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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.208.1
Description
A brass tube with a ring at one end and a string wick at the other end; unscrews 4 cm from the loop.
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Accession Number
1969.208.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Cupping
Description
A brass tube with a ring at one end and a string wick at the other end; unscrews 4 cm from the loop.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquied from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: brownish
fabric: beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn, scratched; blackened tip (soot?); intact.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
For use in cupping; might belong to a set of cupping instruments.
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Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1974.7.1 a-e
Description
A lancet case with four lancets; case is leather-covered paper and contains two Hutchinson lancets, an Arnold lancet, and one Stodart lancet that does not fit the case; the lancets have tortoiseshell handles.
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Accession Number
1974.7.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
A lancet case with four lancets; case is leather-covered paper and contains two Hutchinson lancets, an Arnold lancet, and one Stodart lancet that does not fit the case; the lancets have tortoiseshell handles.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
Hutchinson lancet - Size: Length 5.5 cm
lancet - Size: Length 6.0 cm
case - Size: Length 6.0 cm a Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs W.R. Caven (Margaret Taylor Thorburn) of Toronto; belonged to her grandfather, Dr. William Taylor (1833-1891).
Maker
W & H Hutchinson
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
paper: beige
leather: dark purple
metal: silver
tortoiseshell: brown; beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. William Taylor (1833-1891) was a graduate of McGill; he first practised in Montreal, and later in Peterborough; he retired to Niagara Falls.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
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Accession Number
1930.16.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Two lancets with tortoiseshell handles in a leather case of two halves, containing compartments for the lancets.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - lancet - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.0 cm
b - lancet - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c - case body
d - case top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
tortoiseshell: mottled brown
metal: silver
leather: tan; red
Inscriptions
"WEISS, LONDON"; "CAST STEEL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
case worn; #2: fragile; #3: the paper case is torn and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1935.1.2
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Accession Number
1935.1.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
#2: the case is flaking.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1841
circa 1841
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1938.1.2 a-c
Description
Wooden and leather case for six lancets, four missing.
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Accession Number
1938.1.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Wooden and leather case for six lancets, four missing.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
lancet case - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
lancet (open) - Size: Length 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Alexander Primrose; previously owned by Dr. David Gordon, who practised in Edinburgh after 1841.
Dates
1841
circa 1841
Date Remarks
Date of owner's practice
Material
wood
Paper
leather
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
Case heavily worn; four lancets missing; #2: the case is flaking and falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1948.1.1 a-c
Description
Lancet case (c) with two thumb lancets (a,b).
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Accession Number
1948.1.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Lancet case (c) with two thumb lancets (a,b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thumb lancet - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 1.0 cm
b - thumb lancet - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c - case - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 7 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H.A. Milbrook; owned by Thomas Clark Macklem.
Maker
Evans (a); Charrière (b)
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
silver
tortoise shell
Inscriptions
Inside case inscribed with: "Thos. C. Macklem, Chippawa from Jno. T. Metcalfe"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Medical Profession in U.C.," by Canniff, pp. 494-6; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Thomas Clark Macklem 1817-1859, b. Chippawa on Niagara River; ed. c 1838 Edinburgh, Mcgill; practised in Chippawa area.
Exhibit History
“On loan L-2016-4” to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 201
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1974.18.2
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Accession Number
1974.18.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
circa 1800
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1950.5.1
Description
A white pottery leech jar; base expands to larger bowl, indents to a lipped edge; fixed horizontal handles on either side with black markings; there is no cover.
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Accession Number
1950.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
A white pottery leech jar; base expands to larger bowl, indents to a lipped edge; fixed horizontal handles on either side with black markings; there is no cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Harold Storms; owned by Dr. Douglas G. Storms (1857-1949), Queen's University Medical School graduate; obstetrician for 52 years in Hamilton, Ont.
Dates
1800
circa 1800
Material
earthenware: white; black
Inscriptions
Written in black on the rounded surface of the jar: "LEECHES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 22.8 cm x Diam. 61.0 cm
Condition Remarks
2003: The jar was damaged when it was transferred to the Museum of Health Care (July 17, 2002); a large chip was broken off the lip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On Exhibit “Stubborn Illness: Macdonald Family” at the Museum of Health Care 11 June, 2015; Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006; on exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011.
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Millikin's patent universal syringe

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Dates
1822
1826
circa 1822-1826
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.308.1 a-aa
Description
Velvet-lined walnut case (aa) with a key (z) contains a syringe and its accessories: (a) a brass pump with a ring handle; (b,c) cupping glasses with brass fittings; (d) a stomach tube; (e) brass valve possibly to fit on end of pump (a); (f) a brass fitting to screw onto the end of pump (a); (g) ste…
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Accession Number
1969.308.1 a-aa
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Bloodletting
Irrigation
Suction
Breast Feeding
Gastroenterology
Description
Velvet-lined walnut case (aa) with a key (z) contains a syringe and its accessories: (a) a brass pump with a ring handle; (b,c) cupping glasses with brass fittings; (d) a stomach tube; (e) brass valve possibly to fit on end of pump (a); (f) a brass fitting to screw onto the end of pump (a); (g) steel key (?) with two prongs at one end, and a notch on the handle; (h) a wooden mouth gag; (i) an outlet (?) with a scalloped end, fits top of (e); (j) rubber tube and fittings that fit (i,l,k,m,n,o and p); (k-p) ivory adaptors; (q-s) ivory nozzles for enema (?); (t-w) brass fitings; (x) brass two-way valve that fits (f); (y) brass key to turn end of syringe or to remove a metal piece and replace a washer.
Number Of Parts
27
Part Names
a - pump - Size: Length 18.5 cm
b - cupping glass - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
c - cupping glass - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
d - stomach tube - Size: Length 69.0 cm
e - valve - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
f - fitting - Size: Length 3.75 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
g - key - Size: Length 9.25 cm
h - mouth gag - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
i - outlet - Size: Length 6.25 cm
j - fitting - Size: Length 9.75 cm
k - adaptor - Size: Length 3.0 cm
l - adaptor - Size: Length 3.0 cm
m - adaptor - Size: Length 2.5 cm
n - adaptor - Size: Length 2.4 cm
o - adaptor - Size: Length 2.4 cm
p - adaptor - Size: Length 3.0 cm
q - nozzle - Size: Length 6.0 cm
r - nozzle - Size: Length 5.0 cm
s - nozzle - Size: Length 7.75 cm
t - fitting - Size: Length 4.6 cm
u - fitting - Size: Length 4.6 cm
v - fitting - Size: Length 4.6 cm
w - fitting - Size: Length 4.6 cm
x - two-way valve
y - key - Size: Length 2.0 cm
z - key - Size: Length 3.3 cm
aa - case - Size: Length 27.25 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 8.25 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Millikin
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1822
1826
circa 1822-1826
Date Remarks
Based on maker.
Material
metal: yellow
glass: clear
wood: brown
ivory: white
elastic gum (?): brown; black
rubber: white
fabric
Inscriptions
(a): "MILLIKIN'S, Patent Universal Syringe. // 301 Strand, London."; (x): "4 OZ."; "MILLIKIN, LONDON"; (y): "MILLIKIN LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Very dirty; lots of oxide; several cracks across bottom of case; needs some tubing; #3: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Note: (q) and (r) could be for ear irrigation; (s) could possibly be vaginal douche.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1934.1.1
Description
Spring lancet, a flattish, J-shaped instrument made of brass; it has a slot for the hook on the trigger to hold and release a spring.
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Accession Number
1934.1.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
Description
Spring lancet, a flattish, J-shaped instrument made of brass; it has a slot for the hook on the trigger to hold and release a spring.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Miss Dillon through Dr. Stuart Page.
Material
metal: yellow; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Trigger missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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