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Arnold and Sons bullet forceps

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.106.1
Description
Bullet forceps made of highly polished steel; separating blades.
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Accession Number
1969.106.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wounds, Gunshot
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- bullet
Description
Bullet forceps made of highly polished steel; separating blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS. LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons Catalogue, p. 22 (identical to item # 23); CD #UHN
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cupping set with scarificator

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
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Accession Number
1930.3.3 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Cupping -- set
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Cupping set consisting of (a) 12-blade scarificator, (b-e) cupping cups, (f) a brass syringe, and (g) a brass valve that fits on the cupping cups.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - scarificator - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
c - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
e - cupping cup - Size: Diam. 3.8 cm
f - syringe - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
g - valve - Size: Length 3.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Gilbert Parker.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.204.1
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
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Accession Number
1969.204.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Description
Nickel-plated instrument with opposing hook-like tips and finger grips that are looped twice, ending in C-shaped half loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"LONDON"; "ARNOLD & SONS" near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Length
15.3 cm
Width
3.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: the nickle plating is slightly worn, and there is slight corrosion evident around these worn patches; moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Used in "Name that Artifact" night, Feb. 27, 2003; Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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nurse's chatelaine set

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
012014009 a-e
Description
Black leather rectangular case for nurse's chatelaine set with foldable interior and exterior flaps and metal hook on double straps (a); contains one thumb forceps (b), haemostatic forceps (c), and one sterling flat depressor (d), sterling probe with eye (e).
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Accession Number
012014009 a-e
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Personnel -- nurse
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemostat
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- thumb
Description
Black leather rectangular case for nurse's chatelaine set with foldable interior and exterior flaps and metal hook on double straps (a); contains one thumb forceps (b), haemostatic forceps (c), and one sterling flat depressor (d), sterling probe with eye (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – case – Size: Length 30.2 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b – thumb forceps – Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c – haemostatic forceps – Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
d – depressor – Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e – probe – Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War I.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Based on similar object in 1915 catalogue
Material
leather: black
metal: silver, sterling
ink: gold
Inscriptions
Printed on interior of bottom flap in gold: "BY APPOINTMENT // ARNOLD & SONS // WEST SMITHFIELD LONDON"; owner's intials carved into interior of top flap: "A. E. G."; engraved on file: "ARNOLD & SONS, LONDON"; intials "LM" carved onto handle (b); engraved on (c): "ARNOLD & SONS // LONDON" with image of an arrow and "H" directly beside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Leather case metal hook with minor corrosion, instruemtns with minor surface discolouration
Copy Type
Original
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Ponteau's curved trocar

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Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.298.1 a-b
Description
Curved trocar, nickel-plated steel; silver cannula with shield at the end near the four-sided wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.298.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Curved trocar, nickel-plated steel; silver cannula with shield at the end near the four-sided wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
handle - Size: Length 6.0 cm
trocar - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
On underside of shield, "ARNOLD AND SONS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold and Sons catalogue, p. 156 (similar to Fig. 472); CD #UHN
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Dates
1915
1919
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Surgery
Military Medicine
Accession Number
992070052
Description
Rusty one piece surgical scalpel with surgical sharp blade.
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Accession Number
992070052
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
General Surgery
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- British
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
Rusty one piece surgical scalpel with surgical sharp blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R.R. MacGregor
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1915
1919
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Arrowhead emblem of British War Office stamped on handle
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle: ARNOLD // & SONS; arrowhead emblem of British War Office stamped on handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Length
14.5 cm.
Width
1.2 cm.
Depth
0.3 mm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
corrosion & pitting; #2: rusty
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.205.1
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
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Accession Number
1969.205.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sponge
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a fenestrated blade and a solid blade, both circular in shape at the tips; finger grips form a sort of double loop, like the knot tier 1969.204.1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS"; "LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forc…
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Accession Number
004013004 a-z
Author
Most of the tools were made by Arnold & Sons.
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- navy -- R. C. N.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
A brown canvas military surgical instrument kit containing several instruments; the roll (a) unfolds to reveal the instruments inside; the instruments included are a pair of tongue forceps (b), two pairs of retracting forceps (c-d), seven pairs of hemostatic forceps (e-k), two pairs of tissue forceps (l-m), two pairs of dressing forceps (n-o), one surgical saw (p), two S shaped retractors (q-r) one knife handle (s), one ligature carrier (t), one tracheotomy tube, consisting of two parts (u-v), two boxes of scalpal blades (w-x), and two hook shaped retractors (y-z).
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a - roll - Size (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - tongue forceps - Size: Length 24.4 cm Width 6.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.5 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - retractor forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
e - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 16.0 cm Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
f - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
i - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.9 cm Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
j - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm Width 5.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
k - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
l - tissue forceps - Size: Length 15.3 cm Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - tissue forceps - Size: Length 13.8 cm Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
n - dressing forceps - Size: Length 12.3 cm Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
o - dressing forceps - Size: Length 15.4 cm Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
p - saw - Size: Length 28.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
q - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
r - retractor - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
s - knife handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
t - ligature carrier - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
u - outer tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
v - inner tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
w - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
x - box of blades - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
y - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
z - retractor - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It is from World War II.
Material
fabric: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: white; green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - roll - (unfolded): Length 62.0 cm x Width 57.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Most of the pieces and the canvas are like new.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, Toronto, 1960; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller Co, 1956
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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urinometer testing stand

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Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the…
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Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Urinalysis
Specific Gravity
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the base; also included are a clear acid bottle (c) with a stopper (d), a clear bottle (e) with a stopper stuck in it, a clear bottle (f) with paper and a cork stuck inside it, a corked amber alcohol bottle (g), and a clear bottle (h) with a stopper (i), as well as a 2 ounce test tube.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - rack - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 16.5 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 30.0 cm x Width 13.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - acid bottle - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
d - acid bottle stopper - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
e - clear bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 8.1 cm
g - corked bottle - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
h - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
j - test tube - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks; the company used this title from 1866 until 1928.
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear, amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear to the bottles and wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 306; "Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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