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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005114 a-c
Description
A metal bone clamp consisting of a threaded metal shaft with a hook at the top (a), another hook (b) with a hole at the back to go over the shaft which meets the upper hook to form a loop, and a wingnut (c) which holds the lower hook in place.
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Accession Number
995005114 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Description
A metal bone clamp consisting of a threaded metal shaft with a hook at the top (a), another hook (b) with a hole at the back to go over the shaft which meets the upper hook to form a loop, and a wingnut (c) which holds the lower hook in place.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - lower hook - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
c - wingnut - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Milburn
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Similar to an object in a 1915 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MILBURN // DETROIT" engraved on the clamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Condition Remarks
Some wear and tarnish on the metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 2121; CD #6
Research Facts
May be incomplete
Images
Less detail