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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp [print]

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Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050008
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plai…
Accession Number
002050008
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Anatomy -- pictorial works
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plain border; paper still flexible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Site Made (City)
Amsterdam
Site Made (Country)
Holland
Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
"Rembrandt van Ryn pinoc 1632 // T de Frey f: aquforti 1798 // DEMONSTRATION ANATOMIQUE, // faite par le celebre Medicine Nicolas Tulp. // Profesfeur d'anatomic a Amsterdam, l'An 1683 // le tableau original se trouve au Theatre // anatomique d'Amsterdam."; repeated in Dutch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box D
Length
44.0 cm
Width
36.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily foxed and yellowed paper; missing minor piece on bottom edge and 1.5 cm tear at upper left edge
Copy Type
reproduction
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Zygmont, Bryon. “Rembrant, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp.” Khan Academy. Accessed February 23, 2017. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/monarchy-enlightenment/baroque-art1/holland/a/rembrandt-the-anatomy-lesson-of-dr-tulp
Research Facts
The original portrait, painted by Dutch Baroque Rembrandt van Rijn in 1632, depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson. It was commissioned to hang in the board room of the Guild of Surgeons, a group that Tulp had become a reader of three years before. Tulp is shown as the only man wearing a hat, showing his elevated position over his pupil, as he demonstrates how arm muscles are attached to the body using forceps. He was known to give theory lessons twice a week in Amsterdam with one public autopsy a year being conducted. The painting shows the 1632 autopsy that used the body of a criminal, an executed thief named Adriaen het Kint as their cadaver. The surgeon in the centre towards the back holds a sheet of paper that lists the names of all the men in participating in the lesson, many of whom would have paid for the honor of being included in the composition.
Though it was one of Rembrandt’s earlier works, The Anatomy Lesson remains one of his most well-known paintings; the skill is evident in the expressive, recognizable faces of the surgeons and the dynamic contrast between light and dark. Rembrandt does, however, some artistic liberties, particularly as the surgeon would have begun with opening the chest cavity in an autopsy as opposed to beginning with an arm.
This was also one of the first painting that Rembrandt signed with his forename as opposed to RHL which he had used on previous ones, likely showing his increasing confidence in his artistic abilities.
Prev. # L42 / AMP344
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
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Accession Number
995002107 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- bedpan
Description
Slipper-shaped, hollow enamel bedpan (a), rounded at front and tapering at the back with a closed, squared end; open cylindrical spout at front; round opening on top that is covered with (b) a lid, which is round with a knob on top; lip on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bedpan - Size: Length 47.5 cm x Width 30.5 cm x Depth 10.6 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 4.8 cm x Diam. 20.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Noreen Leishman, KGH graduate 1950; belonged to "Pokey" (?), a relative; apparently also a relative of Marg Polk.
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Owner graduated from KGH in 1950
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
enamel: dark grey; light grey
Inscriptions
(a) bottom of bedpan has the word "AUSTRIA" stamped in the enamel.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-1
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped at edges and metal shows some inactive corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 269 (similar to item #7H-395-S) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
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bowmeter pulse measuring device

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Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Collection
Dr. Hans Westenberg Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
005007001
Description
A glass bowmeter (pulse measuring device); the device is a curved tube, sealed at each end; the tube is filled with an amber coloured liquid with a bubble in it; along the tube are a series of black and red dots (one red, four black, one red, four black, one red); there is a string tied on to the d…
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Accession Number
005007001
Collection
Dr. Hans Westenberg Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
A glass bowmeter (pulse measuring device); the device is a curved tube, sealed at each end; the tube is filled with an amber coloured liquid with a bubble in it; along the tube are a series of black and red dots (one red, four black, one red, four black, one red); there is a string tied on to the device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The donor first used this device during his medical studies at the University of Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam) in the late 1950s where Prof. J. G. G. Borst was faculty chairman; the donor believes everyone who wished to gradate used one and every clinical clerk, intern, and resident would carry one of these in their pocket with the string tied to a button on their jacket; Dr. Westenberg brought this instrument with him when he came to Canada in 1961 and used it for a while, although he believes this measure may not have been widely used beyond Prof. Borst and his students in Amsterdam.
Maker
Probably custom made at the University of Amsterdam.
Site Made (City)
Amsterdam
Site Made (Country)
Netherlands
Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Date Remarks
The donor says these devices were used in the late 1950s, and he brought this one to Canada in 1961 and used it a few years later.
Material
glass: clear
liquid: amber
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
"WESTENBURG" hand printed on a piece of tape on the device
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 14.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor surface wear; the piece of tape is deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Hans Westenburg
Research Facts
The donor believes that Prof. J. G. G.Borst (best known for his low protein diet for people in acute renal failure) had these objects made up by one of his technicians; this devices was used to measure the height of a patient's jugular venous pressure; before the development of diuretics in the mid-1960s for patients suffering from renal failure, this instrument was a method of determining whether congestive heart failure was improving or deteriorating - an elevated jugular vein pulse could indicate a backup in the right atrium of the heart; one end was placed on the patient's sternal notch, about 5.0 cm above the right atrium in a person lying down - the other end would be placed on the highest point of the jugular vein in the anterior neck.
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Bruenings' laryngeal, bronchial and esophageal set

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube …
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Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy; Otolaryngology IS; Physical Examination
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube and suction tube; (g) a piece of rubber tubing; (h) a handle for (f) that has an end that unscrews for the insertion of batteries; (i,j) lamp carriers for (f); (k,l) Reed-Eveready batteries No. 105; (m) a wire cord, end fits into lamp rod (j); (n,o) extension tubes with calibrations; (p-aa) extension tubes; (ab) electroscope, two handles, with light source and reflecting mirror attachments; (ac) handle for electroscope, screw nut for fastening, holes for electrical cord; (ad) electric cord; (ae) autoscopic spatula; (af) suction spatula; (ag) aluminum container; (ah) test tube; (ai) glass suction tube; (aj) metal suction tube; (ak) lamp carrier; (al,am) light bulbs; (an, ao) metal probes in cover (?).
Number Of Parts
41
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 62.0 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 59.7 cm x Width 21.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - small lid
d - small lid
e - bag of wooden bits
f - bronchoscope - Size: Length 40.5 cm
g - rubber tubing - SIze: Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E.C. Johnson of Women's College Hospital.
Maker
Josef Leiter
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
metal: silver
glass
wood: light brown
rubber
Inscriptions
On (f): "40 cm"; "7.5 m/m"; "ALLEN & HANBURYS - GERMANY"; on (h): "FOREGGER FOLDING SCOPE // US PAT 2289226"; on (k,l): "Eveready batteries No. 1015 - 1 1/2 V - SIZE "AA" - ENERGIZERS Made in Canada"; on (n): calibrations 10-25; "7"; "14"; on (o): calibrations 31-43; inscribed "VII"; (p) calibrations 10-25; on (q): calibrations 31-45; inscribed "VII"; on (s): calibrations 10-25; on (t): inscribed "V"; (u): inscribed "V"; on (v): calibrations 10-25; "4"; (w) inscribed "IV"; on (y): calibrations 10-18; (x) inscribed "V"; on (ab): "J. LEITER - WIEN 1836; some parts marked with "13"; on (ag): "PAT'D APRIL 23.05 // MADE IN U.S.A. // PAT'D APRIL 6.07";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-10
Condition Remarks
#2: the wooden case is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Instruments formerly belonged to the Lockwood Clinic, which was situated for a long time at 164 Bloor St. East in Toronto; the group of instruments (f-m) seem newer than the rest and may not be part of the original contents of the box; but could still have come from the same source.
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cervical cap set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1991.6.6 a-c
Description
Silver dome-shaped cervical caps with rolled rims; size indicators impressed above rims.
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Accession Number
1991.6.6 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Female
Description
Silver dome-shaped cervical caps with rolled rims; size indicators impressed above rims.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 2.4 cm
b - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 3.4 cm
c - cervical cap - Size: Diam. 3.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Groner.
Maker
KM
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Marked above rims: "800 [inside a rectangular box] KM [inside a rectangular box with a jog between the two letters]"; (b) marked with impressed "7"; (c) marked with impressed "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Practical Prevenception," by William J. Robinson; American Biological Society, Hoboken, N.J., 1929, p. 119; CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. P. Groner's practice; G.P. in Toronto 1938-1970's; trained in Vienna, 1919-1924. The American Biological Society describes the use of a silver cap pessary in Austria, fitted by the doctor
once a month following menstruation; according to the author, the reputation of this kind of cap is so high that women would travel to Vienna specially to be fitted.
Exhibit History
On loan to THEMUSEUM for exhibit 'Menstration' L-2019-1 12 Feb - 12 June 2019; returned to storage 8 June 2019
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Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on …
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Accession Number
010020535 a-al
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Monocular drum microscope (a) sits on a brass horseshoe shaped base with the maker's name and address engraved on the top; attached to the base is a circular arm to which the parts of the microscope are attached; just above the base there is a swivel mirror which is flat on one side and concave on the other; mirror is attached to a semi-circular piece of black metal via two metal screws on the end of each arm; mirror attachment is screwed to an arm also made of black metal which can be manually adjusted up and down; above the mirror there is a square stage with a circular hole in the centre; screwed to the underside of the stage is a condenser and a circular iris diaphragm which rotates made of black metal; iris diaphragm has engraved striations around the edge with five different sized holes drilled through it; there are two identical rectangular, silver metal slide clips on top of the stage which have a slight bend in them and are each held in place by a brass pin at the top; tubular aperture is adjustable by sliding through a circular support tube which is attached to the arm by three black metal bars via screws; aperture consists of a long tube with a screw end on the bottom for attaching the lenses; aperture has a decorative lip near the top which then narrows towards the top; microscope comes with two eye pieces (b-c) which slide into the top of the aperture; eyepieces are identical except that (b) is slightly longer than (c) eyepieces have a cyllindrical silver metal body with a circular black metal top; top has engraved striations around the edge and a single number painted on it in gold paint; eyepieces slide inside the aperture and have a rim which sticks out slightly; there is a small hole in the centre of the top with a glass lens set inside and each eyepiece has a convex glass lens set into the bottom of each body; there are two metal brass coloured objective lenses (d) is circular in shape with four tiers and narrows towards the flat top; at the base of each tier is a thin edge with engraved vertical striations; the third tier is missing its edge; the inside is threaded so it can screw into the bottom of the aperture of (a) and there is a convex glass lens inside; on the tip, there is a small circular lens made of glass; second objective lens (e) also has threading inside the bottom and has five tiers with the same striated edging; on the top of the lens there is a silver metal tip with a small circular glass lens in the centre; there is no lens in the base; both objective lenses rest in a small rectangular brown leather covered case (f) which opens via a single hinge at the back and is held closed by a gold and copper coloured clasp with decorative filigree; inside there is a brown wooden support with three identical holes drilled into it; bottom of the box is lined with green velvet and the top is lined with a white fabric; there is a green fabric covered rectangular guard which runs around the wooden support; there is a smaller piece of green fabric which covers the hinge; there are 9 identical, rectangular clear glass sildes (g-o) and 17 identical, square clear glass cover slips (p-af); cover slips came in a small square paper box (ag-ah); box top (ag) is brown and has a white sticker with a black border around it and is printed on in black ink; box bottom (ah) has a brown base and border made of yellow paper; packet of white rice paper sheets (ai) has a light orange cover and is printed on in gold ink; all items are stored in a rectangular, brown wooden box (aj); box opens via three silver, metal, rectangular hinges which screw into the top and bottom sections; there is a silver, metal, cylindrical latch screwed into the edge of the top section of the box which fits inside a circular silver, metal receptacle screwed to the top edge of the bottom section; inside the box there are different compartments for the various microscope pieces and sections lined with black velvet; stamped into the top edge of the bottom section of the box is a serial number; there is a rectangular wooden door (ak) which fits over a section on the bottom proper right corner; door has a small dark brown wooden rounded handle (al) which has detached.
Number Of Parts
38
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 24.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
b - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
c - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam 2.8 cm
d - objective lens - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
e - objective lens - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Diam 1.8 cm
f - lens case - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
g - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
j - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
k - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
n - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - slide - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
q - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
r - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
u - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
w - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
x - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ab - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ac - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ad - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ae - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
af - cover slip - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
ag - box top - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
ah - box bottom - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
ai - rice paper - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
aj - microscope box - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 13.6 cm x Depth 10.8 cm
ak - compartment door - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
al - Size: Length cm x Width cm x Depth cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa); this item was used by by Dr. F.A. Stevenson at Harvard University and at his practice in Montreal; it was then given to Dr. Erwin Burbank
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Bennogasse
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1875
1885
circa 1875-1885
Date Remarks
Date based on maker's information and donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver, black
glass: clear
wood: brown
paper: white, orange, brown, yellow
ink: yellow, black
fabric: green, white
Inscriptions
Engraved on base of (a): "C. Reichert Wien VIII. Bennogasse 26"; painted on the top of (b): "2"; painted on the top of (c): "4"; engraved onto bottom tier of (d): "3"; engraved on the bottom tier of (e): "7a"; printed on (ag): "59 Stü[c]k // 22 m / m // 7/8" the first line is crossed out in black marker; printed on the front flap of (ai): "SUPREME"; printed on the back of (ai): "FINESSE & SOLIDITE // PAPIER de RIZ // DOUCEUR"; stamped into edge of (aj): "No 4208"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-2
Condition Remarks
(a) shows slight signs of use; scratches present on the base; mirror has small streaks and scratches on both sides; very small amount of corrosion on the top of each slide clip; seven slides and one cover slip were broken; box top has two sides that have detached
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Dental Association" website; "Mikroskop Museum" website; "Powerhouse Museum" website; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Mrs. Joan Burbank of Victoria British Columbia; Dr. A.F. Stevenson graduated from Harvard in 1888 and then joined Dr. George Beers' dental practice in Montreal; Dr. Stevenson was the first president of the Canadian Dental Association; Mrs. Burbank's husband Dr. Erwin Burbank took over Dr. Stevenson's practice in 1928; Carl Reichert (1851-1922) began manufacturing microscopes in Vienna in 1874; each microscope made by Reichert has a unique serial number with this one being numbered 4208
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1978.26.1
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
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Accession Number
1978.26.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Black horseshoe base supports a mount with an eyepiece and scale.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: black; red; grey
glass (?)
Inscriptions
Engraved on mount: "No 4254"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 1121; CD #UHN
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary…
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Accession Number
1969.171.1 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden case (m) containing Hemoglobinometer and accessories: (a) Hemoglobinometer stand, similar to the lower part of a microscope; (b) calibrator (?); (c) cell to hold specimen, divided into two semicircular compartments; (d,e) watch glasses; (f) spare glass for (c); (g,h) pipetes; (i-l) capillary tube holders.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 7.75 cm x Depth 8.5 cm
b - calibrator - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.7 cm
c - cell - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
d - watch glass - Size: Diam. 4.4 cm
e - watch glass - Size: Diam. 5.0
f - spare glass - Size: Diam. 1.8 cm
g - pipette - Size: Length 6.5 cm
h - pipette - Size: Length 7.0 cm
i - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
j - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
ki - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
l - capillary tube holder - Size: Length 4.75 cm
m - case - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 13.75 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
C. Reichert
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Material
metal; silver; black
wood: brown
fabric: black; green
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
"C. REICHERT – WIEN" inside lid; on screw at top of stand: "7.65"; on (b) calibration lines are marked from 0 to 125, every tenth number printed; (i,j,k,l) each marked "7.65".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
Case faded inside; lid badly marked; (j,k,l) have broken tubes.
Copy Type
Original
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Fleischel's hemoglobinometer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.3.32
Description
Hemoglobinometer, consisting of a stand (a), capillary tube holders (b,c), and case (d); the stand includes a calibrator, a coloured wedge in a metal frame, marked 0-125; one capillary tube holder is larger than the other; the case is made of polished wood with metal hinged handle on top, door open…
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Accession Number
1969.3.32
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Hemoglobinometer, consisting of a stand (a), capillary tube holders (b,c), and case (d); the stand includes a calibrator, a coloured wedge in a metal frame, marked 0-125; one capillary tube holder is larger than the other; the case is made of polished wood with metal hinged handle on top, door opens to the side, drawer space but drawer is missing; key to the lock is missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - stand - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - capillary tube holder - Size: Diam. 4.0 cm
c - capillary tube holder - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
d - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 17.75 cm x Depth 13.25 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Torontol, via Dr. John W. Scott.
Maker
C. Reicher
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: brown
metal: dark grey
glass
Inscriptions
On base of (a): "C. REICHER, WIEN"; calibrator is marked from 0 to 125 in 10's; (b) is marked "8.2"; (c) is marked "10"; case has "No 2506" on edge of door.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
Missing sample cell; missing drawer in case; back of case is split.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Grander Living Water

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Dates
1996
circa 1996
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
017001001
Description
Rectangular silver metal water treatment device with areas for attching the device to the water supply in a home; three circular holes in the top of device.
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Accession Number
017001001
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
Quackery
Description
Rectangular silver metal water treatment device with areas for attching the device to the water supply in a home; three circular holes in the top of device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor and was installed on the central water line; last used in 2002.
Maker
Grander
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Date Remarks
Date on receipt
Material
ink: red, black
metal: silver, brass
tape: white
Inscriptions
Printed on stickers affixed to device: "ORIGINAL // GRANDER // TECHNOLOGIE // AUSTRIA" engraved on bottom: "71201982"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Length
13.4
Width
11.5
Depth
5.4
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor rusting on body of device
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
H2O system pure 'quackery'. New Zeland Herald
What's Behind Grander Water? WaterBogus
Johann Grander - The Inventor. Grander
Research Facts
Johann Grander is the discoverer of the water revitalisation. He was neither a scholar nor a scientist, but rather a simple, modest man, who grew up in the Tyrolean mountains, started a family and worked very hard. At the age of 49 he gave up his job to follow his calling and to dedicate himself to his experiments.
The Grander Living Water system, says it energises H2O, making it permanently resonate with the cosmos.
Drinking water treated by the system, it says, will improve your circulation and blood pressure, detoxify your body and reduce allergies.
None of the scientific studies done on the Grander Living Water have revealed any evidence to support their claims.
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