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ear, eye, nose and throat diagnostic kit

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
995005029 a-n
Description
Diagnostic kit, consisting of (a) a leather-covered, rectangular wooden case; the top is hinged at the back with two metal hinges; front has a simple latch with a circular button on the outside as part of the locking mechanism; inside top is satin and bottom is blue velvet over wood cut into holder…
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Accession Number
995005029 a-n
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis
Physical Examination
Description
Diagnostic kit, consisting of (a) a leather-covered, rectangular wooden case; the top is hinged at the back with two metal hinges; front has a simple latch with a circular button on the outside as part of the locking mechanism; inside top is satin and bottom is blue velvet over wood cut into holders for tools; (b) adjustable metal speculum; top is open; speculum is hollow; two blades, hinged and conical in shape, are adjusted by a metal screw mechanism that attaches to the top above the blade hinges by way of a metal collar; (c-e) conical, hollow, metal speculum, with a short neck extended past flare of collar; bottom tip is open, allowing sight down inside length of speculum; (f,g) circular metal mirror, attached to a thin, cylindrical metal arm and hollow cylindrical collar; (h) cylindrical light; top has glass and is convex; bottom is metal threaded with copper connector; (i) otoscope assembly: main body is a metal cylinder; one side has a lens with a concave, terraced eyepiece; minor cylinder projects from eyepiece; small glass ring projects down from cylinder in a flexible mounting; longer cylinder projects down from main piece; two engraved rings, two smaller cylinders; cylinder back is open with a light similar to (h); (j) ophthalmoscope port: rectangular, made of metal, with a cylinder mounted on top and folded over the bottom; bent metal creates a slot; (k) solid, metal depressor, consisting of a hollow cylinder attached along the bottom to a longer V-shaped piece of flat metal, the top 0.8 cm and curving down, with a blunt convex tip; (l) ophthalmoscope head: the body is composed of a rotating disc of metal, with small, circular glass lenses embedded in the disc, sandwiched between two thin discs of metal, pierced with a circular hole to allow sight through the object; the front plate has both sides cut back to allow easier turning of the embedded disc; the rear plate has an extra semicircle of metal attached to the top; a small strip of metal is attached to the back of the back plate with two screws; it runs in parallel with a metal cylinder, the bottom having a neck, then terracing twice into a single prong--to anchor to the rest of the ophthalmoscope--while the top is cut diagonally at a 60° angle and filled with a glass lens; (m) illuminator, which is a long, curved cylinder of metal with a light at one end and a single prong connection at the other; (n) battery handle, which is a hollow cylinder of leather-covered metal; threading at bottom, closing mechanism missing; top has intact metal assembly with a clip extending down one side of cylinder; above the clip, the metal cylinder is cross-hatched for grip; top of cylinder has semicircular slot and a plastic tab extending from it; centre of top has smaller, cylindrical female single-prong plug with screw for securing connection.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 18.4 cm x Depth 5.1 cm
b - variable speculum - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
c - otoscope speculum (small tip) - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
d - otoscope speculum (medium tip) - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
e - otoscope speculum (large tip) - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
f - laryngoscope mirror (small) - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
g - laryngoscope mirror (large) - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
h - lamp tip - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
i - otoscope assembly - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
j - ophthalmoscope part - Size: Length 2.5 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - depressor - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
l - ophthalmoscope head - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
m - illuminator - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
n - battery handle - Size: Length 15.7 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.8 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
J. S & S; Klinostik
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Material
plastic: ivory
metal: silver; yellow; black
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Embroidered letters, inside lid: "KLINOSTIK [a bar over the "O"] REGD. // SUPER DIAGNOSTIC // BRITISH MADE"; (b) engraved on side: "KLINOSTIK // BRITISH MADE"; (i) engraved on side: "KLINOSTIK // BRITISH MADE"; (j) engraved on bottom: "KLINOSTIK // BRITISH MADE"; (l) engraved on front: MAY // OPHTHALMOSCOPE // Improved // J. S&S. // + [rotary dial from 20 through 0 to 20] – // WHITE X-RAY // TORONTO // MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN"; engraved on back: "PAT 808 - 7 [illeg.]"; (n) engraved on top: "OFF"; engraved on the side: "KLINOSTIK [a bar over the "O"] // REGD [the "D" superscr. and underlined]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Condition Remarks
(a) While structurally intact, the case leather is wearing away from the wood; hinges suffering from inactive corrosion; one hinge is broken; inside, satin is stained and velvet has sustained significant fungus and insect damage; (b) some wear on metal but is still functional; (c-e) some tarnishing around base; (f,g) some wear; mirrors clean; (h) wear and discolouration near plug end; (i) eyepiece intact but worn; tarnished on inside of cylinder; (j) plate is slightly worn; (k) wear on blade; some tarnish on underside; (l) slight inactive corrosion on top rim; wear on front face; rotary mechanism still functional; (m) adhesive debris stuck to arm; wear along length; significant wear two cm back from light tip; (n) leather cover peeling; inactive corrosion throughout inside; threading broken and cracked; bottom of handle missing; #2: box: dirty overall; losses to covering, especially at edges and corners; coveirng lifting at both back corners and along bottom edges; satin lining stained and worn with tide-lines and discolouration of fabric; velvet lining very dusty with major loss around the narrow end of one of the depressions on PR; pin on hinge on PR partially removed from barrel and is very rusty; pin on hinge of PL is missing; implements: minor surface dirt and accretions; major corrosion on interior of (n) with resulting loss of surface coating; screw-on end of this tool part has major losses.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC, Canada, 1964 (c-e) similar to 31230-020; (f,g) similar to 31490-010; (i) similar to disassembled 31226; (j) similar to part of 31217-005; (l) similar to 31210; (m) similar to 31455-025; (n) similar to 31335 (see attached photocopies); see also 1979.12.7 and 1982.5.22; CD #9
Research Facts
Museum has two similar ophthalmoscopes to (l): 1979.12.7 and 1982.5.22.
Exhibit History
McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3.
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden c…
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Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Enema -- instrumentation
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden case (f) with two hinges and a front lock; has velvet lining inside; lid has broken off.
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 20.0 cm
b - nozzle, straight - Size: Length 8.5 cm
c - nozzle, L-shaped - Size: Length 7.0 cm
d - nozzle - Size: Length 5.5 cm
e - wooden piece - Size: Length 4.5 cm
f - case - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Arthur Dill Kelly; belonged to Dr. John Gray of Glasgow.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c"
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
bone/ivory: off-white
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-14
Condition Remarks
Case badly broken; instruments greasy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. John Gray, who qualified at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow in 1828 and then practised in Aberdeen; brought to Canada by his son, John Gray, who immigrated to Canada ca. 1860 and settled in Coldwater; left to Mrs. Kelly by Miss Katherine Gray, John Gray's last surviving child and Mrs. Kelly's aunt.
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military cap badge

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Dates
1914
1915
circa 1914-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1988.14.9
Description
Royal Army Medical Corps metal badge; laurel wreath surrounding a staff and serpent, surrounded by a crown; bent metal rod pin for attachment to a uniform.
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Accession Number
1988.14.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
Military Uniform -- insignia
MM= Clothing -- uniform (military) -- World War I
MM= Clothing -- accessory
Description
Royal Army Medical Corps metal badge; laurel wreath surrounding a staff and serpent, surrounded by a crown; bent metal rod pin for attachment to a uniform.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: William Boyd Library.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1914
1915
circa 1914-1915
Date Remarks
World War I
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed at bottom, in a banner: "ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-9
Length
4.2 cm
Width
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor corrosion all over
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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military cap badge

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Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1974.5.1
Description
Metal badge with a clip for attachment on the back: shows a laurel wreath surrounding a caduceus with a crown above; insignia below.
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Accession Number
1974.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
Military Uniform -- insignia
Description
Metal badge with a clip for attachment on the back: shows a laurel wreath surrounding a caduceus with a crown above; insignia below.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Nina Drake of Toronto; belonged to Dr. Theodore George Harwood Drake (1891-1959) and worn by him during the First World War.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
On banner below caduceus: "ROYAL MEDICAL CORPS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-9
Length
4.0 cm
Width
3.2 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor corrosion all over
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Sera-Sharp lancet

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
995005041
Description
Stainless steel lancet with narrow body and sharp point; body is scored with diamond shapes to increase grip.
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Accession Number
995005041
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Specimen Collection
Description
Stainless steel lancet with narrow body and sharp point; body is scored with diamond shapes to increase grip.
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
Propper Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved in the metal is a logo that looks like a P sitting on a small rectangle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-11
Dimension Notes
Length 3.8 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.01 cm
Condition Remarks
Individual packaging is missing; no tarnish; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 249 (similar to item #1H-225) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Blood lancet
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S & N interchangeable syringe

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005039 a-c
Description
Syringe with graduated barrel and plunger; plunger and barrel are numbered to provide identical fit; plunger is presently unremovable; a box is present with cutouts for the syringe, with a label on the top and on the right side.
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Accession Number
995005039 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Syringe with graduated barrel and plunger; plunger and barrel are numbered to provide identical fit; plunger is presently unremovable; a box is present with cutouts for the syringe, with a label on the top and on the right side.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.4 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
S & N
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
glass: opaque
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on barrel body in reddish-brown is a logo with "S & N" inside a perforated circular outline; also printed: "Interchangeable [in italics] // [series of graduated measurement lines with a large line at each number and four small lines in between] // 2 4 6 8 10 c.c. // BRITISH MADE"; printed on the box lid label: "Interchangeable // S & N [surrounded by red dots in a circular pattern] // METAL TIP SYRINGE"; printed on the label on side of box: "10 c.c. // LUER // SIDE // Z490/C6S"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
The white carboard of the box has yellowed slightly; syringe glass is opaque but there is no chipping; metal tip has tarnished slightly; label on right hand side is slightly torn and adhesive has let go partially from box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 284 (similar to B-D Yale syringe) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Glass syringe could be sterilized and reused; metal tip syringe is interchangeable.
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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010035 a-w
Description
Black plastic box case; flip top lid; maker's imprint to top of lid; interior lid black velvet lining; interior base moulded compartments for weights; nine circular weights; thirteen metal sheet weights; all labelled with weight amount.
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Accession Number
994010035 a-w
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Black plastic box case; flip top lid; maker's imprint to top of lid; interior lid black velvet lining; interior base moulded compartments for weights; nine circular weights; thirteen metal sheet weights; all labelled with weight amount.
Number Of Parts
23
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 4.7 cm.
b - weight - Size:
c - weight - Size:
d - weight - Size:
e - weight - Size:
f - weight - Size:
g - weight - Size:
h - weight - Size:
i - weight - Size:
j - weight - Size:
k - weight - Size:
l - weight - Size:
m - weight - Size:
n - weight - Size:
o - weight - Size:
p - weight - Size:
q - weight - Size:
r - weight - Size:
s - weight - Size:
t - weight - Size:
u - weight - Size:
v - weight - Size:
w - weight - Size:
Maker
Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
fabric:black
Inscriptions
Maker's imprint to lid top: LONDON / GLASGOW // dragon hallmark // MANCHESTER / EDINBURGH //
GRIFFIN & TATLOCK LTD. // MADE IN BRITAIN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; top grimy
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #3
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