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Boston physician's bag

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.20.2
Description
A black leather doctor's bag with silver metal clasp; lined with black vinyl, one pocket; ribbon attached inside; a string with a key hangs from the handle of the bag.
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Accession Number
1979.20.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
A black leather doctor's bag with silver metal clasp; lined with black vinyl, one pocket; ribbon attached inside; a string with a key hangs from the handle of the bag.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
leather: black
metal: silver
vinyl: black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On ribbon: "Manufacturers Guarantee This article Is Covered with Top Grain Cowhide Licensee No 300"; seal on ribbon states: "Tanners Council of America"; bottom embossed with: "12 710-42 Schell Brand Top Grain Cowhide".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 31.0 cm x Width 15.6 cm x Depth 12.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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educational poster

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
997011001
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts two frontal views of the human body -- that of the skeleton and that of the musculature, with the parts numbered and with printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; …
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Accession Number
997011001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Musculo-skeletal System -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Teaching Materials
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts two frontal views of the human body -- that of the skeleton and that of the musculature, with the parts numbered and with printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the rods at the top and bottom are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital -- used by Education Services
Maker
Denoyer-Geppert Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown
fabric: off-white; grey
wood: brown
Inscriptions
The top of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT ANATOMY SERIES // EDITOR OTTO F. KAMPMEIER, PH.D., M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine ARTIST P. M. LARIVIERE"; the bottom of the chart reads, "Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Published by DENOYERGEPPERT CO. Chicago // KLI Skeleton and Musculature -- Front View // Made in U.S.A."; there is also a printed identification of the numbered body parts; a paper label on the top rod reads, "KLI SKELETON & MUSCLES // FRONT // VIEW"; the word "RALPH" has been hand-written in ink above the head of the view of the skeleton
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Temporary Location
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Length
178.8 cm
Width
119.0 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; cloth backing shows staining and cracking; front of the poster shows several small areas of paper loss and small tears, especially at the edges; all printing (with the exception of small paper loss areas) is legible; water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit Pump House Museum, Kingston L-2018-1 24 April - 7 December 2018
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educational poster

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Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
997011002
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal sec…
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Accession Number
997011002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Ear -- drawings
Eye -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Teaching Materials
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal section through the eyeball; (D) eyeball partially dissected to show its layers; (E) interior of the posterior half of the eye as seen through the ophthalmoscope; (F) anterior part of the eye, seen from behind; (G) diagrammatic horizontal section through the head at the level of the optic chiasma, showing relations of the optic nerve to retina and visual fields and pathways; right blue; left - red; (H) frontal section of the right external and middle ear; (I) greatly-enlarged section through cochlea; (K) passage of sound waves through the external ear (green), middle ear (red), internal ear (blue); and (L) auditory ossicles and labyrinth in natural size; individual parts within these figures are numbered, and there is a list of printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the wooden rods at the top and bottom of the chart are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and a cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital; used by Education Services.
Maker
Dr. te Neues and Company
Site Made (City)
Kempen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown; pink; green; yellow
fabric: off-white; dark blue
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
The bottom of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT // ANATOMY SERIES // ARTIST M. RÖHL // Copyright DENOYER-GEPPERT COMPANY. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. // All mounting by Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Printed by DR. te NEUES AND COMPANY. Kempen, Western Germany // KL 11 Eye and Ear"; there is also printed identification of numbered body parts; a paper label attached to the top rod reads, "KL 11 EYE AND EAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 166.0 cm. x Width: 118.0 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; the cloth backing shows staining and cracking; the front of the poster shows a few minor areas of paper loss and some small tears, especially at the edges; all printing is fully legible; there are water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
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physician's bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8435
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1986.18.3
Description
Physician's bag is made of black grained leather and has two U-shaped solid handles; two metal clasps on upper edge; five metal studs on underside.
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Accession Number
1986.18.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Physician's bag is made of black grained leather and has two U-shaped solid handles; two metal clasps on upper edge; five metal studs on underside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Harmark of Milton, Ont.; from the practice of her father, Dr. James C. Hill of Orillia, Ont.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
leather: black
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 41.0 cm x Width 17.0 cm x Depth 14.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn with use at lower corners and upper edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. James C. Hill practised in Orillia, Ont., until 1985.
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physician's bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7578
Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.20.1
Description
A black leather bag with brass clasp; interior has brown vinyl lining with pockets; there is a visiting card inserted in a front flap.
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Accession Number
1979.20.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
A black leather bag with brass clasp; interior has brown vinyl lining with pockets; there is a visiting card inserted in a front flap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."; and then, "Post World War I"
Material
leather: black
metal: yellow
vinyl: brown
Paper
Inscriptions
On visiting card insert: "Charles Davidson Gossage"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 43.5 cm x WIdth 24.0 cm x Depth 22.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: damage to leather corners.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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physician's bag

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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
1980.1.1
Description
Black morocco bag with beige lining; two-loop handles.
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Accession Number
1980.1.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Black morocco bag with beige lining; two-loop handles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage.
Maker
Crest Lock Co. (clasp)
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
leather: black
fabric: beige
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
The initials "J. D. G." in gold leaf.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 41.0 cm x Depth 14.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This bag belonged to the son of Dr. C. D. Gossage.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; April 2006 - 28 Jan 2017.
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surgical instrument roll

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Dates
1910
1950
circa 1910-1950
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997002265 a-dd
Description
Surgical instrument roll consisting of rectangular white canvas (a) with folding flaps at top, bottom and left side; inside two canvas straps sewn in on the right side and running horizontally to the left; shorter bands run vertically, holding the straps and providing space to hold metal instrument…
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Accession Number
997002265 a-dd
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Surgical Set -- amputation/general surgery
Description
Surgical instrument roll consisting of rectangular white canvas (a) with folding flaps at top, bottom and left side; inside two canvas straps sewn in on the right side and running horizontally to the left; shorter bands run vertically, holding the straps and providing space to hold metal instruments; semi-circle shape at end with two oval pockets with flaps; two thin straps on the outside hold case closed when rolled up; holds a tonsil guillotine (b); clamp with ivory ends (c); mouth gag (d); uterine curette (e); brain trephine (f); two Hey saws (g, h); three pairs of suture scissors (i, j, k); two scalpels (l, m); two ear speculums (n, o); bone ligature carrier (p); dressing forceps (q); two grooved directors, one with tongue-tie (r) and one with scoop end (s); ebony-handled probe (t); probe with ligature carrier end (u); probe with trocar on end (v); small rectangular metal box holding sewing needles (w); three paper envelopes containing catgut ligatures (x, y, z), size, length and directions printed in red and blue ink; brown wooden spool holding white silk thread (aa); three smaller clear plastic spools holding off-white thread (bb, cc, dd)
Number Of Parts
30
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 82.5 cm x Width 72.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - tonsil guillotine - Size: Length 25.2 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
c - clamp - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - mouth gag - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 8.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
e - uterine curette - Size: Length 24.9 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - trephine - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
g - Hey saw - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
h - Hey saw - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
i - scissors - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
j - scissors - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
k - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
l - scalpel - Size: Length 16.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
m - scalpel - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
n - ear speculum - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
o - ear speculum - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
p - bone ligature carrier - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
q - dressing forceps - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
r - tongue-tie grooved director - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - scoop end grooved director - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
t - ebony handle probe - Size: Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
u - probe with ligature carrier end - Size: Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
v - probe with trocar end - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 0.1 cm
w - box - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
x - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
y - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
z - catgut ligature - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
aa - spool of thread - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
bb - spool of thread - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
cc - spool of thread - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
dd - spool of thread - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Dates
1910
1950
circa 1910-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
fabric: white, blue
metal: silver, brown
ivory: white
paper: white
wood: black, brown
plastic: clear
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
(c) Stamped on arm: "J.H. CHAPMAN"; stamped in middle: "32"; (g) stamped on handle: "THE J F. HARTZ Co"; (i) stamped on handle: "Stevens // CHROME // GERMANY"; (j) stamped on handle: "J.F. HARTZ CO"; (k) stamped on both handles: "5 5"; (l) stamped on handle: "J. STEVENS // & SON"; (u) stamped on end: "J.F. HARTZ CO"; (x, y, z) printed on front: "MEDIUM HARD CHROMIC // RED CHAIN // ASEPTIC CATGUT LIGATURES // No. 1 LENGTH, 28 INCHES // IN DOUBLE ENVELOPE, GERM PROOF. These ligatures after // wrapping in inner envelopes have been made aseptic by successive sterilizations. // DIRECTIONS--(1) Remove the outer envelope. (2) Tear off end of first // paper, then extract inner paper, touching only the end. (3) Under aseptic condi- // tions cut off farther end of inner paper and draw out ligature. // Johnson & Johnson NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A."; (aa) printed on end: "BOILED // SURGEONS' SILK // No 8", printed on other end: "THE // ASTA // HIGH STANDARD";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-6
Condition Remarks
Canvas is extremely dirty and has rust marks inside; metal instruments slightly tarnished; white substance on end of (b); scissors (k) come apart easily; scalpel (l), Hey saw (h), scissors (j) and probe (v) extremely tarnished; catgut ligature packages (x, y, z) yellowed and faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals", George P. Pilling & Son, 1932, p. 260 (similar to model #P17750); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed", Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, pp. 2205-2206
Research Facts
This set most likely was put together with a variety of instruments from different time periods, perhaps for display.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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