sutures (a,b); both pieces consist of a hollow sealed tube of glass with closed, rounded ends; each tube has a length of suture and a printed piece of paper identifying the contents, both in a clear liquid; the tubes are etched around the centre on the outside to allow them to be snapped open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - suture - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
b - suture - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. B.N. Kropp; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Sampson-Soch Co.
Material
paper: white
glass: clear
sutures: light brown; off-white
Inscriptions
(a) The label reads, "EMERGENCY // SILKWORM GUT, MED. // SAMPSON-SOCH CO. 12119"; (b) the label reads, "EMERGENCY // CHROMIZED CATGUT, NO. 1 // SAMPSON-SOCH CO. 1351"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
The sutures are unused; #2: the cardboard box is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #147; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Research Facts
The sutures came in a cardboard box (997.001.231a,b) with 12 other sutures (997.001.227a-i, 997.001.228a,b, and 997.001.229)
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