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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.5
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
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Accession Number
1980.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Adson tissue forceps

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.6.11
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with wide, serrated grasping surfaces, narrowing to tiny tips with v-shaped indentations.
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Accession Number
1973.6.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with wide, serrated grasping surfaces, narrowing to tiny tips with v-shaped indentations.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Kenneth E. Perfect for her husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some striations due to wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 76 (similar to item #BD511); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Assorted instruments from the office of the donor's late husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect; a few, such as the stethoscope, may have belonged to his father.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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amputating tenaculum

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1934.16.25
Description
Long handle with metal rod ending in a rounded hook.
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Accession Number
1934.16.25
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
Long handle with metal rod ending in a rounded hook.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet gives "Searcher for evacuating abscesses" as object name.
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Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1997.2.11
Description
Amputating saw with long flat metal blade with serrated edge and curved front attached with two metal screws to a dark ebony decorative handle with flared section on top and bottom for gripping with embossed designs of lion and unicorn on either side of the crown and text with the manufacturers nam…
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Accession Number
1997.2.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- amputation
Description
Amputating saw with long flat metal blade with serrated edge and curved front attached with two metal screws to a dark ebony decorative handle with flared section on top and bottom for gripping with embossed designs of lion and unicorn on either side of the crown and text with the manufacturers name on the back of the handle; blade with heavy top guard along top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1840
1879
1840-1879
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "W & H Hutchinson Sheffield"; on reverse: "Instrument MAKER TO THE ROYAL NAVY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Length
34.3 cm
Width
10.0 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimetre
Dimension Notes
Length 34.3 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rust patches on blade and back; #2: There are patches of active corrosion on both sides of the blade, one on one side along the top[ framed edge (1.7 cm x 0.7 cm), and two smaller patches above this (0.5 cm and 0.2 cm in diameter); on the opposite side of the blade, there were seven significant patches of corrosion: four patches at the tip of the blade (0.5 cm x 1.2 cm; 0.7 cm x 0.3 cm; 10.4 cm x 0.7 cm; 1.5 cm x 0.5 cm); in the centre of the blade next to the handle, there is a patch 2.6 cm x 1.1 cm; above this along the top framed edge, there is a patch 3.7 cm x 1.3 cm; the rest of the blade has smaller corrosion spots over approximately 5% of its surface; the handle was dirty and there was a crack running down its base where it connects to the blade, 2.6 cm long; the handle was dirty; #3: returned from loan condition unchanged.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On loan L-2016-4 to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
On exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011
On loan to St. James Cathedral and Archives, April 11, 2003-Aug. 2003
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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Aneurism needle

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1976.6.63
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Accession Number
1976.6.63
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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aneurism needle

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.102.1
Description
Blunt instrument with closed eye at end; curved upwards 90° at end; black, smooth wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.102.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
Blunt instrument with closed eye at end; curved upwards 90° at end; black, smooth wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Tiemann
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
"TIEMANN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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aneurism needle

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.199.1
Description
A blunt instrument with a small hook at the tip; semi-circular curve at 90° to the plane of the handle, which is an open, elongated loop.
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Accession Number
1969.199.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
A blunt instrument with a small hook at the tip; semi-circular curve at 90° to the plane of the handle, which is an open, elongated loop.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"ALLEN & HANBURYS"; "LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 19.3 cm x Width 8.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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army regulation case

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Dates
1885
circa 1885
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1952.3.1 a-ao
Description
Walnut case lined with purple velvet, containing 40 surgical instruments: (a,p) amputation saws; (b) amputating knife; (c,d) amputating knives; (e,af) tenaculum; (f,h) scalpels; (g,l,n) finger knives; (i,j,k,m,ao) bistourys; (o,an) needles; (q) trocar; (r) trepanning elevator; (s,t,y,ac,ad) forceps…
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Accession Number
1952.3.1 a-ao
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Trephining -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Description
Walnut case lined with purple velvet, containing 40 surgical instruments: (a,p) amputation saws; (b) amputating knife; (c,d) amputating knives; (e,af) tenaculum; (f,h) scalpels; (g,l,n) finger knives; (i,j,k,m,ao) bistourys; (o,an) needles; (q) trocar; (r) trepanning elevator; (s,t,y,ac,ad) forceps; (u,v) retractors; (w) trephine; (x) handle for (w) (?); (z,aa) parts of a double tracheotomy tube; (b) canula for trocar; (ae) lithotomy staff; (ag) catheter (?); (ah) director (?); (ai,aj) keys; (ak) lid to small compartment; (al) tray; (am) case.
Number Of Parts
41
Part Names
a - amputation saw - Size: Length 35.7 cm x Width 7.2 cm
b - amputating knife - Size: Length 39.8 cm
c - amputating knife - Size: Length 32.0 cm
d - amputating knife - Size: Length 26.0 cm
e- tenaculum - Size: Length 14.5 cm
f - scalpel - Size: Length 15.2 cm
g - narrow finger knife - Size: Length 18.3 cm
h - scalpel - Size: Length 14.8 cm
i - button pointed curved bistoury - Size: Length 18.1 cm
j - sharp pointed curved bistoury - Size: Length 18.1 cm
k - button pointed straight bistoury - Size: Length 18.0 cm
l - finger knife (?) - Size: Length 18.6 cm
m - hernia bistoury - Size: Length 18.3 cm
n - finger knife (?) - Size: Length 18.1 cm
o - needle - Size: Length 18.9 cm
p - amputating saw - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 2.1 cm
q - curved trocar - Size: Length 20.3 cm
r - trepanning elevator - Size: Length 16.0 cm
s - lion forceps - Size: Length 20.3 cm
t - straight bone forceps - Size: Length 21.1 cm
u - retractor - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 1.9 cm
v - retractor - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 1.9 cm
w - trephine - Size: Length 12.6 cm
x - handle for (w) (?) - Size: Length 9.2 cm
y - forceps - Size: Length 21.2 cm
z - part of a double tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 5.3 cm
aa - part of a double tracheotomy tube - Size: Length 4.8 cm
ab - canula (for trocar) - Size: Length 11.6 cm
ac - dissection forceps - Size: Length 15.4 cm
ad - fenestrated artery forceps - Size: Length 12.1 cm
ae - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 29.6 cm
af - tenaculum, sharp - Size: Length 17.7 cm
ag - catheter (?) - Size: Length 17.2 cm
ah - director (?) - Size: Length 4.5 cm
ai - key - Size: Length 3.0 cm
aj - key - Size: Length 3.1 cm
ak - lid to small compartment - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 3.0 cm
al - tray - Size: Length 41.9 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
am - case - Size: Length 44.6 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
an - needle - Size: Length 18.7 cm
ao - curved bistoury - Size: Length 17.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by H.S. Mason, D.D.S.; owned and used by Dr. MacInnes of Vittoria, Ont., grandfather of the donor.
Maker
C Wright & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1885
circa 1885
Material
metal
rubber (?)
wood: brown
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
Brass plate on outside top of case lid has "C.L.P. Branson" inscribed in script.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
There appears to be a few pieces missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Evans & Wormall Catalogue (1876); CD #UHN
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017.
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army regulation surgical set

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Dates
1888
circa 1888
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1938.1.3 a-ac
Description
Wooden case (ac) containing a set of surgical instruments such as amputating saw and knives; forceps; lithotomy sounds; bistoury; throat probang.
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Accession Number
1938.1.3 a-ac
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Wooden case (ac) containing a set of surgical instruments such as amputating saw and knives; forceps; lithotomy sounds; bistoury; throat probang.
Number Of Parts
29
Part Names
b - butcher's amputating saw - Size: Length 33.3 cm x Width 11.9 cm
c - bistoury (?) - Size: Length 18.3 cm
d - amputating knife, small - Size: Length 18.7 cm
e - needle with handle - Size: Length 20.2 cm
h - finger knife (?) - Size: Length 18.7 cm
l - amputating knife, medium - Size: Length 32.0 cm
m - amputating knife, long - Size: Length 37.7 cm
n - top tray - Size: Length 41.0 cm x Width 20.7 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
o - perineum needle (?) - Size: Length 15.5 cm
p - tray (2nd level) - Size: Length 42.5 cm x Width 22.0 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
q - artery forceps - Size: Length 5.0 cm
r - artery forceps - Size: Length 5.0 cm
s - pile clamp (?) - Size: Length 21.2 cm
t - lithotomy sound (?) - Size: Length 30.6 cm
u - lithotomy sound (?) - Size: Length 30.5 cm
v - lithotomy sound (?) - Size: Length 31.3 cm
w - throat probang - Size: Length 47.0 cm
x - throat probang - Size: Length 47.0 cm
y - eye instrument (?) - Size: Length 17.1 cm
z - lid for compartment on inside bottom of case- Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm
aa - blade - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Width 0.7 cm
ab - blade - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm
ac - case - Size: Length 45.7 cm x Width 25.2 cm x Depth 12.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; owned and used by Dr. Alexander Primrose, who purchased it from Messrs. Mayer & Meltzer in 1888.
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1888
circa 1888
Material
metal
wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-2
Condition Remarks
Many pieces missing; top of case is cracked; #2: cracks in case and knives; #3: box re-checked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
(b,aa,ab) See Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876, Plate 11, fig. 52; (e) same catalogue, Plate 10, fig. 29; (h) same catalogue, Plate 10, fig. 41; (l, m) same catalogue, Plate 10, fig. 27; (o) see Down Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 555. fig. 2773; (p,r) See Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876, Plate 13, fig. 68; (s) see H.J. Milburn & Co. catalogue, ca 1893, p. 144, fig. 1983; (t,u,v) see Downs Bros. catalogue, 1901, p. 526, fig. 2633; (w,x) see Evans and Wormall catalogue, 1876, Plate 46, fig. 449; CD #UHN
Research Facts
When purchased, the case was full and was supposed to contain all the instruments a surgeon would need in his practice at that time. Note that the letter "a" was not used in identifying the parts, and (f), (g), (i), (j), and (k) are missing.
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Army Surgeon's Regulation Case

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Dates
1812
1847
circa 1812-1847
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1921.2.2 a-t
Description
Wooden surgical case (a) lined with velvet and containing (b,c,d) Liston's amputation knives, three different sizes, each with a black wooden handle; (e) broad elevator with a wooden handle for trepanning and necrosis; (f) octagonal wooden handle that fits onto (g) a brass and steel trephine; (h) L…
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Accession Number
1921.2.2 a-t
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Trephining -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Description
Wooden surgical case (a) lined with velvet and containing (b,c,d) Liston's amputation knives, three different sizes, each with a black wooden handle; (e) broad elevator with a wooden handle for trepanning and necrosis; (f) octagonal wooden handle that fits onto (g) a brass and steel trephine; (h) Liston's artery forceps with clasp and curved interlocking tips; (i) bullet forceps with scooped tips; (j) straight hemorrhoid forceps with fixing slide; (k,l) scalpels each with a wooden handle; (m) tenaculum in wooden handle; (n) scalpel with wooden handle; (o) glass spool with white silk for suturing; (p) metal key for lock; (q,r) Petit's spiral screw tourniquet made of metal, cloth, and leather; (s) amputating saw with a carved wooden handle; miscellaneous items not numbered: one half-circle, round-eye Hagedorn suture needle, two quarter-circle, plain eye suture needles; one straight, plain eye suture needle; one roll of sutures, possibly catgut; (t) handwritten note on tan paper in black ink with red underlines under the date and heading, note is about Dr. Grasett and his father
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a -case - Size: Length 35.7 cm x Width 20.8 cm
b - amputation knife - Size: Length 33.0 cm
c - amputation knife - Size: Length 27.0 cm
d - amputation knife - Size: Length 17.9 cm
e - elevator - Size: Length 17.5 cm
f - handle - Size: Length 9.2 cm
g - trephine - Size: Length 11.1 cm
h - artery forceps - Size: Length 12.7 cm
i - bullet forceps - Size: Length 18.1 cm
j - hemorrhoid forceps - Size: Length 13.3 cm
k - scalpel - Size: Length 15.2 cm
l - scalpel - Size: Length 16.0 cm
m - tenaculum - Size: Length 12.0 cm
n - scalpel - Size: Length 16.5 cm
o - glass spool - Size: Length 2.5 cm
p - key - Size: Length 3.5 cm
q - screw tourniquet - Size: Length 8.0 cm
r - screw tourniquet - Size: Length 8.0 cm
s - amputating saw - Size: Length 33.0 cm
t - paper - Size: Length 18.6 cm X Width 27.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Frederick LeMaitre Grasett; owned and used by his uncle Dr. G. R. Grasett, and before him by his father. Field set belonging to Dr. Henry Grasett, surgeon-in-chief to forces during the War of 1812.
Maker
Gardner; Stodart
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1812
1847
circa 1812-1847
Date Remarks
Based on death date of owner.
Material
wood: brown; black
metal
fabric: white
leather
glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-7 (a-s)
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder C - 14b (t)
Condition Remarks
2013: conserved & repaired; Lid broken off box; several large cracks; bullet forceps' scooped tips do not come together completely when closed; #2: three additional cracks; velvet on the inside of the lid was worn; one clasp missing; bottom of the case has a crack running down the centre of its length; the arm of the proper left clasp was broken; there is a minor crack in the handle of (b); all other pieces show signs of moderate wear; (i) and (j) heavily worn; no signs of active corrosion on the metal pieces; fishing line had been used to secure both tourniquet straps; the bottom of the case was scratched and the corner joins were stressed; a splinter had come apart from the front proper right corner of the case, 5 cm long.
Case lid is broken off near the hinge. The corner joints at the hinged edge are slightly separated. Case lid and bottom have cracks across the length of the case. PL front latch arm is broken and hook is lost. The exterior of the case is scratched and the bottom has small losses and a white-ish material rubbed into the wood. Metal components are slightly tarnished. Velvet lining is abraded, matted, and dirty. Fabric has peeled away from wood in some areas and some dividers inside the case are loose.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Donor remarks
Reference Comments
Information paper written March 1921 donated with the objects in this lot.
Research Facts
Dr. G.R. Grasett was born in Portugal Coimbra in 1811, son of Henry Grasett, who was Surgeon 48th Northampton Regt., serving under Sir Arthur Wellesley (Duke of Wellington).
Dr. G.R. Grasett (born 1811) came with his father in 1813 to Quebec (War of 1812-14).He graduated by license of Lower Canada, passed the Medical Board of Upper Canada July 1838 (Christopher Widmer, Peter Diehl, Robert Hornby). He practiced in Amherstburg, county of Essex. A suspicion of aneurism brought him to Toronto, and in 1847 he took charge of the Immigrants hospital and died of typhus fever in the Rectory of St. James, Adelaide in 1847. It is believed the case belonged to his father, Surgeon and Dt. Inspector-General of Hospitals before it came to him. His father was born in County Longford, Ireland, educated at Mercer's Hospital in Dublin. He entered the army as hospital mate by commission on the 27th of December, 1794. 48th Regiment March 1797. He served in Martinique, St. Vincent, and as prisoner of war at Guadeloupe in charge of British sick and wounded. Joined the 48th in St. Lucia. At the capture of Trinidad 1797. 1800 he was at Minorca and at the capture of Malta, and stationed there three years. 1805 ordered to Gibraltar. In May 1809, joined the army under Sir A. Wellesley (the Iron Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley) at Lisbon, at Salamanca, Cludad Rodrigo, and Badajoz. In 1813 in North America appointed Surgeon in Chief and so went after the general peace. Died in Quebec 1843.
Exhibit History
Queen's University Art Conservation Program, 4 Sept. 2012-15 Feb. 2013: L-2012-5. On loan to Historic Fort York, City of Toronto, Culture Division, Museums and Heritage Services, 24/10/2003-24/10/2005: L-2003.2; On exhibit in "Friendly Fire 1812," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 27 Feb. 2012 - 7 Sept. 2012: L-20120-2..
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