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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.5
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
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Accession Number
1980.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Copy Type
Original
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absorbent gauze bandage

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1427
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
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Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bottom - Size: Length 11.8 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - top - Size: Length 11.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - cardboard sleeve - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
d - paper bag - Size:
e - gauze - Size: Length 86.0 cm. x Width 22.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
pasteboard: dk. blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 // LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR // THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
993004036
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
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Accession Number
993004036
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 // LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR // THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
993004037
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal.
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Accession Number
993004037
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; label has repetitive background design of corporate logo; circular paper seal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
993004038
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom.
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Accession Number
993004038
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed blue box of absorbent gauze has white paper label with blue printing; circular paper seal; box construction has changed into folded-under flaps on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // ZIG-ZAG / LENGTH 1 YARD // Manufactured in Canada for // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.6 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
Accession Number
1981.10.8
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
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Accession Number
1981.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Treatment
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
J. J. Smith & Nephew, Ltd. Paragon Works
Site Made (City)
Hull
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
fabric: white
paper: beige
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "Surgical Dressings. // WHITE // Absorbent Lint // B.P.C. Compressed 1 oz."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Length
5.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001038
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Accession Number
996001038
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxation
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Oct. 1993 in Ottawa.
Maker
W.F. Young Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Absorbine Jr. // Active Ingredients: Worm- // Wood, thymol, Menthol // and Acetone blended with // essential oils and tinctures // ... // W.F. Young Inc. // Springfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row C
Length
8.5 cm
Diameter
2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Diameter: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and slightly dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Absorbine Jr., "History: 100+ Years of Pain Relief," accessed October 30th, 2020. https://www.absorbinejr.com/about-absorbine-jr/history-100-years-pain-relief/
Research Facts
Wilbur F. Young and his wife, Mary Ida, created Absorbine in 1892 as a pain reliever for horses. Farmers then noticed that it also helped relieve pain in humans. Later, they created Absorbine Jr., named for their son Junior, which was made specifically to treat human aches and pains.
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
006030008
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
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Accession Number
006030008
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: black; grey; yellow
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storge Room 0007
0007 Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 127.3 cm x Diam. 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Brass on the adjustable height is beginning to tarnish and several pitted areas are visible; the brass on the top is beginning to tarnish; the decoration on the feet is coming off in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with an electrostatic generating machine to hold an X-ray tube holder or to hold the concentrator or other accessories; the height and orientation can be adjusted; to keep the tube stable; to help keep it up right.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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Acetic Acid [product label]

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.232
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
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Accession Number
1977.12.232
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T.B. Taylor's Drug and Book Store
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; grey
Inscriptions
"FROM T. B. TAYLOR’S // DRUG & BOOK STORE // MAIN ST // WATFORD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing; wear around edges.
Copy Type
Original
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Acetic Acid [product label]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7186
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.233
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.12.233
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Advertising
Description
An original un-pasted product label, printed on single side with a decorative image of mortar and pestle and druggist address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T.B. Taylor's Drug and Book Store
Site Made (City)
Watford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Style of graphics.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black; grey
Inscriptions
"FROM T. B. TAYLOR’S // DRUG & BOOK STORE // MAIN ST // WATFORD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing, wear around edges, 1.2 cm tear at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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