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adjustable stand

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
006030008
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
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Accession Number
006030008
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: black; grey; yellow
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storge Room 0007
0007 Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 127.3 cm x Diam. 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Brass on the adjustable height is beginning to tarnish and several pitted areas are visible; the brass on the top is beginning to tarnish; the decoration on the feet is coming off in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with an electrostatic generating machine to hold an X-ray tube holder or to hold the concentrator or other accessories; the height and orientation can be adjusted; to keep the tube stable; to help keep it up right.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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Allenbury's Malted Food No. 3

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Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.323
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
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Accession Number
1980.18.323
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on item: "The label and packing is adopted June, 1929."
Material
metal: brown; light yellow; black
paper
Inscriptions
Printed on tin is a picture of a mother feeding a child, and "The Allenburys' // Malted Food // No. 3 // A malted food for use after the birth month of infant life when the digestive secretions normally contain diastasic ferments, and can deal with the products of the partial conversion of wheaten flour of high albuminoid content"; instructions and compositions are listed on the tin in English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 10.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rust on top of tin.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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Allenbury's Modified Milk No. 1

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Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.328
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key attached to the lid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.328
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Milk
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key attached to the lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on item: "This label and packing adopted June 1929."
Material
metal: red; yellow; salmon; black
Inscriptions
Printed on can: "Allenburys' Modified // Milk // No. 1 // As Easily Assimilated as Mother's Milk // The addition of an ample proportion of Vitamin D has by clinical use and independent biological test been shown to ensure protection against rickets and allied deficiency disorders."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Rust at top of can and on key
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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Alpine sun lamp

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004199
Description
Black metal floor model ultraviolet sun lamp used to detect and examine certain types of skin fungus and for heat treatments; for therapeutic use only; has a foot control on/off switch; original cords and light bulb; light bulb is filled with mercury.
Accession Number
993004199
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy -- instrumentation
MM= Phototherapy -- sun lamp
Description
Black metal floor model ultraviolet sun lamp used to detect and examine certain types of skin fungus and for heat treatments; for therapeutic use only; has a foot control on/off switch; original cords and light bulb; light bulb is filled with mercury.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken
Maker
Hanovia Chemical & Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Newark
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Style of cord & lettering
Material
metal: black
glass: silver
mercury: grey
Inscriptions
On decal on lampshade: ALPINE SUN LAMP // LUXOR MODEL // HANOVIA CHEMICAL & MFG. CO., NEWARK, N.J.; on base: PROTECTED BY // HANOVIA PATENTS // 1.314.212 // 1.330.611 // 1.334.850 // 1.342.037 // 1.361.710 // 1.308.545 // 1.400.346 // 1.494.373 // 1.497.999 // 1.539.804 // 1.564.344 // 1.568.345 // 1.582.849 // 1.586.670 // 1.607.162 // 1.608.612 // AND LICENSED UNDER // COOPER HEWITT PATENTS // FOR THERAPEUTIC AND // LABORATORY USE ONLY // ALL RIGHTS RESERVED;" VOLTS 110 / AMPHERES 5 // CURRENT A.C. 63293 / CYCLE 2.5"; "HANOVIA CHEMICAL & // MANUFACTURING CO. // MADE IN // NEWARK // NEW JERSEY // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
Floor
Dimension Notes
Length: 145.0 cm. x Diam. : 45.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
cords are fraying at several spots; rubber on wheels is deteriorated and wheels should not be rolled; some white paint splattered on base; #2: rubber wheels in bad condition
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
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Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Surgery
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - b - shoe cover - Size: Length 24.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Scovill Mfg. Co.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
rubber: black; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: Black rubber: no tears, still pliable; white powder in crevices of seams
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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autoclave sterilizer

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with…
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Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with two handles at the sides and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through water more easy; (c) small metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with a long curved handle at the back and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through the water more easy
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
b - autoclave tray - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on the bottom: "C413 R3789 Pat. July 25, '16 Pat. July 1 '19 110 Volt Amp Made in U.S.A. Caution for use only on wall or base receptacle"; Castle logo on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; some corrosion is visible on the metal at the hinges and bottom; the trays both have some green corrosion visible; these objects should be monitored periodically to ensure that there is no active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Possibly used by Dr. Maybee, General Practioner in Gananoque, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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baby bottle nipple adaptor

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020263
Description
Nipple adaptor for a baby bottle; circular piece of pink plastic, slightly domed with a circular cut-out in midde at top; one half with raised, rounded wall around cut-out; small bumps around rest of cut-out
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Accession Number
010020263
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Infant Nutrition
Description
Nipple adaptor for a baby bottle; circular piece of pink plastic, slightly domed with a circular cut-out in midde at top; one half with raised, rounded wall around cut-out; small bumps around rest of cut-out
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa). Original donor: Dr. Wallace F. Walford from Perth, Ontario.
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
plastic: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-10
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
In good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Wallace F. Walford
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
This adaptor for a baby's bottle was invented by an American dentist from Texas who spoke in Montreal around 1938; he was concerned about the bottles of the time, which were just long tubes through which the baby sucked; he believed they were causing infants to have dental problems later in life; he designed this adaptor to recreate more closely a baby naturally breastfeeding, where the baby uses more jaw motions to drink milk; unfortunately his product did not take off as bottle companies began to change their design almost immediately afterward.
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002017002
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty".
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Accession Number
002017002
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Pediatrics
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on appearance
Material
metal: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-2
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several large chips and cracks in the enamel coating of object, especially at the edges; some water marks and corrosion on chips inside object.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
015020001
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board…
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Accession Number
015020001
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board; designed with openwork curved hood; marks for original leg support shown on base; thirty-one names on the base dating from 1931 until 2012.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Maker
Gendron Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
Inscriptions
"TORONTO // Gendron"
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
67.0 cm
Width
51.0 cm
Height
59.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily painted with layers showing on base; minor break in wicker
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassinet
Research Facts
A bassinet, bassinette, or cradle is a bed specifically for babies from birth to about four months.
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