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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering
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Accession Number
993004035 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Opened blue box of absorbent gauze has original gauze yardage; paper label is yellow on white
paper with blue lettering
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bottom - Size: Length 11.8 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - top - Size: Length 11.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - cardboard sleeve - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
d - paper bag - Size:
e - gauze - Size: Length 86.0 cm. x Width 22.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: dk. blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 / LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR //
THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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absorbent gauze bandage

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004036
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white paper with blue lettering
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Accession Number
993004036
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed box of absorbent gauze has blue box; paper label is yellow on white
paper with blue lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: blue
paper: yellow; blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ABSORBENT GAUZE // NUMBER 1 / LENGTH 1 YARD // MANUFACTURED FOR //
THE GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. LONDON ONT. // MADE IN ENGLAND
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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Agla hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and wires for cleaning; original instructions
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Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has
two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and
wires for cleaning; original instructions
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
b - box top - Size: Length 15.2 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
c - paper instructions - Size: Length 14.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
d - syringe - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
e - needle - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
f - sheath - Size: Length 3.1 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
g - needle - Size: Length 11.2 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
h - sheath - Size: Length 3.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: burgundy
paper: yellow; tan
metal: silver
glass: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on box top: THE 'AGLA' // (Trade Mark) // HYPODERMIC SYRINGE IN SPIRIT
TIGHT CONTAINER // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION
LTD.) // Associated Houses: // NEW YORK / MONTREAL / SYDNEY / CAPE TOWN / MILAN /
BOMBAY // SHANGHAI / BURNOS AIRES
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: inside box had leakage; # 2: no damage; #3: slightly dusty; paper yellowing slightly; no corrosion on metal pieces; on one short side of the lid, the paper was torn in an area 0.5 cm x 0.8 cm; there was a dark stain underneath and to the left of this, 0.5 cm x 0.3 cm, and three smaller black marks on the top surface of the lid.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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Dates
1867
1960
Between 1867-1960
Collection
P. W. Davey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
004021001 a-e
Description
An amputation saw; army pattern; consisting of a looped handle (a), a detachable blade with teeth on one side only (b), a hinged back (c), which rests over the top of the blade, a plate (d) which attaches the blade to the handle, and a small bolt with holds it all together; the entire instrument is…
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Accession Number
004021001 a-e
Collection
P. W. Davey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- amputation
Description
An amputation saw; army pattern; consisting of a looped handle (a), a detachable blade with teeth on one side only (b), a hinged back (c), which rests over the top of the blade, a plate (d) which attaches the blade to the handle, and a small bolt with holds it all together; the entire instrument is made with stainless steel.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - blade - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
c - hinged back - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
d - plate - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - bolt - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
It was originally the property of a Harley Street surgeon named James McClure, a colleague of Sir John Weir. It was passed to the donor by his daughter's mother in law, Mrs. Jean Spears of Edmonton who was related to McClure.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1867
1960
Between 1867-1960
Date Remarks
The donor claims that it was about 128 years old in 1995, but the same instrument appears in a 1957 Allen and Hanburys catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ALLEN & HANBURYS // LONDON" engraved on the handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Condition Remarks
Like New
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng., 1957, p. 456; CD #6
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apothecary’s pill rolling machine

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Dates
1875
1915
circa 1875-1915
Collection
Robert Hawkins Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006021001 a-b
Description
Wooden capsule-making machine, with a sliding bar and grooves for pills.
Accession Number
006021001 a-b
Collection
Robert Hawkins Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Compounding -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden capsule-making machine, with a sliding bar and grooves for pills.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 49.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x 4.2 cm Depth
b - base - Size: Length 34.0 cm x Width 20.4 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor's husband Robert Hawkins or possibly his father Frank Hawkins, who were both pharmacists.
Maker
S.Maw Son & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1875
1915
circa 1875-1915
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Located on the base of the object with the measurement gauge " S. Maw Son // & // Thompson // London "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-1
Condition Remarks
Object has mechanical damage due to the history of its use; the metal shows signs of corrosion in three areas that is blue-green in colour.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Robert Hawkins was a pharmacy graduate of the University of Toronto, 1940's. Worked at Mahood's pharmacy, Kingston. Died in 2003. Frank Hawkins graduated circa 1916-1917, worked as a pharmacist in Toronto.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "Curious Cures--Doctors, Druggists, and Home Remedies" at the Dundas Museum & Archives, L-2011-3; 23 Sept. 2011–30 Sept. 2012.
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Bishop's Mineral Water

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890 - 1910
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005020
Description
Rectangular blue glass bottle with bevalled edges and protruding lip; without cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
014005020
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Water -- therapeutic use
Description
Rectangular blue glass bottle with bevalled edges and protruding lip; without cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Alfred Bishop
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890 - 1910
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "BISHOP'S // MINERAL WATER // VARALETTES" on bottom of bottle a circle with either the manufacturers mark inside or [illeg] letters
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row B
Length
11.7
Width
4.8
Depth
2.6
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor residue inside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
The History of Bottled Water. Wikipedia
The Antique Parlor. Etsy
Research Facts
Advertised and known as The Waistcoat Remedy for Gout, Rheumatism, Gouty Eczema, Rheumatic Gout, Gravel, Acidity and all Uric Acid Troubles.
The demand for bottled water was fueled in large part by the resurgence in spa-going and water therapy among Europeans and American colonists in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Early drinkers of bottled spa waters believed that the water at these mineral springs had therapeutic properties and that bathing in or drinking the water could help treat many common ailments.
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Book on The Physician Himself and Things That Concern His Reputation and Success 10th Ed. [book]

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Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Collection
Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
016004002
Description
Hardcover book with brown cover; inside cover with a narrow cream pre-printed label with the doctors names and phone number; handwritten name and date inside page; gold text on spine and cover; 186 pages.
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Accession Number
016004002
Author
D. W. Cathell, M.D.
Collection
Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Description
Hardcover book with brown cover; inside cover with a narrow cream pre-printed label with the doctors names and phone number; handwritten name and date inside page; gold text on spine and cover; 186 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to owner's namesake, his uncle Dr. Charles Harold Bird.
Maker
The F. A. Davis Company
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, brown
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "BOOK // ON // The Physician Himself // AND THINGS THAT CONCERN // His Reputation and Success // BY // D. W. CATHELL, M.D. // BALTIMORE, MD. //"I'd sketch the world exactly as it goes" // TENTH EDITION // Carefully Revised and Greatly Enlarged // (AUTHOR'S FINAL VERSION) // PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON: // THE F. A. DAVIS CO., PUBLISHERS // 1895"; handwritten: "CHarold Bird // Gananoque // 1896"; on narrow label: "DR. C. H. BIRD DR. H. GODFREY BIRD // Pine Street Phone 90 // GANANOQUE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
25.0 cm
Width
16.5 cm
Depth
2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges with corners bent inwards; faded fabric on spine
Copy Type
original
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Dates
1890
1905
circa 1893-1905
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1989.10.21
Description
Empty blue tinted glass square bottle with clear glass stopper closure with orange paper label; stopper stuck in opening; hand blown glass with mould line slightly visible.
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Accession Number
1989.10.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drug Therapy, Administration, Oral
Description
Empty blue tinted glass square bottle with clear glass stopper closure with orange paper label; stopper stuck in opening; hand blown glass with mould line slightly visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: 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; donated by his granddaughter, Mrs. C. C. James of Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Ferris & Co.
Site Made (City)
Bristol
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1905
circa 1893-1905
Material
glass: green, transparent paper: yellow ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BRANDY. // F. & CO. // B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 2 Row B
Length
14.2 cm
Width
5.2 cm
Depth
5.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Stopper stuck in opening, minor brown stains inside bottom
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Ferris & Co. established 1770 Bristol England Wholesale and export Druggists manufacturing Chemists makers of surgical instruments and hospital appliances every requisite for the Surgery, Dispensary and Hospital. Merchants, Shippers, and Importers; from 1887 advertisement. This company used various trade names and the trade name of Ferris & Co. began in 1883. The first time Ferris is included in the name was 1820, as Fry Gibbs & Ferris on Union Street in Bristol.
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Braun's cranioclast

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
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Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
Fetal Death
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - straight blade - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - curved blade - Size: Length 45.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - spacer - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - wing nut - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Designed and prototype used by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Maker
S. Mawson & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in metal handle: "S. MAWSON // LONDON// & THOMPSON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Condition Remarks
Some rust and wear on metal blades and screw; some scratches on wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Supplier's catalogue: "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5012 (similar to item E/-545); Internet: "Accoucheur's Antique"; remarks by donor, Dr. Rioux.
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #4.
Research Facts
Powerful destructive craniotomy forceps used to extract stillborn fetus. The smaller blade is introduced to the perforated skull, with the larger blade placed to the outer surface of the skull. The blades are locked and the fetus is extracted out.
Exhibit History
S.O.G.C. Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario exhibit "Safe Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilisation: A Made-in-Canada Solution"--May 28, 2008 - August 2009
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conical graduate

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science Artifacts, Laboratory Instrumentation
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006033034
Description
Small clear glass conical graduate with small spout in the rim at the top for pouring contents; bottom is a circle of glass on which the graduate stands; smaller at the bottom and widens more and more towards the top; slightly raised hand drawn etched markings and numbers on the side to depict the …
Accession Number
006033034
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science Artifacts, Laboratory Instrumentation
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Laboratories
Description
Small clear glass conical graduate with small spout in the rim at the top for pouring contents; bottom is a circle of glass on which the graduate stands; smaller at the bottom and widens more and more towards the top; slightly raised hand drawn etched markings and numbers on the side to depict the measurements and the volume of the graduate's contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Date Remarks
Based on the UK's 1963 Weights and Measures Act, which abolished the use of the minim, and the make of the glass.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved in glass on sides: "FLDR // 2 // 1 // 1 // 2 // MIN // 120 // 90 // 60 // 40 // 20 // 10 // BRITISH MADE".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Height
9.5 cm
Diameter
3.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Books
Reference Comments
A Text-book of Nursing for the Use of Training Schools, Families, and Private Students, D. Appleton, 1898 - Nurses - 391 pages: https://books.google.ca/books?id=vBttAAAAMAAJ&dq=minim-tube&source=gbs_navlinks_s
The Modern Practice of Physic, Exhibiting The... Symptoms, Prognostics, Morbid Appearances and Improved Method of Treating the Diseases of All Climates..., Robert Thomas (médecin), Longman, 1819 - 922 pages: https://books.google.ca/books?id=V_laAAAAQAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s
The Pharmacopoeia of the Royal College of Physicians of London, MDCCCIX, Royal College of Physicians of London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809 - Materia medica - 478 pages: https://books.google.ca/books?id=pCPrAAAAMAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Research Facts
A fluid drachm contains 60 minims; a minim replaced the measurement "drop" in the apothecaries' system of measurements in 1809.
A minim-tube was a form of graduated glass tube for measuring dosages of medicine.
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