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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with…
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Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with tip adapter at one end and plunger at other; behind the syringe is a cradle mat supports a glass tube (k) containing many wires; at left hand side of case stopcock (b) and tip (c) are located.
Number Of Parts
21
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
b - aspirator stopcock - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - aspirator syringe tip - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d -aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
e - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
f - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
g - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
h - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
i - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
j - aspirator needle - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
k - wire holder - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam 0.4 cm
l - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
m - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
n - aspirator needle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
o - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
p - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
q - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
r - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
s - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
t - velvet box insert - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
u - kit case (closed) - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 12.6 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
J. Gardner & Son
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Printed on artifact.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: brown
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Engraved on box: "Presented To DF Gibson // FROM // HIS PATIENTS IN WARD 29 // As a Token of Gratitude // 1895"; embossed on the sticker label on lid: "108"; stamped on interior lid: "J. CARDNER & SON // FORREST ROAD // EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Rubber hardened beyond flexibility; material worn; outside of box has scratches and scuffs.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display: “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 4, Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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surgeon's pocket case

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Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre…
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Accession Number
1929.2.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Urinary catheterization
Description
Brown morocco, fabric-lined folding leather pocket case (h) containing surgical instruments: (a) gum lancet, (b) catheter, (c) tapered, hollow metal tube, (d-f) caustic holder and its parts, (g) tenaculum; four flaps fold out from the case with bands to hold instruments; a band goes down the centre of the inside to hold instruments.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gum lancet - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 10.3 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 15.4 cm
d - caustic holder - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
e - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
f - part for caustic holder - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - tenaculum - Size: Length 11.2 cm
h - case - Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Thomas Bickerton Edminson of Toronto.
Maker
Boog; G. McLeod
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1748
1830
circa 1748-1830
Date Remarks
https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/people/cp47937/boog
Material
metal: silver (tarnished)
shell: mottled brown
leather: brown
fabric: reddish brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
Pocket case is in dilapidated condition; #3: leather is stiff; case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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