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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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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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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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No. 220 Tabloid medicine case

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1975.11.2 a-al
Description
A brown, leather-bound travelling medicine case (al) with red leather lining has two inner cabinets, one at the top and one near the bottom at the back; has three metal clasps and a leather handle; contains: (a) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label with black type, some powder in bot…
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Accession Number
1975.11.2 a-al
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Medicine Chests
House Calls
Drug Storage, instrumentation
MM= Medical Case
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
Description
A brown, leather-bound travelling medicine case (al) with red leather lining has two inner cabinets, one at the top and one near the bottom at the back; has three metal clasps and a leather handle; contains: (a) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label with black type, some powder in bottom; (b) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, three pills left; (c) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, full of brown pills; (d) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, 1/4 full of brown pills, some broken; (e) glass bottle with glass stopper that is wrapped up in foam with string, white paper label, empty; (f) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, half full of white pills, cotton inside bottle; (g) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, 1/4 full of light brown pills; (h) glass bottle with glass stopper, white paper label, 3/4 full of large white pills; (i) long glass bottle with a full cork that is wrapped up in foam with a string, white paper label, full of white pills; (j) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, full of light-brown pills; (k) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, 1/3 full of white pills; (l) long glass bottle with a slightly broken cork, white paper label, seven pills left; (m) long glass bottle with a full cork that is wrapped up in white foam with a string, white paper label, full of white pills; (n) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, full of white pills turning yellow; (o) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, three brown pills left; (p) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, 3/4 full of dark brown pills; (q) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, half full of dark brown pills; (r) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, 3/4 full of black, moist pills; (s) long glass bottle with a full cork, no label, empty; (t) long glass bottle with a full cork, white paper label, two grayish-brown tablets left; (u) glass bottle stained blue, opaque, full cork, white paper label, 3 1/2 white tablets left; (v) glass bottle with full cork, white label, half full of grayish-brown tablets; (w) glass bottle with full cork, white label, full of small white tablets; (x) glass bottle with full cork that is wrapped up in foam with a string, white label, full of grayish-white tablets; (y) glass bottle with full cork, white label, half full of gray tablets; (z) glass bottle with full cork, unlabelled, empty; (aa) glass bottle with full cork wrapped in foam, white label, 2/5 full of tiny white tablets; (ab) glass bottle with full cork wrapped in white foam, white label, full of white tablets; (ac) glass bottle with full cork, no label, empty (ad) glass bottle with full cork, no label, empty; (ae) glass bottle with full cork, no label, empty; (af) stained glass bottle with broken cork stopper, blue and white label, full of round white pills; (ag) stained glass bottle with full cork stopper, blue and white label, full of round white tablets; (ah) a thermometer in a white metal tube with a metal cap attached to a light metallic chain; scales ranging from 95 to 110.
Number Of Parts
38
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
c - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
d - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
e - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
g - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
h - bottle - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
i - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
j - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
k - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
l - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
m - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
n - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
o - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
p - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
q - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
r - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
s - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
t - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
u - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
v - bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
w - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
x - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
y - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
z - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
aa - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
ab - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
ac - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
ad - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
ae - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
af - bottle - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
ag - bottle - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
ah - thermometer - Size: Length 16.5 cm
al - case - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 27.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon B. White of Port Colborne, Ont.; used by Dr. White's father, Bishop White, as his travelling medicine case in China.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
leather: brown; red
metal: silver; white
glass: clear; blue
paper: white; black; blue
foam: white
fabric
Inscriptions
(a) "Aspirin"; (b) "Phenacetin Compound"; (c) Coffee-mint"; (d) "Paregoric"; (e) "Soda-mint"; (f) "Sodium Bicarbonate"; (g) "Dover Powder"; (h) "Trade mark 'SOLOID' BRAND. Boric Acid"; (i) "Antifebrin"; (j) "Ipecacuanha"; (k) "Bismuth Carbonate"; (l) "Ammonium Bromide"; (m) "Veronal"; (n) "Antipyrine"; (o) "Aconite Tincture"; (p) "Guaiacum and Sulphur"; (q) "Lead with Opium"; (r) "Laxative Vegetable"; (t) "Quinine and Rhubarb Compound (Livingstone Rouser)"; (u) "Santonin"; (v) "Ipecacuanha with Squill"; (w) "Tartarated Antimony"; (x) "Strophanthus Tincture"; (y) "Grey Powder"; (aa) "Calomel"; (ab) "Tannin"; (af) "Kali Mur [illeg.] Prepared by D. L. Thompson Homeopathic Pharmacy 394 Yonge St."; (ag) "Calc Sulph Prepared by D. L. Thompson" etc.; (ah) "[illeg.] London 196 No - 22"; (ai) "Wampole's Phospho Lecithin. Nerve Food & Tonic" etc., in both English and French; (aj) "'Pocket Manual of Thompson's Homoeopathic Remedies.' Prepared by D. L. Thompson. Homoeopathic Pharmacist"; (ak) "'An Outline of Dr. Schuessler's Theory of the Twelve Tissue Remedies or Cell Salts and the Practical Application Thereof' by D. L. Thompson"; (al) embossed in gold on the inside top surface: "'Tabloid' Burroughs Wellcome & Co. Manufacturing Chemists Snow Hill London. E.C."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
25 June 2017: front section now separated from body, same as for back lid section. The leather at the edge of the case is scratched; the front hinge is slightly detached from the body of the case.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Archival items originally numbered ai, aj and ak are catalogued separately as 1975.11.1, .3 and .4
Exhibit History
For (a) only: On Exhibit “Stubborn Illness: Macdonald Family” at the Museum of Health Care 11 June, 2015
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Dates
1921
circa 1921
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995006001 a-u
Description
A black leather doctor's bag; the bag (a) has two handles and seals with a zipper; the bag contains an envelope (b) containing an Adam's brand lancet (c), a leather adrenaline ampoule box (d) containing a corroded scalpel blade (e), a cardboard coramine box (f) containing a package of scalpel blad…
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Accession Number
995006001 a-u
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
A black leather doctor's bag; the bag (a) has two handles and seals with a zipper; the bag contains an envelope (b) containing an Adam's brand lancet (c), a leather adrenaline ampoule box (d) containing a corroded scalpel blade (e), a cardboard coramine box (f) containing a package of scalpel blades (g), a leather case made by The Stevens Companies (h) containing a scalpel handle (i) and 10 scalpel blades of different sizes and shapes (j-s) some of which are wrapped in green paper, and a blue package of disposable B-D blood lancets (t) with five lancets inside sealed in a single metal strip (u).
Number Of Parts
21
Part Names
a - bag - Length 47.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm x Depth 19.4 cm
b - envelope - Length 16.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm
c - lancet - Length 12.0 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - adrenaline box - Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
e - scalpel blade - Length 5.0 c x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
f - coramine box - Length 6.1 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
g - scalpel blade package - Length 5.8 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
h - leather case - Length 16.8 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
i - scalpel handle - Length 13.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
j - scalpel blade - Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
k - scalpel blade - Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
l-r - scalpel blade - Length 7.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - scalpel blade - Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
t - lancet package - Length 11.8 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth .01 cm
u - lancets - Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Cheney
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1921
circa 1921
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett graduated in 1921.
Material
leather: black
cardboard: green, blue
metal: silver
paper: green, white
Inscriptions
"C.W.B." printed on the side of the case in gold letters; "Dr. C. W. Bennett, // 197 Queen Street, // Kingston, Ontario." and DR. D. L. C. BINGHAM // ETHERINGTON HALL // STUART STREET // KINGSTON, ONTARIO" typed on the envelope with "KINGSTON // 930 PM // 132 VIIIII // 1964 // ONTARIO" stamped on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-6
(f) 0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
The leather on the case has become very hard; some of the leather and paper have degraded.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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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
1986.6.6
Description
A steel blade protected by tortoiseshell covers; marked with maker's name.
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Accession Number
1986.6.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
A steel blade protected by tortoiseshell covers; marked with maker's name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell: light brown; brown
Inscriptions
"S. Maw, London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal discoloured, rusted, pocked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Part of a loan made to Upper Canada Village in 1960.
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Dates
1840
circa 1840
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1978.5.1
Description
A steel blade between two tortoiseshell guards; all three connected at one end by a rivet; the blade is rounded on both sides, coming to a point.
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Accession Number
1978.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
A steel blade between two tortoiseshell guards; all three connected at one end by a rivet; the blade is rounded on both sides, coming to a point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Fred MacCallum.
Maker
Evans
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1840
circa 1840
Date Remarks
Based on a note provided by the donor.
Material
tortoiseshell: variegated brown
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on blade.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Note says, "A lancet given me by Mrs. Geddes who is 81 years old. She tells me her mother used it to vaccinate her (Mrs. Geddes and the other children i.e. 1840. [signed] James MacCallum 22 Vi 1920." Note: the "i.e. 1840" is written in another hand in ink.
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Dates
1830
circa 1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.222.3
Description
A metal lancet single blade with double-edged point; folds in between two tortoiseshell (?) pieces and rivetted together.
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Accession Number
1969.222.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting
MM= Bloodletting -- thumb lancet
Description
A metal lancet single blade with double-edged point; folds in between two tortoiseshell (?) pieces and rivetted together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
circa 1830
Material
metal: grey
tortoiseshell: brown; tan
Inscriptions
On blade: "WEISS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Blade discoloured; #2: a tiny chip on one edge and a yellow/brown deposit on the opposite edge; handles moderately scuffed with curved scratches from the blade on the inside surfaces of each handle; lightly soiled.
Copy Type
Original
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