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dental swager blocks

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Dates
1913
1920
circa 1913-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020350 a-c
Description
Box of dental swager blocks for use with a swaging kit; rectangular brown cardboard box (a) and lid (b); label on top of lid printed with black ink states product and manufacturing information; 89 brown wooden cylindrical swager blocks (c) inside box; blocks taper slightly at one end, with four sma…
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Accession Number
010020350 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Box of dental swager blocks for use with a swaging kit; rectangular brown cardboard box (a) and lid (b); label on top of lid printed with black ink states product and manufacturing information; 89 brown wooden cylindrical swager blocks (c) inside box; blocks taper slightly at one end, with four small circular indents on smaller ends
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 11.8 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 24.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
c - block - Size: Depth 2.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Central Tool Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1913
1920
circa 1913-1920
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
wood: brown
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
(b) Printed on top of lid: "DENTAL SWAGER BLOCKS // MADE BY // THE CENTRAL TOOL CO. // AUBURN, R. I., U. S. A. // PATENTED APRIL 15, 1913"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box (a) and lid (b) are very worn, dirty; lid ripped in corner; box detached at one corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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 Dr. Larry Talarico from Victoria, British Columbia; this item goes with a die swaging kit donated by Dr. Talarico
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Diagnostic otoscope

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Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1979.27.6
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
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Accession Number
1979.27.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Welch-Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
nylon: black
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Hartz catalogue, 1960, p. 198; Harz catalogue, 1975, pp. 40-41; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960; this instrument is a size 201 (or 20100) with a size 705 (or 70500) handle, which takes "C"-size batteries.
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Dr. True's Elixir

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001111
Description
Clear glass bottle; roundish edges; no recessed panels; one side of bottle has embossed writing in glass; tall thin cylindrical neck intended to have a cork stopper.
Accession Number
996001111
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass bottle; roundish edges; no recessed panels; one side of bottle has embossed writing in glass; tall thin cylindrical neck intended to have a cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
Dr. J. F. True & Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Dr. True's Elixir // established 1861 // Dr. J. F. True & Co. Inc. // Auburn, ME.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some accumulation of dirt inside bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

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Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.17
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
1991.17.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS // 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row B
Length
13.0 cm
Diameter
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor crack at lip goes to outside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

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Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005034
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
014005034
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
12.5
Diameter
3.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor residue inside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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operating otoscope with tongue blade holder

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1978.6.9
Description
Otoscope consists of a cylindrical metal handle that contains batteries and a lens for shining light through the attached speculum and into the ear; two extra specula; has a built-on tongue blade holder.
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Accession Number
1978.6.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Otoscope consists of a cylindrical metal handle that contains batteries and a lens for shining light through the attached speculum and into the ear; two extra specula; has a built-on tongue blade holder.
Part Names
otoscope - Size: Length 21.6 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.W. Sheath; belonged to her brother, Dr. Wade, who graduated from the University of Toronto in 1932.
Maker
Welch-Allyn Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
Body is discoloured and mottled; interior is covered with acid from leaking batteries; glass is cracked; metal leading to speculum is discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Hartz Catalogue, 1950-51, p. 27 (item A577); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Uses a Welch-Allyn lamp #2 (model #217?).
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ophthalmology diagnostic set

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1977.5.41 a-k
Description
A leatherette-covered cardboard case (k) contains a set of ophthalmological diagnostic instruments: ophthalmoscope (a); unknown (c); lens (d); unknown (e); three specula (f-h); unknown (i); part of holder (j); Note: battery container (b) missing as of 8/9/83 after CBC loan..
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Accession Number
1977.5.41 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Ophthalmoscopy
Description
A leatherette-covered cardboard case (k) contains a set of ophthalmological diagnostic instruments: ophthalmoscope (a); unknown (c); lens (d); unknown (e); three specula (f-h); unknown (i); part of holder (j); Note: battery container (b) missing as of 8/9/83 after CBC loan..
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - ophthalmoscope - Size: 8.0 cm x 4.25 cm
d - lens - Size: Diam. 4.0 cm
f-h - specula - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
k - case - Length 24.25 cm x Width 9.75 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. T.W. Thompson, Nakomas, Florida.
Maker
Welch Allyn Co.
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
leatherette: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On ophthalmoscope: "Welch Allyn // Pat. No. // 2027663 // + –"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Condition Remarks
Battery container (b) is missing; #2: leatherette peeling off the box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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ophthalmoscope head

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital O.P.D. Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
998021001
Description
Ophthalmoscope head, which consists of a round metal disc with a rotating plastic dial set inside; the disc is attached to a cylindrical piece that has an open round metal base which has a round knob above it that allows the piece to be put onto a handle and tightened on; the top of the cylindrical…
Accession Number
998021001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital O.P.D. Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Ophthalmology -- ophthalmoscope
Description
Ophthalmoscope head, which consists of a round metal disc with a rotating plastic dial set inside; the disc is attached to a cylindrical piece that has an open round metal base which has a round knob above it that allows the piece to be put onto a handle and tightened on; the top of the cylindrical piece has a bevelled piece of glass; this glass lines up with a pin hole through the metal disc; the glass which can be seen through the pin hole changes as the plastic dial is turned; numbers on the disc indicate the glass type
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the O. P. D. Clinic at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Welch Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
metal: black; silver
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on the front reads, "WELCH ALLYN // PAT. NO. // 2027663"; the letters "O.P.D." are also scratched into the front; raised lettering on the back reads "MAY OPHTHALMOSCOPE // WACO NO. 106 // AUBURN, N.Y., U.S.A."; the words, "CLINIC // O.P.D. // CLINIC" are also painted in white on the back
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm. x Width 4.1 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
All pieces of the ophthalmoscope head are complete and unbroken; the top of the disc shows minor wear; the plastic dial moves freely; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by The J. F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 194 - see 8-106
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ophthalmoscope head

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital O.P.D. Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
998021002
Description
Ophthalmoscope head, which consists of a round metal disc with a rotating plastic dial set inside; the disc is attached to a cylindrical piece that has an open round metal base which has a round knob above it that allows the piece to be put onto a handle and tightened on; there is an attached round…
Accession Number
998021002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital O.P.D. Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Ophthalmology -- ophthalmoscope
Description
Ophthalmoscope head, which consists of a round metal disc with a rotating plastic dial set inside; the disc is attached to a cylindrical piece that has an open round metal base which has a round knob above it that allows the piece to be put onto a handle and tightened on; there is an attached round piece on the back of the disc; this has a knob on the top that moves right and left and operates a "white-line" grid and a "red-free" filter; there is a piece of bevelled glass inside this attached piece; the glass lines up with a pin hole that goes through the metal disc; the glass that can be seen through the pin hole changes as the plastic dial is turned; numbers on the disc indicate the glass type
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used at Kingston General Hospital (Emergency).
Maker
Welch Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
metal: black; silver
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on the front reads, "WELCH ALLYN // PAT. NO. // 2027663"; raised lettering on the back reads "PATENT NO. // 2311503 // WACO NO. 110 // AUBURN N.Y. // U.S.A."; the back also has the word "Emerg" scratched into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm. x Width 4.2 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
All pieces of the ophthalmoscope head appear to be complete, although the round attachment on the back is a bit loose; the disc shows minor wear; the plastic dial moves freely; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by The J. F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 194 - see 8-110
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Recto-sigmoidoscope

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1973.6.9 a-b
Description
Sigmoidoscope is a metal shaft (a) with an opening at one end into which fits an obturator (b), which ends in a blunt tip; sigmoidoscope has a circular collar at the other end that has a rotating lid to cover the opening; sigmoidoscope graduated in cm.
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Accession Number
1973.6.9 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Dilatation -- instrumentation
Sigmoidoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- sigmoid
Description
Sigmoidoscope is a metal shaft (a) with an opening at one end into which fits an obturator (b), which ends in a blunt tip; sigmoidoscope has a circular collar at the other end that has a rotating lid to cover the opening; sigmoidoscope graduated in cm.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sigmoidoscope - Size: Length 26.5 cm
b - obturator - Size: Length 33.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Kenneth E. Perfect for her husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect..
Maker
Welch Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Patent date given on instrument.
Material
metal: silver; black
glass
Inscriptions
"WELCH ALLYN CO. // AUBURN, N.Y. // PATENT 1662227-'28"; "MONTAGUE // RECTO-SIGMOIDOSCOPE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Advertisement on p. xiii of the Academy of Medicine Bulletin, Dec. 1959, Vol. XXXIII, No. 3; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Assorted instruments from the office of the donor's late husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect; a few, such as the stethoscope, may have belonged to his father.
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