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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps, curved

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034573
Description
Curved Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
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Accession Number
997034573
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Curved Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped into the handle: "Down England"; etched onto handle: "Plastic"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.75 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface shows some wear; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., Surrey, ca. 1982, p. G41 (item #GR-410-02-Q); CD #11.
Research Facts
Used for directing and grasping a severed tendon during repair surgery.
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Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps, straight

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034572
Description
Long, straight Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
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Accession Number
997034572
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Long, straight Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped into the handle: "Down England // Stainless Steel"; etched onto handle: "O.R. Dr. Wyllie"; "plastic"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.75 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface shows some wear; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., Surrey, ca. 1982, p. G41 (item #GR-405-02-G); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used for directing and grasping a severed tendon during repair surgery.
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001032
Description
Bone curette, which consists of a small spoon-like instrument with a long handle which is hollow and closed with a flat top, bottom and right and left sides and a rounded end; the metal of the handle has a matte finish; a long, solid cylindrical piece of metal with an oval concave scoop at one end …
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Accession Number
997001032
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Curettage -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Description
Bone curette, which consists of a small spoon-like instrument with a long handle which is hollow and closed with a flat top, bottom and right and left sides and a rounded end; the metal of the handle has a matte finish; a long, solid cylindrical piece of metal with an oval concave scoop at one end attaches to the handle; this section of the curette is made of plated metal; the under edges of the scoop area are somewhat sharp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver; light grey
Inscriptions
The top of the handle has the words "MAYER & MELTZER LONDON" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only,and no corrosion is visible; a piece of masking tape was stuck to the handle by the cataloguer of the 1984 inventory
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #112; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 238 (P16302-6) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 63 (01840 = fig. 4) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022003
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
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Accession Number
015022003
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.?
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter: 31.0 cm Height: 30.0 cm
Condition Remarks
worn
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but unclear how this piece was used in conjunction with the leg braces; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Brand plantaris tendon stripper

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034181
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a flat, solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a sharp tip; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has …
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Accession Number
997034181
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a flat, solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a sharp tip; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has an attached tip that is a short piece of hollow, cylindrical metal with two round, open ends; the uppermost end is sharp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"OR PLASTIC DR WYLLIE" engraved on the instrument; "DOWN ENGLAND STAINLESS" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 52.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," by Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., p. G 57 (similar to item #GR-150-01-Q) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for stripping tendons from fascia lata to repair soft tissue injuries.
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Charnley femoral rasp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034008
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; vitallium rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on bo…
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Accession Number
997034008
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; vitallium rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on both sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Downs
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Handle has the number "6732" stamped into the metal; beneath the number is a "V" inside a heart-shaped ring stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Tray-like flat bottom shows wear and tear; scrapes and dents are visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G16 (similar to item GB-115-01-M) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Femoral shaft evacuation; total hip surgery
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Charnley femoral rasp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034009
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; vitallium rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on bot…
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Accession Number
997034009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; vitallium rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on both sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Downs
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Handle has the number "6730" stamped into the metal; beneath the number is a "V" inside a heart-shaped ring stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Tray-like flat bottom shows wear and tear; scrapes and dents are visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G16 (similar to item GB-115-01-M) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Femoral shaft evacuation; total hip surgery
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