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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp [print]

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Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050008
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plai…
Accession Number
002050008
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Anatomy -- pictorial works
Description
Monotone reproduction print of a painting affixed to heavy paper; depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson on a cadaver; text on front in Dutch and French; appears to be removed from frame; embossed line around perimeter of print with wide plain border; paper still flexible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Site Made (City)
Amsterdam
Site Made (Country)
Holland
Dates
1798
1840
circa 1798-1840
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
"Rembrandt van Ryn pinoc 1632 // T de Frey f: aquforti 1798 // DEMONSTRATION ANATOMIQUE, // faite par le celebre Medicine Nicolas Tulp. // Profesfeur d'anatomic a Amsterdam, l'An 1683 // le tableau original se trouve au Theatre // anatomique d'Amsterdam."; repeated in Dutch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box D
Length
44.0 cm
Width
36.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily foxed and yellowed paper; missing minor piece on bottom edge and 1.5 cm tear at upper left edge
Copy Type
reproduction
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Zygmont, Bryon. “Rembrant, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp.” Khan Academy. Accessed February 23, 2017. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/monarchy-enlightenment/baroque-art1/holland/a/rembrandt-the-anatomy-lesson-of-dr-tulp
Research Facts
The original portrait, painted by Dutch Baroque Rembrandt van Rijn in 1632, depicts a group of seven surgeons looking on as physician Nicolaes Tulp leads an anatomy lesson. It was commissioned to hang in the board room of the Guild of Surgeons, a group that Tulp had become a reader of three years before. Tulp is shown as the only man wearing a hat, showing his elevated position over his pupil, as he demonstrates how arm muscles are attached to the body using forceps. He was known to give theory lessons twice a week in Amsterdam with one public autopsy a year being conducted. The painting shows the 1632 autopsy that used the body of a criminal, an executed thief named Adriaen het Kint as their cadaver. The surgeon in the centre towards the back holds a sheet of paper that lists the names of all the men in participating in the lesson, many of whom would have paid for the honor of being included in the composition.
Though it was one of Rembrandt’s earlier works, The Anatomy Lesson remains one of his most well-known paintings; the skill is evident in the expressive, recognizable faces of the surgeons and the dynamic contrast between light and dark. Rembrandt does, however, some artistic liberties, particularly as the surgeon would have begun with opening the chest cavity in an autopsy as opposed to beginning with an arm.
This was also one of the first painting that Rembrandt signed with his forename as opposed to RHL which he had used on previous ones, likely showing his increasing confidence in his artistic abilities.
Prev. # L42 / AMP344
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dose measuring bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14229
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002100 a-b
Description
Transparent rectangular glass two ounce bottle (a) with elongated neck curved to one side specially designed to measure out teaspoonfuls of liquid with cork closure stuck in neck; three-quarters full of opaque brown liquid; rectangular one piece tan paper cardboard box with illustrations on the si…
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Accession Number
014002100 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
Transparent rectangular glass two ounce bottle (a) with elongated neck curved to one side specially designed to measure out teaspoonfuls of liquid with cork closure stuck in neck; three-quarters full of opaque brown liquid; rectangular one piece tan paper cardboard box with illustrations on the sides showing the four steps to measure and pour teaspoonfuls of liquid product.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 11.7 x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 11.9 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Measuring Appliance Company
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "DOSE // MEASURING // BOTTLE // 2 OZ. // MEASURING // APPLIANCE CO. // PROVIDENCE // R. I." embossed on bottle's base: "PATENTED // NOV. 3 1896"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Cork stained with minor crack running through top; paper box has yellowed, brittle, shows minor wear, surface grime and minor stains, with minor missing areas along one side and missing one flap
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
993004097 a-c
Description
Original two-piece yellow pasteboard box contains original glass eye pipette with rust coloured rubber bulb; pipette has angular tube with rounded end
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Accession Number
993004097 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Description
Original two-piece yellow pasteboard box contains original glass eye pipette with rust coloured
rubber bulb; pipette has angular tube with rounded end
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 14.0 cm. x Width 2.5 cm. x Depth 1.9 cm.
b - box sleeve - Size: Length 14.0 cm. x Width 2.5 cm. x Depth 1.9 cm.
c - pipette - Size: Length 13.5 cm. x Diam. 1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Richards Glass Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
style of packaging and line drawing
Material
glass: clear
rubber: rust
pasteboard: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on all four sides of the box starting with drawing: FITTED WITH THE BEST // QUALITY
LARGE // SIZE NIPPLE // "RIGO" EYE PIPETTE // NOTE THE ROUND END //; "Round Ball Point will
not injure the eye. // Prescribed by all the Leading Eye Specialists."; "RICHARDS GLASS CO.,
Limited // TORONTO, CANADA // Everything the Druggist needs in Glass"; "Absolutely the Best
Dropper on the Market. // Don't take Chances with a Cheap Medicine Dropper. // Satisfaction
Guaranteed."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-8
Condition Remarks
Box has one end open but attached; shows wear & grime; glass pipette has small traces of residue; #2: box was dusty, and the paper in one corner of the box had been torn, 0.7 cm x 0.6 cm; #3: rubber is stiff; glass is dirty; #4: rubber requires special treatment.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
Images
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
993004098
Description
Clear glass eye pipette with deteriorated rubber bulb squashed semi-flat has several medicinal residue stains inside tubing; similar to #993.004.097
Accession Number
993004098
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Description
Clear glass eye pipette with deteriorated rubber bulb squashed semi-flat has several medicinal residue stains inside tubing; similar to #993.004.097
Number Of Parts
1
Part Names
a - pipette - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
b - pipette + bulb - Size: Length 10.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
deterioration of rubber bulb
Material
glass: clear
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-8
Condition Remarks
Rubber deteriorated; #2: rubber has melted and is sticking to glass; #3: severe rubber damage.
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graduated medicine glass

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10656
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050037 a-b
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
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Accession Number
003050037 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969 located at 100 Princess Street.
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Date Remarks
According to the city directories Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969.
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
Inscriptions
"CLELAND'S // PHARMACY // PRESCRIPTIONS // DIAL 548-3044 // KINGSTON" printed on one side of the glass with a "D" embossed on the base; graduated numbers on the other side; "No. 60 // "Rigo" // GRADUATED // MEDICINE GLASS // Thin Blown" printed on the box top with other information printed on the sides
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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graduated medicine glass

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Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050038 a-b
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
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Accession Number
003050038 a-b
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
A graduated medicine glass (a) in a cardboard box (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists; Cleland's pharmacy was open from 1956 until 1969 located at 100 Princess Street.
Dates
1956
1969
circa 1956-1969
Date Remarks
According to the city directories Cleland's Pharmacy was open from 1956 to 1969.
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white, blue
Inscriptions
"CLELAND'S // PHARMACY // PRESCRIPTIONS // DIAL 548-3044 // KINGSTON" printed on one side of the glass with a "D" embossed on the base; graduated numbers on the other side; "No. 60 // "Rigo" // GRADUATED // MEDICINE GLASS // Thin Blown" printed on the box top with other information printed on the sides
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; CD #9
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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graduated medicine spoon

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Dates
1920
1977
1920-1977
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1977.22.1
Description
A silver-plated graduated medicine spoon with marks for one teaspoon and one dessert spoon; originally in the shape of a large dinnerware soup spoon and modified by shaping the handle to form a loop and inscribing the measurement lines.
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Accession Number
1977.22.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
MM= Administration Drug, Oral -- medicine spoon
Description
A silver-plated graduated medicine spoon with marks for one teaspoon and one dessert spoon; originally in the shape of a large dinnerware soup spoon and modified by shaping the handle to form a loop and inscribing the measurement lines.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: American Collectors of Infant Feeders (USA).
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1977
1920-1977
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved in the bowl: "A. C. I. F. // TORONTO '77 // DES. // TEA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Length
13.3 cm
Width
4.3 cm
Depth
2.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#2: tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A member of the American Collectors of Infant Feeders bought a job lot of these spoons from an old drugstore and gave them to members attending the annual meeting held in Toronto July, 1977.
Similar item: Dose measuring medicine spoon from Rexall drug stores which numbered 12,000 at its peak from 1920-1977. On the curved handle it reads REXALL DOSE MEASURING MEDICINE SPOON. Written on the top of the handle is "2 Teaspoons = 1 Dessert Spoon, and 4 Teaspoons = 1 Tablespoon. In the bowl of the spoon is "To outside line one correct teaspoon" and "To inside line Correct Half Teaspoon".
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graduated medicine spoon

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14446
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
016001051
Description
Oval clear glass graduated medicine spoon with circular handle, flat bottom and deep curved edges; spoon bowl is uncovered; bottom is embossed with a manufacturers logo of intertwined T and W; one side of the exterior of spoon bowl is embossed with 'table, dessert, tea' for type of measurements; in…
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Accession Number
016001051
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Oral -- medicine spoon
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
Oval clear glass graduated medicine spoon with circular handle, flat bottom and deep curved edges; spoon bowl is uncovered; bottom is embossed with a manufacturers logo of intertwined T and W; one side of the exterior of spoon bowl is embossed with 'table, dessert, tea' for type of measurements; inside of the spoon bowl there are two lines used for measurement.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and Alice Roeder.
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Research
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "GRADUATED MEDICINE SPOON // No 40", manufacturing logo; embossed on side of bowl "TABLE // DESSERT // TEA".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1
Length
9.5 cm
Width
4.6 cm
Height
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Book
eBook
Internet
Reference Comments
Allison, Eileen Michael. Ceramic Invalid Feeders, Pap Boats, and Baby Bottles of the 19th & Twentieth Century. Canada: E.M. Allison, 1997.
Bennion, Elisabeth. Antique Medical Instruments. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications by Philip Wilsons Publications, 1979.
Campbell, Gordon. The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006. 2006. Accessed August 18, 2016. http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195189483.001.0001/acref-9780195189483
Atomic Mail, "Vintage Infant Feeder Dose Spoon Sipping Spoon Porcelain" Item Description http://www.atomicmall.com/view.php?id=Vintage-Infant-Feeder-Dose-Spoon-Sipping-Spoon-Porcelain_143237
Ebay, "ANTIQUE GLASS GRADUATED MEDICINE SPOON NO 40 measure laboratory cooking baking" Item Description http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/antique-glass-graduated-medicine-spoon-no-40-measure-laboratory-cooking-baking-/281076838201
Donor file
Research Facts
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and sister Alice Roeder, a retired nurse. The collection consists of various eras and types of invalid / infant feeders, infant milk bottles, medicine spoons, urinals and reference material.
By the early 19th century medicinal spoons were becoming more accurate measuring devices. Normally made out of silver, or pewter these items usually had a cover and long spout for blowing the medicine through at the opposite end for administering medicine to the mentally unstable, elderly and invalids. By the mid 19th century, the design had evolved into small oval spoons, with a partial cover. The delicate handles normally had an elongated portion at the base to stabilize the spoon on flat surface. Initially produced in porcelain, these elaborately decorated spoons were then produced en masse in earthenware ceramic material and transfer pattern prints. This cheaper production cost meant this design was widely accessible and very popular for most social classes.
These were also used to feed infants or dose medicine.
Images
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.26.10
Description
An enamel cup tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at the base; blue trim around the lip.
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Accession Number
1981.26.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
An enamel cup tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at the base; blue trim around the lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Kockums
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Inscriptions
"Kockums, Sweden"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
Images
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000018009
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
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Accession Number
000018009
Collection
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drug administration
Description
Clear glass medicine cup has an open, circular mouth and tapers towards the bottom with a thick base; sequential dosage indicators embossed around the cup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Rigo
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the inside: "1 oz // 3/4 // 1/2 // 1/4" // "30 CC // 25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5"; embossed on the inside, back: "TABLE // 2 // 1 // DESSERT" // "TEA // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1"; embossed on bottom: "Rigo"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a small crack on the interior at the '2' mark in between the 'table' and the 'tea' marks; scratches are present at the base of the cup
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Tour Info" Brockville Psychiatric Hospital website; CD #5
Research Facts
Formerly known as the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital opened in 1894; in 1903 the School of Nursing opened with one student who was given a two year course in nursing the mentally ill, this was one of Ontario's first nursing programs to specialize in psychiatric care; early in the 20th Century, the population expanded to 800 patients with as many as 100 patients at work on the grounds daily, the facility had a bakery, farm, garden, and a variety of shops including a butcher, tailor and carpenter (none of which are operational today); systems of treatment used throughout the years consisted of hydrotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy and vocational therapy; in 2000 the hospital was oficially transferred from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group.
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