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Azurlite tinted trial lenses

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
Accession Number
1969.244.4
Description
Three ivory spectacle frames with round, slightly curved lenses; hinged together, in three shades, from pale to dark turquoise.
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Accession Number
1969.244.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Vision Tests
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Description
Three ivory spectacle frames with round, slightly curved lenses; hinged together, in three shades, from pale to dark turquoise.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: turquoise
ivory: off-white
metal: yellowish
Inscriptions
On the bridge of the pale turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 1"; On the bridge of the light turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 2"; On the bridge of the dark turquoise lens is "AZURLITE" No 3";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
Accession Number
997002181
Accession Number
997002181
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Spectacles
Lenses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
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Bishop Harman diaphragm test apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8317
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1984.10.2
Description
A diaphragm apparatus mounted with handle and support piece and 22 test cards; boxed.
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Accession Number
1984.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Vision Tests
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Vision Tests
Description
A diaphragm apparatus mounted with handle and support piece and 22 test cards; boxed.
Part Names
box - Length 43.2 cm x Width 11.4 x Depth 5.7 cm
apparatus - Length 41.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. A. McRae; used by Dr. C. A. McRae, G. P. in Thornhill, Ont. 1930s-1983.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal
Paper
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bishop Harman (1869-1945) was a London ophthalmologist; this is a device for indicating the capacity for fusing the visual images; the cards are viewed through a diaphragm that is closed slowly.
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Blank's Patent Triple Strap Rimless Reading Glass

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Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teard…
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Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
MeSH Heading
Vision
Optometry
Magnifying glass
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teardrop shape and is open in the centre; it is attached on the glass with three small metal bars on both sides and a screw that goes through the glass; the reading glass is stored in a leather case (b); this case is teardrop-shaped and has a flap on one side that shuts with a snap and allows the glass to be put in securely and taken out.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - reading glass - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - leather case (closed) - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Blanks
Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Date Remarks
Patented October 1901
Material
metal: silver; grey
glass: clear
leather: dark brown; black
Inscriptions
(a) The handle has, "PAT OCT // 1901" stamped into it where it attaches to the glass; (b) the inside flap of the case has, "BLANK'S PATENT TRIPLE STRAP // RIMLESS READING GLASS" in gold lettering.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass shows minor wear only; there are no deep scratches, chips or breaks; the metal shows only minor wear and no corrosion is visible; (b) the leather shows a fair amount of wear--especially at the outer edges; the flap is torn in half at the middle and is prone to further damage; #2: leather is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #21; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11300
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglass…
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Accession Number
000018003 a-c
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Optometry
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Vision
Optometry
Description
One complete pair of corrective eyeglasses with nose clip and arms attached directly to the lenses (a); the arms are curled; the lenses are convex ovals; one incomplete pair of eyeglasses with nose clip and one bracket for the arm attached to the lenses (b); the lenses are oval and convex; eyeglasses case covered in a green print fabric lined with black fabric (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
b - incomplete eyeglasses - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - case - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Brockville Psychiatric Hospital.
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
fabric: black, green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
The lenses of pair of eyeglasses (a) are dirty; there are several areas on each pair where chips are visible; only one pair is intact; the case is very dirty on the inside; incomplete pair of eyeglasses (b) was broken while being catalogued; the glass lenses cracked into several pieces; the remaining pieces are labeled in a mylar bag in the permanent storage location.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings, " 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 159 (similar to item 4299)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8453
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1986.7.2
Description
Eyeglasses made of thin gold wire with round glass lenses.
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Accession Number
1986.7.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses made of thin gold wire with round glass lenses.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. R. E. Richardson of Port Hope, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James H. Richardson (1823-1903), donor's grandfather.
Site Made (City)
Port Hope
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Dimension Notes
Length 114 mm x Width 27.0 mm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See Canniff, p. 575, for biography
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5448
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
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Accession Number
1939.1.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses made with tortoiseshell rims, hand-forged jointed brass temples, and bi-convex lenses; came in a lacquered case with a decorative knot tied to the end of the case ndf japanese characters inscribed on the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 15 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously owned by Mrs. P. J. F. Houston
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1880
1920
circa 1880-1920
Material
glass
Shell
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Lenses detached; left rim broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nina Drake
Research Facts
Two visiting Japanese gentlemen identified the glasses as Japanese on the basis of the ancient Japanese writing on the case. There would originally have been a netsuke attached to the cord to allow the case to be suspended from the kimono sash (9/10/81).
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6004
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.343.1 a-b
Description
Oval-shaped biconvex eyeglasses with nickel frame and curved, slightly flattened earpieces; came with a black leather case.
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Accession Number
1969.343.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Visual Aids
Vision
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Oval-shaped biconvex eyeglasses with nickel frame and curved, slightly flattened earpieces; came with a black leather case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
case - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1920
circa 1870-1920
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
leather: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6007
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.347.1 a-b
Description
A pair of eyeglasses with a case; nickel-plated frames, oval-shaped, biconvex lenses, slightly flattened earpieces; case made of several-ply paper, painted black.
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Accession Number
1969.347.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
A pair of eyeglasses with a case; nickel-plated frames, oval-shaped, biconvex lenses, slightly flattened earpieces; case made of several-ply paper, painted black.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
eyeglasses - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 11.2 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
case - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
Some chipping where earpieces are attached to lenses; #2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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corrective eyeglasses

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6236
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
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Accession Number
1969.78.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Eyeglasses
Corrective eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Corrective Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Description
Eyeglasses with gold (?) frame and curled sides, oval-shaped, convex cylindrical lenses; came in black leather case with black velvet lining on the inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - eyeglasses
b - case - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1910
circa 1870-1910
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
leather: black
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather case is hard and brittle.
Copy Type
Original
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