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Dates
1996
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001043028
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
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Accession Number
001043028
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Helen Mahood and donated to Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae by Shelly Mahood.
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1996
Date Remarks
The event took place in June 1996.
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"KGH NURSES' ALUMNAE // 100TH ANNIVERSARY // SCHOOL OF NURSING" printed on the front; "MADE IN INDIA" on a tag on the apron.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm x Width 50.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Worn at the Kingston General Hospital Nurses' Alumnae 100th anniversary celebration by Helen Mahood in June 1996. Helen Mahood graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938; Shelly Redston Mahood graduated in 1955.
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portable patient table

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13047
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Argent Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010034001
Description
Wood veneer folding patient table with adjustable metal legs on solid casters with rubber edges; veneer with small brass nails spaced around perimeter; adjustable head section is curved at top; legs adjust the table height; when folded looks like a wooden case; lightweight; manufacturers metal labe…
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Accession Number
010034001
Collection
Argent Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Physical Examination
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Wood veneer folding patient table with adjustable metal legs on solid casters with rubber edges; veneer with small brass nails spaced around perimeter; adjustable head section is curved at top; legs adjust the table height; when folded looks like a wooden case; lightweight; manufacturers metal label is missing second section; luggage lock closure
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased from antique dealer A. Argent in Shannonville, Ontario who purchased the table at auction in Brighton, Ontario in 2010.
Maker
Eastern Surgical Co
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Suppliers catalogue
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
On label: "THIS TRADE MARK // ESCO // GUARANTEES QUALITY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room Warehouse 1
W1-7-1
Dimension Notes
Length (opened) 1.9 m x Width 56.5 cm x Depth 75.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges show minor wear; water stains in centre; finish is worn; missing areas on veneer; metal shows minor discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: Eastern Surgical Company. "A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng., 1957; CD #2
Research Facts
"ESCO (Anand Group)" Eastern Surgical Co. established in 1934 in India; established a factory of hospital furniture in Delhi in 1961supplying all over India and exported to countries between 1961-1980.
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Serpina tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8217
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.25.1
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
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Accession Number
1982.25.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Hypertension -- drug therapy
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K. J. R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K. J. R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
The Himalaya Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; pink
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on upper small paper label: "500 TABLETS"; on large label: "SERPINA // TABLETS // FOR // INSANITY, INSOMNIA // HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE // EPILEPSY & HYSTERIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
The British Medical Dictionary
Research Facts
"Reserpine one of the crystalline alkaloids of Rauwolfia serpentina it is indicated in neuropsychiatric disorders and hypertension. Cases of depression in rauwolfia therapy in hypertension have been reported, and it is advisable to suspend the drug where these symptoms appear."; "Rauwolfia the dried root of Rauwolfia serpentina it is a sedative and hypnotic widely used in India for insomnia and certain types of insanity."
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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
996013016
Description
A green cotton surgical towel with single-stiched hem around all sides; fabric has design of two smooth strips along each of the longest edges; the remaining feature is a rough, woven appearance; there is a white tag with black lettering along one side.
Accession Number
996013016
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A green cotton surgical towel with single-stiched hem around all sides; fabric has design of two smooth strips along each of the longest edges; the remaining feature is a rough, woven appearance; there is a white tag with black lettering along one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. J.A. Low at the Bladder Function Clinic, KGH, from 1965 to 1975
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Used during the period 1965-1975
Material
fabric: green; black; white
Inscriptions
On tag: "COTON 100% COTTON // FABRIQUE EN INDE // MADE IN INDIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 39.5 cm. x Width 70.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
#1: Towel is in excellent condition with the exception of a black stain located on reverse 18.8 cm from side with tag and 16 cm from nearer edge (right angle to edge with tag)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low
Research Facts
Part of a Brown-Bueger cystoscope kit; 16F (French) concave sheaths used in most cystoscopes; used
in operations of the bladder (such as destroying tumours)
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syringe kit; nose and throat

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10702
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Dr. J. A. Stewart Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
004011004 a-j
Description
A nose and throat syringe kit in a wooden case consisting of a 5cc syringe with a glass barrel (a) and a metal tip, and a metal plunger (b) with a thumb ring at its end; there is also a detachable double ringed handle (c) which slides over the plunger and fastens it to the barrel; there are six nee…
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Accession Number
004011004 a-j
Collection
Dr. J. A. Stewart Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
A nose and throat syringe kit in a wooden case consisting of a 5cc syringe with a glass barrel (a) and a metal tip, and a metal plunger (b) with a thumb ring at its end; there is also a detachable double ringed handle (c) which slides over the plunger and fastens it to the barrel; there are six needles of various form; these slide into a hole on the tip of the barrel; the first (d) is long and hooked with a sharp needle at the end of the hook; the second (e) is identical to d; the third (f) is curves at about a 30 degree angle and is sharp at the end; the fourth (g) is virtually identical to f, only it curves at a slightly smaller angle; the fifth (h) is not sharp and hooks at a 90 angle; the sixth (i) is short and has only a small blunt point; the case is made of wood and has slots for holding the syringe and each needle in place.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Diam.1.9 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d - needle - Size: Length 13.1 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e- needle - Size: Length 13.1 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f- needle - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g- needle - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h- needle - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
i - needle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
j - case - size: Length 15.6 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. J.A. Stewart, Meds 23; Dr. Stewart gave it to Dr. Roseborough.
Maker
Esco (Eastern Surgical Company)
Site Made (City)
New Delhi
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
The Esco company was established in 1934.
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Dr. J.A. Stewart" written in pen on a piece of tape on the lid of the case; "ESCO" engraved on each of the needles
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-16
Condition Remarks
Slight wear on the case.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Eastern Surgical Company"; CD #9
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Triphala Churna jar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8218
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.25.2
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic.
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Accession Number
1982.25.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.J.R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K.J.R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
Pharmaceutica Works, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
plastic: white; red
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed in red on container: "TRIPHALA CHURNA // . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is split.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for dyspepsia and gastric hemorrhage.
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Triquilar oral birth control

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Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Description
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have prin…
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Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Family Planning
Contraceptive Agents, Female
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have printed information on them; housed inside the cover is (b) a blister pack containing 6 brown, 5 white and 10 yellow birth control tablets; the packet has a clear plastic front with 21 bubble pockets to house the pills; a piece of foil seals the front and creates a back for the packet; the foil has numbers and information printed on its outer side; an information sheet (c) is also housed in the cover; the sheet consists of a folded rectangular piece of paper with printed information on the front and back sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - packet cover - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c - information sheet (folded) - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
German Remedies Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Date Remarks
Manufacturing date listed as May 1991
Material
paper: white; light grey
foil: silver; yellow
ink: black; red; yellow
plastic: clear
tablets: brown; white; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the cover reads, "RX [with the "X" as part of the leg of the "R"] Tablets of // Levonorgestrel and // Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Made in India by // German Remedies Limited // M. Vasanji Road, Bombay 400 0093 // ® Trademark of // Schering AG // Federal Republic of Germany // Schering // SCHERING // 21 tabs // oral"; the back of the cover reads, "6 light brown tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.05 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // 5 white tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.075 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.04 mg // PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // NOT TO BE SOLD // 10 ochreous tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.125 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // SCHEDULE H DRUG // WARNING: To be sold by retail on the // prescription of a Registered Medical // Practitioner only // Mfg. Lic. No. 679 // Mfg. Date 05-91 // Exp. Date 04-96 // Retail Price // not to exceed Rs. 12.00 // Taxes extra" (b) the foil back of the blister pack reads, "Tablets of Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Start // 1–; 2–;3–;4–;5–;6 [downward-facing arrow] // I took my first tablet on // Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat [each day of the week has a dot above it] 7–; 8–; 9–; 10–; 11 [downward arrow] // 21
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The packet cover shows some wear; fold marks and minor staining; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible; (b) the blister pack is unused; the foil backing is intact; the plastic pill pockets at the top have been pushed in but all are sealed; all printing is fully legible; (c) the information sheet has fold marks and minor wear on one end; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid
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