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Anderson obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
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Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - left - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
b - right - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30 order # 41185-125; previously catalogued set:
#992.070.068
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on shaft: "INGRAM & BELL" "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
show wear
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Anderson's obstetrical forceps, with set screw

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handl…
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Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handles have joint notches cut into the metal which allow the two parts to be fitted together and used as a pair; the blades begin above the joint; the blades curve outwards, then are straight and then curve outwards again to form elongated fenestrated oval concave blades with rounded tips and edges; the blades curve outwards away from each other; when the blades/handles are fitted together, they cross over at the joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
b - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
Both handle/blades have the number "22" stamped into the metal on the inside of the handles, near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear only; there are several areas that show plating loss, especially at the joint, handles and blade tips; some non-active corrosion is visible; #2: metal is rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #53; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5004 (item #E/-87) (see attached photocopy); found in Dr. O'Connor's medical bag 997.001.nnn; CD #6
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axis traction obstetrical forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1017
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Dr. W. A. Roy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997026001 a-c
Description
Axis traction obstetrical forceps which consist of (a) the left blade that has a rounded end and a closed teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outwards to form a C-shape; the shank that leads from the blade to the handle is flat and has a rounded notch cut out of it; there is a…
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Accession Number
997026001 a-c
Collection
Dr. W. A. Roy Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- axis-traction handle
Description
Axis traction obstetrical forceps which consist of (a) the left blade that has a rounded end and a
closed teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outwards to form a C-shape; the
shank that leads from the blade to the handle is flat and has a rounded notch cut out of it; there
is an attached threaded rod and wing nut on the shank, just above the handle; the handle curves
downwards and ends in a solid bulbous tip; (b) the right blade also has a rounded end and a closed
teardrop-shaped open area in the centre; the blade curves outward to form a mirrored curve to the
C-shaped left blade; the shank that leads from the blade to the handle is also flat and has a
rounded bolt onto which the notch from the left blade fits; the handle curves downwards and ends
in a solid sphere; an adjustable pivoting traction bar (c) fits over and locks onto the sphere on
the right blade by unlocking and locking a movable cylindrical cuff; the handle of the traction bar
is made of solid cylindrical metal and is attached to the shaft, forming a T-shape; the right and
left blades fit together at the bolt and notch and the shanks are parallel when the blades are together
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left blade - Size: Length 35.2 cm. x Width 8.2 cm. x Depth 5.3 cm.
b - right blade - Size: Length 33.0 cm. x Width 14.1 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
c - traction bar - Size: Length 11.9 cm. x Width 9.9 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Kenneth Running in the late 1930's and from 1946-1952; they were then passed
on to and used by Dr. W.A. Roy from the mid-1950's to the late 1960's
Maker
Haslam
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "MADE IN U.S.A." are stamped into one side of the shank; the number "8" is stamped
into the metal just above the handle; (b) the word, "Haslam" is stamped into one side of the shank
and the word "CHROMED" is stamped into the other side; the number "8" is stamped into the metal
just above the handle; (c) the number "8" is stamped into the traction bar handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Condition Remarks
The blades show only minor wear and no corrosion; the blade on the right side shows a very small area of plating
loss on the outer edge, but no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. W.A. Roy; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure," published by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc.,
1967, p. 333 (see attached photocopy); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals,"
published by George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932-33, p. 304 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8446
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1986.6.13
Description
Cross-hatched wooden handles; curved blades, long, parallel shanks; English lock.
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Accession Number
1986.6.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Description
Cross-hatched wooden handles; curved blades, long, parallel shanks; English lock.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
Josh Gray & Son
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Appears to be active corrosion on the inner and outer surfacesof the blades.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.6.16
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Accession Number
1976.6.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
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-D7-1
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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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5373
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1934.27.1
Description
Steel forceps with smooth wooden handles; each shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English Lock" joint; size 2.
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Accession Number
1934.27.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Description
Steel forceps with smooth wooden handles; each shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English Lock" joint; size 2.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. C.H. Hair; used by Dr. William Lawrence at Faul's Creek, B.C., in 1870
Maker
S. Mawson & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 36.5 cm x Width 4.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Academy "Bulletin," Dec. 1934; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
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Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Dr. Moses Henry Aikins (1864), Burnhamthorpe.
Maker
Bigg and Milliken
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "D [a symbol that looks like an E without the vertical leg] LEVER" inside the other handle: "BIGG & // MILLIKIN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
2004: metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 except for the handles; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6128
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.466.1
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
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Accession Number
1969.466.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At the ends of the handles: "5"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; first used by donor's uncles, Dr. John A. Duncan and Dr. George H. Duncan in Victoria, BC, in the late 19th century; later used by the donor, Dr. Alexander H. Duncan.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
Cracks in handles.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.466; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
metal:
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "BARNES // FORCEPS"; inside the other handle: "WEISS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 (except for handles); CD #UHN
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