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gallbladder teaching aid

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Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
998002006 a-b
Description
Plastic model of (a) a gallbladder includng a cutaway section; displayed on (b) a wooden stand; stand includes a shaped plexiglass support; gallbladder attaches to plexiglass with velcro circle
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Accession Number
998002006 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Gallbladder -- models
Gastroenterology
Anatomy -- models
Description
Plastic model of (a) a gallbladder includng a cutaway section; displayed on (b) a wooden stand; stand includes a shaped plexiglass support; gallbladder attaches to plexiglass with velcro circle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a- gallbladder - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 1.9cm
b - stand - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 11.2cm x Depth 10.9 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Medical Plastics Laboratory, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Gatesville
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Date Remarks
Probably 1970s.
Material
paint: pink, blue, red, dark green, light green
wood: brown
plexiglass: translucent
metal: silver
ink: blue, black
paper: cream
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"AUTHENTIC ANATOMICAL REPRODUCTIONS // SKELETONS - SKULLS - CHARTS // PATIENT SIMULATIONS // MEDICAL PLASTICS LABORATORY, INC. // Box 38, Gatesville, Texas 76528 USA" printed on a metal plate at the front of the stand; "DONATED BY MRS. JANE MAHONEY" printed on paper sticker on stand; "MPL GATESVILLE" molded onto back of teaching aid; Numbers 1-15 printed onto front and back of teaching aid.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-3
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches on gallbladder model
Copy Type
Original
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instrument case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5587
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1966.11.2 a-g
Description
Rectangular black leather instrument case (a) which folds in three parts and has a metal snap closure; blue felt lining with two flaps attached at top and bottom of center area with tape; center segment has a leather band across which holds in place two sets of Michel's suture clips (f-g) on wire s…
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Accession Number
1966.11.2 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Description
Rectangular black leather instrument case (a) which folds in three parts and has a metal snap closure; blue felt lining with two flaps attached at top and bottom of center area with tape; center segment has a leather band across which holds in place two sets of Michel's suture clips (f-g) on wire supports; there are eight of the larger (1.7 cm) clips and four of the smaller (1.5 cm) clips; also included underneath one of the felt clips are three paper envelopes for scalpel blades of various sizes (b-d) and one wax paper envelope containing a scalpel blade (e); owner's name applied to back of case via fabric tape.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case - Size (closed): Length 19.6 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - envelope - Size (closed): Length 6.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm
c - envelope - Size (closed): Length 6.5 cm x Width 1.9 cm
d - envelope - Size (closed): Length 6.4 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e - envelope - Size (folded): Length 6.7 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.09 cm
f - set of Michel's suture clips - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - set of Michel's suture clips - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Walter Little Carruthers; donated to the Academy of Medicine, which later donated it to the Museum of Health Care.
Site Made (Country)
(b-c) USA; (e) England
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Dr. Carruthers was promoted to Lieutenant in April of 1918 and discharged in August of 1918
Material
leather: black, brown
fabric: navy, cream, black
metal: black, grey, yellow
paper: green, cream, black, red
Inscriptions
On back of case (a): "W. L. CARRUTHERS // LIEUT. // R. C. A. M. C."; on back of front snap: "903 . PAT [illegible, might be "L E"]"; on back of top snap: "C_F_Co // U. S. F."; front of envelope (b): "6 BLADES // SIZE 10 // BARD // PARKER // KNIFE // BARD-PARKER // COMPANY // INC. // New York"; back of envelope on flap: "MADE IN U. S. A."; front of envelope (c): "6 BLADES // SIZE 11 // BARD // PARKER // KNIFE"; back of envelope: "Made in U.S.A."; front of envelope (d): "No 21"; back of envelope: "FINEST // SURGEON'S // BLADE"; on blade at base: "21"; on blade (e) at base: "D"; by blade: "GILETTE // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Condition Remarks
#2: Leather on (a) is brittle and flaking in some places; felt is faded at corners and flaps are thinning; clips on (g) show some green corrosion product; all paper envelopes show some wear and minor tearing; blades in excellent condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2252 (similar to clips in case 6618); Oxford Index website; "Ontario Roots" genealogy website (Russ McGillivray); University of Toronto Varsity War Supplement (1915); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Michel's suture clips were created by French surgeon Gaston Michel (1875-1937) and are used to close skin incisions after surgery. Dr. Walter Little Carruthers (1890-1968) enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1915 while he was a medical student at the University of Toronto. He served with the 5th Field Ambulance and was discharged in August of 1918 so that he could continue his studies.
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model of human liver

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11276
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
998002002 a-b
Description
A rubber model of a human liver on a stand; the liver (b) is brown with blue and red veins as well as a green gallbladder; it is rounded on one side and concave on the other; the stand (b) is made out of wood with a bent piece of plexiglass which holds the stomach.
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Accession Number
998002002 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Liver-- models
Anatomy -- models
Description
A rubber model of a human liver on a stand; the liver (b) is brown with blue and red veins as well as a green gallbladder; it is rounded on one side and concave on the other; the stand (b) is made out of wood with a bent piece of plexiglass which holds the stomach.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - liver - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
b - stand - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Provenance
Possibly used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Medical Plastics Laboratory, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Gatesville
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Material
rubber: brown, green, blue, red
wood: brown
plexiglass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AUTHENTIC ANATOMICAL REPRODUCTIONS // SKELETONS - SKULLS - CHARTS // PATIENT SIMULATORS // MEDICAL PLASTICS LABORATORY, INC. // Box 38, Gatesville, Texas 76528 USA" printed on a metal plate at the front of the stand. "DONATED BY MRS. JANE MAHONEY" printed on a sticker on the plexiglass "MEDICAL PLASTICS LAB. // GATESVILLE, TEXAS" molded into liver; There are numbers all over the model
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-3
Condition Remarks
Some very minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Exhibit in "Medical Art Through the Ages: The History of Anatomical Teaching Models"
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model of human stomach

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Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
998002001 a-c
Description
A rubber model of a human stomach on a stand; the stomach is made up of two separable parts which form a front and a back which fit together are held with a piece of velcro; the front (a) is mostly dark pink on both the inside and outside; the back (b) is similar to the front on the inside and ligh…
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Accession Number
998002001 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Stomach -- models
Anatomy -- models
Description
A rubber model of a human stomach on a stand; the stomach is made up of two separable parts which form a front and a back which fit together are held with a piece of velcro; the front (a) is mostly dark pink on both the inside and outside; the back (b) is similar to the front on the inside and light pink with blue and red veins on the outside with a yellow layer going around the edges; the stand (c) is made out of wood with a bent piece of plexiglass which holds the stomach.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - stomach front - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
b - stomach back - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 8.1 cm
c - stand - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 13.9 cm
Provenance
Possibly used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Medical Plastics Laboratory, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Gatesville
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Material
rubber: pink, red, blue, yellow
wood: brown
plexiglass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AUTHENTIC ANATOMICAL REPRODUCTIONS // SKELETONS - SKULLS - CHARTS // PATIENT SIMULATORS // MEDICAL PLASTICS LABORATORY, INC. // Box 38, Gatesville, Texas 76528 USA" printed on a metal plate at the front of the stand. "DONATED BY MRS. JANE MAHONEY" printed on a sticker on the plexiglass "MEDICAL PLASTICS LAB. // GATESVILLE, TEXAS" molded into the front of the stomach; There are numbers all over the model
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-S2-3
Condition Remarks
Some pink residue stained on the plexiglass; a small chip of paint missing from the front of the stomach.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Exhibit in "Medical Art Through the Ages: The History of Anatomical Teaching Models"
Images
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