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glass barrel syringe

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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
1969.399.1
Description
A metal syringe with a glass barrel; plunger calibrated from 1 to 8; glass inscribed and calibrated from 5 to 20.
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Accession Number
1969.399.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A metal syringe with a glass barrel; plunger calibrated from 1 to 8; glass inscribed and calibrated from 5 to 20.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Codman & Shurtleff
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal
glass
Inscriptions
Inscribed on top of plunger handle: "CODMAN & SHURTLEFF"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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pocket hypodermic syringe case

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.6.30 a-g
Description
A fabric-lined black case (g) with metal clasp containing one glass syringe (f), two hypodermic needles (c,d), one vial with 13 tablets of strychnine sulphate (1-30 gr.), and one vial with four tablets of digitalis (100 gr.) (a,b).
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Accession Number
1976.6.30 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Drug Therapy
Description
A fabric-lined black case (g) with metal clasp containing one glass syringe (f), two hypodermic needles (c,d), one vial with 13 tablets of strychnine sulphate (1-30 gr.), and one vial with four tablets of digitalis (100 gr.) (a,b).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - vial
b - vial
c - needle
d - needle
e - missing
f - syringe
g - case - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
leather (?): black
glass: translucent yellow; clear
metal: silver
fabric: orange
Inscriptions
(a,b) are marked Parke, Davis & Co.; (f) is marked Watlers Laboratories; on the inside of the case lid is a label that reads, "DR. A.P. CHOWN // Importer of Drugs & // Surgical INSTRUMENTS // 185 Priness St. Kingston Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Both needles are rusting; the cork of the digitalis bottle is broken away; #2: contains pills that should be assessed and possibly destroyed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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