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Compound binocular microscope

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1980.23.12 a-e
Description
Binocular microscope (a) on horseshoe-shaped stand; objective (b-e) are objectives. Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1980.23.12 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
Binocular microscope (a) on horseshoe-shaped stand; objective (b-e) are objectives. Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
5
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Carl Zeiss
Site Made (City)
Jena
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: gold
glass: clear
laquer: black
Inscriptions
On (a): "Carl Zeiss, Jena, Nr. 244250"; on (b) and (c): "CARL ZEISS // JENA"; on reverse of (b): "20 // 0.40"; on reverse of (c): "10 // 0.30"; on (d): "E. LEITZ // WETZLAR Germany"; on reverse of (d): "A = 0,85 // 42:1"; on (e): "Ernst Leitz Wetzlar // Germany"; "3.5:1"; "170/- // A0.10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-2
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
Some lacquer worn off at edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001412 a-l
Description
Monocular microscope, which consists of several parts housed in a wooden case; the microscope (a) has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base has an upright section with a cone-shaped dial at the top; above the base, there is a flat, square stage; the centre of the stage has a small round hole…
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Accession Number
997001412 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- microscope -- European -- compound
Description
Monocular microscope, which consists of several parts housed in a wooden case; the microscope (a) has a metal horseshoe base; the back of the base has an upright section with a cone-shaped dial at the top; above the base, there is a flat, square stage; the centre of the stage has a small round hole through it with a glass lens set into it; above the stage and attached to the brass cylindrical back section, is a cylindrical brass body tube; this tube lines up with the glass lens in the stage; below the lens, under the stage, there is a round lens that has a round adjustment knob sticking out at the left side; the bottom of the body tube has a round revolving objective holder with three objectives (b-d): "A" long (b), "A" short (c) and "D" (d); the objectives are all made of cylindrical brass with tapered tips that have glass lenses set into their centres, and threaded ends that allow them to be attached to the objective holder; the top of the body tube is round and open; an eyepiece (e) fits into this hole; the eyepiece is made of cylindrical metal with a covered top that has a small glass lens in the centre and a bottom with a glass lens set into it; behind the body tube is a pair of round focusing adjustment knobs; the microscope is stored in a wooden case (f) that is rectangular in shape; the box is closed with a front door attached at the right side with a metal hinge and with a lock at the central left side (the key is missing); the top of the box has an attached semicircular handle made from solid cylindrical metal, and an engraved small brass plate in the centre; the inside of the box has attached wooden pieces at the right and left sides, which firmly hold the microscope in place; at the upper left and right sides of the case there are removable wooden objective case holders (g,h); these are both long, rectangular wooden pieces with closed front, back, bottom, left and right sides, and with five rounded holes through the top; the front hole in the objective case holder on the left side (g) goes all the way through the wood; all of the other holes in the wood have closed bottoms; the inside door of the case also has attached wooden pieces designed to firmly hold the microscope in place; the right objective case holder (h) holds two empty objective case bottoms with screw on/off lids (i-l); the objective case bottoms (i,k) are both made of hollow cylindrical brass with flat, closed bottoms and round, open tops with threading on their upper outer edges; the case lids (j,l) are both short cylindrical hollow pieces with flat, closed, round tops and open, round bottoms that have threading on their lower inner edges; the tops fit over and onto the bottoms in pairs: i,j and k,l.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 16.3 cm x Depth 30.3 cm
b - objective "A" long - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - objective "A" short - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
d - objective "D" - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
e - eyepiece - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
f - microscope case - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Width 19.7 cm x Depth 38.0 cm
g - objective case holder (left) - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
h - objective case holder (right) - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
i - objective case bottom, "A" - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
j - objective case lid, "A" - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
k - objective case bottom, "D" - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
l - objective case lid, "D" - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. L.J. Austin; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Carl Zeiss
Site Made (City)
Jena
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: grey; black; yellow
glass: clear
wood: brown
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the body tube has, "Carl Zeiss // Jena // No. 30919" stamped into the brass; the back of the horseshoe base has, "IVa [the "a" superscr.]" etched into the metal; the cone-shaped dial at the back of the microscope has increment marks and the numbers "0 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5" stamped into the metal and "0.0 mm" atamped into the brass at the top of the cone; (b) the objective has, "C. ZEISS // A // 3151" stamped into the brass of the outside edge, near the tip; (c) the objective has, "C. ZEISS // A" stamped into the brass of the outside edge, near the tip; (d) the objective has, "D // C. ZEISS // D 017" stamped into the brass of the outside edge at the centre and near the tip; (e) the outside top of the eyepiece has, "CARL ZEISS // k // 10x" stamped into the metal; (f) the outside front of the case has the number "#30919" written on it in black ink; the brass plate on the top has, "L.J. Austin" engraved in the metal; (i) the outside bottom of the objective case bottom has the letter "A" stamped into the brass; (j) the outside top of the objective case lid has, "C. ZEISS // A // JENA" stamped into the brass; (k) the outside bottom of the objective case bottom has the letter "D" stamped into the brass; (l) the outside top of the objective case lid has, "C. ZEISS // D // JENA" stamped into the brass.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-2
Condition Remarks
The brass parts show some wear; no corrosion is visible; the microscope is missing side clips on the stage and its mirror, but otherwise is in good working order; other metal parts show minor wear and no corrosion; all glass parts are complete and undamaged; the wooden case shows wear; there is a 16-cm-long crack on the outer back panel; the front and right side have masking tape on them; the key for the lock is missing; the objective case holders are complete and undamaged; (2) some wear on barrel of microscope; a few stains on the wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #40; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supplies and Hospital Furnishings," by A.S. Aloe Co., 189–, p. 600 (item #IVA) (see attached photocopy); CD #6
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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slit lamp microscope

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1974.12.1
Description
Metal microscope with round base; three metal knobs placed on top of the base; adjustable round metal knob placed in between the two eyepieces; circular knobs on each side on the base of the eyepiece are used for horizontally extending the eyepiece upwards; small cylindrical knob used for rotating …
Accession Number
1974.12.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Microscopy -- microscope -- European
Description
Metal microscope with round base; three metal knobs placed on top of the base; adjustable round metal knob placed in between the two eyepieces; circular knobs on each side on the base of the eyepiece are used for horizontally extending the eyepiece upwards; small cylindrical knob used for rotating the eyepiece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Clarance E. Hill through his son Dr. Joseph C. Hill
Maker
Carl Zeiss
Site Made (City)
Jena
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
Based on date of purchase by owner
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on the left eyepice: "CARL ZEISS // JENA // Germany"; engraved on the right eyepiece: "No. 1896"; engraved on the left knob: "0,1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 43.0 cm x Width 17.0 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on surfaces
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Clarence E Hill
Research Facts
File contains images of slit lamp micriscope in full set-up; Gullstrand microscope was the second one in use in Toronto; purchased in 1924.
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Thoma hemacytometer

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1986.18.1
Description
Faded dark maroon leather-covered case with gold-tooled lettering; lined with blue velvet; contains two pipettes and one pipette tip, a counting chamber, and a cover slide wrapped in tissue paper.
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Accession Number
1986.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
MM= Blood Cell Count -- hemacytometer
Description
Faded dark maroon leather-covered case with gold-tooled lettering; lined with blue velvet; contains two pipettes and one pipette tip, a counting chamber, and a cover slide wrapped in tissue paper.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Harmark of Milton, Ont.; from the practice of her father, Dr. James C. Hill of Orillia, Ont.
Maker
C. Zeiss
Site Made (City)
Jena
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
leather: maroon
fabric: blue
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Gold-tooled lettering says: "Blutkörper zählapparat // nach Thoma // University of Toronto // Clinical Laboratory 15"; one pipette marked "Spencer Lens Co."; the other marked "Carl Zeiss, Jena"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Rubber tubing missing; #2: the box is covered with leather-like material and has several scratches on top and sides, bottom is intact; corners show wear, and a small rectangular piece on top exposes an under layer; yellow printing on top shows some wear but is legible; no tears or separation from lid; box is lined with velvet, which is stained on top and bottom on left-hand side; no tears; contents: glass intact, no chips, cracks or scratches; ivory is intact.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
BLUTKÖRPER ZAHLAPPARAT translated means 'blood cell count'
Dr. James C. Hill practised in Orillia, Ont., until 1985.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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