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hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014004 a-q
Description
Hypodermic syringe kit in wooden box consists of: ten silver metal needle tips (a-j) silver metal rod (k) silver metal screw (l) two silver wires (m-n) transparent glass syringe applicator (o) all inside wooden box (p) with lid (q) and with cotton padding; needle tips are of varying lengths and siz…
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Accession Number
012014004 a-q
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Hypodermic syringe kit in wooden box consists of: ten silver metal needle tips (a-j) silver metal rod (k) silver metal screw (l) two silver wires (m-n) transparent glass syringe applicator (o) all inside wooden box (p) with lid (q) and with cotton padding; needle tips are of varying lengths and sizes with Luer-Lok style ends to attach to applicator; one wire piece has a loop at one end while the other wire is straight for cleaning needles.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a-d – needle tip – Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
e-g – needle tip – Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
h – needle tip – Size: Length 3.3 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
i – needle tip – Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam 0.7 cm
j – needle tip – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
k – metal rod– Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam 0.2 cm
l – metal screw– Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam 0.2 cm
m – wire – Size: Length 5.0 cm
n – looped wire – Size: Length 3.1 cm
o – glass syringe applicator (unopened)– Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
p – wooden box – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
q – wooden box lid – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 10.7 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Objects used in WW1 military service
Material
wood: tan
metal: silver
glass: transparent
paper: cream
fabric: cream
ink: red
Inscriptions
Engraved on glass syringer applicator: "Germany"; engraved on square needle tip: "YALE RUSTLESS"; marks written in pencil on end of wooden box: "2.65"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Condition Remarks
The once red engraved markings on the glass syringe applicator are faded and flaking; wooden box is discoloured with adhesive tape stuck to bottom; cotton padding and tissue paper are discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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pocket hypodermic syringe case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14121
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014003 a-d
Description
Burgundy wool felt slipcase (a) for silver metallic lighter style syringe kit (b) with syringe applicator (c) and glass cyclindrical tube with cork stopper (d); slipcase has metallic button snap and black seam; kit is incomplete; interior of case consists of two layers of inset holders with 8 circl…
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Accession Number
012014003 a-d
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Burgundy wool felt slipcase (a) for silver metallic lighter style syringe kit (b) with syringe applicator (c) and glass cyclindrical tube with cork stopper (d); slipcase has metallic button snap and black seam; kit is incomplete; interior of case consists of two layers of inset holders with 8 circles of varying sizes cut out for needles to rest in; cotton ball is inside lid of metallic case; glass tube has label with black ink wrapped around it
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a – slipcase – Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b – metal case – Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c – syringe applicator (not extended)– Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
d – glass tube – Size: Length 7.6 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Used during WW1 service
Material
fabric: burgundy
metal: silver
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: cream
ink: red, black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Engraved on syringe applicator: "PARKE DAVIS & CO."; printed on vial label: "[illeg.] PODERMATIC TABLETS // NO. 13 C317261 // [illeg.] hine suplhate, 1-4 gr. // [illeg.] RKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Slipcase has surface dust and grime particularly near case opening; surface of slipcase button is worn; metal case has several abrasions; grime on interior of metal case; paper label on glass tube is torn and partially missing; cork is worn around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis," Wikipedia. October 31 2013. July 21 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Parke, Davis & Co. was founded in Detroit 1866; was once America's oldest and largest drug maker; the name Parke, Davis & Company was formally adopted in 1871
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pocket hypodermic syringe kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14120
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014002 a-c
Description
Silver metallic rectangular lighter style case (a) containing syringe applicator (b) and Luer-Lok needle tip (c); kit is incomplete; discoloured cotton swab in lid of case; case contains two layered inset holders for syringes and needles with eight circles of varying sizes cut out for objects to re…
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Accession Number
012014002 a-c
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Silver metallic rectangular lighter style case (a) containing syringe applicator (b) and Luer-Lok needle tip (c); kit is incomplete; discoloured cotton swab in lid of case; case contains two layered inset holders for syringes and needles with eight circles of varying sizes cut out for objects to rest inside.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – case – Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b – syringe applicator (not extended) – Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam 1.2 cm
c – needle tip – Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Used during WW1 service
Material
metal: silver
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Metal case is worn and shows various abrasions; several accretions on exterior and interior of case; grime throughout
Copy Type
Original
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