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Endoscopy Unit, KGH, Douglas Rm. 8-125 [Hirschowitz gastroduodenal fiberscope; gastroscope]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009050 a-p
Description
Wooden rectangular case; silver hardware; interior bottom with wooden guiders/holders for instruments; filled with various instrument components; storage compartments to side; lower compartment has a metal sliding lid; three pieces of masking tape as labels on top of case lid
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Accession Number
994009050 a-p
Author
Dr. Groll
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Duodenoscopy -- instrumentation
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden rectangular case; silver hardware; interior bottom with wooden guiders/holders
for instruments; filled with various instrument components; storage compartments to side;
lower compartment has a metal sliding lid; three pieces of masking tape as labels on top
of case lid
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - wooden case - Size: Length 43.8 cm. x Width 37.8 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
b - tube in headpiece - Size:
c - light controller - Size:
d - pump - Size:
e - extension cord - Size:
f - cord & socket - Size:
g - grease tub - Size:
h - piece of tubing - Size:
i-k - attachments - Size:
l-o - #25A bag - Size:
p - metal sliding lid for side compartment - Size:
Provenance
Used in the Endoscopy Unit at KGH
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
"Producers ... since 1900" on name plate
Material
wood: brown
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Maker's mark on two name plates, and engraved on various instrument parts: AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE
MAKERS, INC // WAPPLER // . A . C . / M . I // TRADEMARK // REG. US PAT. OFF. // NEW YORK,
N.Y. // Designers And Sole Producers of Wappler And ACMI Instruments Since 1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-5
Condition Remarks
Masking tape labels on top of case; minor scratches to case surface; rubber in fairly good condition; #2: wooden box slightly cracked; #3: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Groll; Dr. Beverly Lind; CD #2
Exhibit History
West, Endoscopy; A; Oct. 11 1994
Images
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