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left leg prosthesis

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995003091
Description
Prosthesis for amputation of a left leg cut off at the hip; the artificial leg has a locking mechanism at the hip and knee as well as a single access foot with a bumper toe break; the knee joint is an English hanger design; the top of the prosthesis has a piece to wrap it around the wearer's body; …
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Accession Number
995003091
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Prosthesis
Leg
Description
Prosthesis for amputation of a left leg cut off at the hip; the artificial leg has a locking mechanism at the hip and knee as well as a single access foot with a bumper toe break; the knee joint is an English hanger design; the top of the prosthesis has a piece to wrap it around the wearer's body; there is also a pants guard attachment.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Government of Canada
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver; flesh tone
leather: beige; brown
fiberglass(?): beige
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label at back of the calf reads, "MADE IN CANADA // DATE // 51 10 DIST // 212782 // BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 99.0 cm. x Width: 33.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Prosthesis was very dirty and dusty; there are several scuff marks in the flesh tone paint, but all joints work and no parts are missing
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Prosthetics Department at Kingston General Hospital
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left leg prosthesis

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995003092
Description
Left leg prosthesis for an above-knee amputation has a locking mechanism at the knee as well as a single access foot and a bumper toe break; knee joint is an English hanger design; top of the prosthesis has a leather and heavy string mechanism for strapping the leg on to the wearer.
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Accession Number
995003092
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Prosthesis
Leg
Description
Left leg prosthesis for an above-knee amputation has a locking mechanism at the knee as well as a single access foot and a bumper toe break; knee joint is an English hanger design; top of the prosthesis has a leather and heavy string mechanism for strapping the leg on to the wearer.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Date handwritten under foam piece in knee joint
Material
plastic: flesh tone
leather: beige
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The number "211102" is stamped in at the top front outside
The date “15/6/61” is handwritten under a foam piece in the knee joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-5
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length: 84.7 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Prosthesis was very dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
online book
Reference Comments
https://books.google.ca/books?id=TIorAAAAYAAJ&pg=PT1&dq=artificial+limbs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiixK30gLjcAhWqyoMKHdxXBjgQ6AEIVTAJ#v=onepage&q=artificial%20limbs&f=false
Research Facts
By the 1960s, hydraulic legs were entering the world of prosthetics, and plastics were used over wood.
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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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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005049
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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Accession Number
995005049
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
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear and tarnish
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.050 and .053; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005050
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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Accession Number
995005050
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
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear on outer surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.049 and .053; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
Images
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005053
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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Accession Number
995005053
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
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear on outer surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.049 and .050; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005114 a-c
Description
A metal bone clamp consisting of a threaded metal shaft with a hook at the top (a), another hook (b) with a hole at the back to go over the shaft which meets the upper hook to form a loop, and a wingnut (c) which holds the lower hook in place.
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Accession Number
995005114 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Description
A metal bone clamp consisting of a threaded metal shaft with a hook at the top (a), another hook (b) with a hole at the back to go over the shaft which meets the upper hook to form a loop, and a wingnut (c) which holds the lower hook in place.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - lower hook - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
c - wingnut - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
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
Milburn
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Similar to an object in a 1915 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MILBURN // DETROIT" engraved on the clamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Condition Remarks
Some wear and tarnish on the metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 2121; CD #6
Research Facts
May be incomplete
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005117 a-b
Description
A still-splint roll in a box; the splint (a) is made out of white, semi-flexible plastic and is rolled into a loop; the box (b) is shallow and square.
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Accession Number
995005117 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A still-splint roll in a box; the splint (a) is made out of white, semi-flexible plastic and is rolled into a loop; the box (b) is shallow and square.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - splint - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
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
Metal-Inco Precision Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
plastic: white
cardboard: beige, red
Inscriptions
"self-dispensing box // TEAR // HERE TO // DISPENSE // still-splint // NO. 2121 // 3/4" WIDE // 15FT. // WHITE VINYL PLASTIC // distributed by // METAL-INCO PRECISION LTD. // 21 SUMMIT AVE., HAMILTON, ONT." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
The box is worn and missing one of its edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
The plastic is meant to be cut and looped over a finger and fixed with a bandage.
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Colles splint, child

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002506
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the …
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Accession Number
997002506
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on Zimmer Catalogue from 1940, p. 17 (similar to model No. 13 F) (see attached photocopy)
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal at bottom of splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches present all over splint; hand grip exhibits signs of pitting and discolouration; discolouration and pitting of metal present on back side; there are adhesive marks at the base of the handle and on the back left hand edge of the splint
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Company Website. January 7, 2009, March 23, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Colles splint, adult

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002507
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slight…
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Accession Number
997002507
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Object is very similar to 997.037.117 and that date comes from a Zimmer catalogue from 1960
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal on the bottom of the splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm Depth 8.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall condition is good; scratches are present all over splint; on the back side the metal near the edges is begining to discolour and wear away; hand grip shows signs of wear and is discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Website. January 7, 2009, March 30, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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