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chloroform drop bottle

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1981.10.12
Description
A moulded, 100-ml capacity cylindrical glass bottle with a dropping lip; a round vent hole in the neck; heart-shaped ground glass stopper; paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.10.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
A moulded, 100-ml capacity cylindrical glass bottle with a dropping lip; a round vent hole in the neck; heart-shaped ground glass stopper; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
W.L. & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
glass: clear
paper: beige
ink: green
Inscriptions
Hand-printed in ink on label: "Chloroform"; below that, printed, is a long line and "193", then a long space and "Shake"; etched around bottom of bottle is "W.L. & Co. Germany"; moulded on stopper is "G.M.S. // G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1983.22.16
Description
A moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with a ground glass stopper.
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Accession Number
1983.22.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
A moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with a ground glass stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.W.H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
T.C.W. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M.S.K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
998015001
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Accession Number
998015001
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.1 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber with minor lifting at the bottom; spouts show evidence of minor red corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website; "Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, 6th Ed."St. Louis, Missouri. 1895; p. 21 (similar to model # 3003)
Research Facts
Ether was created and used during the 1840's to eliminate pain during surgery. American physician Crawford W. Long noticed that his friends felt no pain when they injured themselves while staggering around his office while under the influence of ether and then thought about its potential during surgery.
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037275
Description
An ether dropper that is comprised of a long, cylindrical narrow metal tube that is bent towards the tip; the tube extends upwards into another cylindrical metal housing, which is enclosed in a cork stopper; the top of the stopper fits snugly into a circular metal disc with grip-like ribbing around…
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Accession Number
997037275
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
An ether dropper that is comprised of a long, cylindrical narrow metal tube that is bent towards the tip; the tube extends upwards into another cylindrical metal housing, which is enclosed in a cork stopper; the top of the stopper fits snugly into a circular metal disc with grip-like ribbing around the circumference; the main tube extends through this disc along with a much shorter tube; each tube curves outwards and the main tube steps to a flared opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks start of Bird medical practice
Material
metal: brownish-black
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Length
10.8 cm
Width
3.6 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Dropper shows some oxidation and inactive corrosion; cork stopper is worn and cracked on the tapered end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, 1915, p. 2009 similar to item B/-288-289, except there is no regulation valve
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023008 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, halothane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; there are two paper labels stuck to the outside of the bottle which l…
Accession Number
997023008 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, halothane (now empty) and a safety cap with
spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom
and a cylindrical threaded neck; there are two paper labels stuck to the outside of the bottle
which list manufacturing information in English and French; below the threading of the neck is a
piece of red plastic which has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and
threaded inside; there are two notches on the side of the cap which fit the bottle's notches; there
is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another
tube around it; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into a
halothane vaporizer
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 15.2 cm. x Diameter6.3 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 20.1 cm. x Diameter3.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Halocarbon Laboratories
Site Made (City)
River Edge
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; yellow
plastic: red; off-white; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) the paper label on the bottle reads, "Halothane B.P. // DIN: 589187 250 ml // 2-Bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane
// Contains 0.01% Thymol // FOR INHALATION ANESTHESIA // See Accompanying
Literature // NONFLAMMABLE // NONEXPLOSIVE // (L)39607 // EXP. DATE: APR 2002 // KEEP BOTTLE SECURELY
CLOSED // Store in a Cool, Dark Place // Manufactured by // HALOCARBON LABORATORIES // P.O.
Box 661, River Edge, NJ 07661 USA // Distributed by // benson medical industries, inc. // 151 esna
park drive // markham, ontario L3R 3B1"; raised letters on the bottom of the bottle read, "HALOCARBON
// W [inside a circle] // 19"; (b) the pin index piece is stamped, "120078"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the
contents used; the glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; the French manufacturer's
label shows slight wear at the bottom; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is
done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which h…
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Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and threaded inside; there are two notches on the side which fit the bottle notches; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another corrugated plastic tube around it; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into an isoflurane vaporizer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 18.4 cm. x Diameter3.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: dark grey
plastic: purple; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) a printed paper label on the bottle reads, "100 ml e No ["o" superscripted] B506 // Pr DIN 02032384 // ISOFLURANE USP // Inhalation // Anaesthetic // Anesthesique // par inhalation // ABBOTT // Contains: ISOFLURANE 99.9% // Administration: Surgical Anaesthesia: [listed] // Maintenance: [listed] // nonflammable non explosive // Abbott Laboratories, Limited // Montreal Canada // 005-525-202" (in English and French); "(L)31094VA // Exp. 07-2002"; the bottom of the bottle has a
raised "8" and "N" in the glass; (b) raised lettering in the top of the cap reads, "ISOFLURANE // Ohmeda"; the pin indexed end piece is stamped "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the contents used; the paper, glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
993004281
Description
Metal attachment has two separate attachment tubes and cork washer at point of contact.
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Accession Number
993004281
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Metal attachment has two separate attachment tubes and cork washer at point of contact.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken; object name unknown
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
cork: tan
Inscriptions
"PATENTED // FEB. 27 - 1923"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.2 cm. x Width: 3.8 cm. x Depth: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments: Suction and Pressure Apparatus," J.Sklar Mfg. Co. Inc., 17th ed., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-40); CD #4
Research Facts
Dropper for ether or chloroform
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Kan Klamp ether/chloroform dropper

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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001160
Description
Kan Klamp ether/chloroform dropper, which consists of a C-shaped metal clamp with a rounded top and a C-shaped base; a hole through the top of the clamp has a solid cylindrical screw through it; the top of the screw piece has a flat round knob with cross-hatched gripping edges; the bottom of the sc…
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Accession Number
997001160
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Kan Klamp ether/chloroform dropper, which consists of a C-shaped metal clamp with a rounded top and a C-shaped base; a hole through the top of the clamp has a solid cylindrical screw through it; the top of the screw piece has a flat round knob with cross-hatched gripping edges; the bottom of the screw piece has an attached domed cap with a round open base and short hollow cylindrical tubes at the right and left sides; the tubes are closed with caps that end with a closed blunted point and have cross-hatched outer gripping edges; the right cap will not come off; the cap can be moved up and down within the C-clamp by turning the screw to the right or left
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
Clamp patented Feb. 27, 1923
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The back of the C-clamp has the words "PATENTED // FEB. 27 - 1923" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and very minor staining; no corrosion is visible; moving parts move freely except for the cap on the right spout, which will not come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #256; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-40); "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by the J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1960, p. 245 (item 5H-1515) (see attached photocopies); CD #1
Research Facts
Came in cardboard box with assorted hardware
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Penthrane anaesthetic

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016009 a-b
Description
Bottle of liquid inhalation anaesthetic Penthrane, which consists of (a) an amber glass cylindrical bottle with a flat bottom, short threaded neck and rounded lip; the top of the bottle is covered with (b) a round plastic lid which is threaded inside, has a series of vertical lines on the sides and…
Accession Number
997016009 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of liquid inhalation anaesthetic Penthrane, which consists of (a) an amber glass cylindrical bottle with a flat bottom, short threaded neck and rounded lip; the top of the bottle is covered with (b) a round plastic lid which is threaded inside, has a series of vertical lines on the sides and a manufacturer's logo on the top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Penthrane bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm. x Diameter4.9 cm.
b - lid - Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diameter3.0 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: white
glass: amber
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label on the bottle reads, "125 ml. // No. 6864 // Inhalation Anesthetic // PENTHRANE* // METHOXYFLURANE, N.F. // ABBOTT // (L) 39-348NB // Contains: // Contient: // PENTHRANE* // (Methoxyflurane, N.F.) [...] 125 ml. // B.H.T. // (Butylated Hydroxytoluene) [...] 0.01% W/W // Usual Dose: See package insert for detailed // directions. // *RD. TM // Posologic usuelle: Voir les instructions // detaillees sur le feuillet ci-Inclus. // *Marque deposee // 2/C9-329/3 // ABBOTT LABORATORIES, LIMITED // MONTREAL, CANADA"; (b) the top of the lide has the Abbott symbol on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
The Penthrane arrived dirty and dusty; the glass bottle shows no chips, cracks or wear; the plastic lid shows no chips, cracks, staining or wear
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023009
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with …
Accession Number
997023009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with a rubber and metal stopper; a plastic pouring spout goes through the rubber stopperl this spout has two cylindrical plastic tubes coming from it -- one goes upwards, the other at a 45 deg. angle from the central spout; both tubes have plastic caps on them; there are two paper manufacturing labels on the outside of the bottle: a yellow label on top of a white label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1997
Date Remarks
Date of Sept. 22/97 is written on the bottle
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; clear
glass: clear
paper: white; yellow
rubber: black
pentothal: light/clear yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the bottle has a raised scale in the glass; this scale is marked in increments of "50 // 100 // 150 // 200"; raised figures on the bottom of the bottle read, "0 // 95 // III // 27"; the yellow paper label reads, "PENTOTHAL * 2.5% SOLUTION (25 mg/ml) // THIS BOTTLE CONTAINS MEDICATION FOR SEVERAL PATIENTS // USE RECONSTITUTED SOLUTION WITHIN 24 HOURS. DISCARD UNUSED PORTION // PREPARED BY A. MEIKLE DATE SEPT. 22/97 // * TM // ABBOTT LABORATORIES, LIMITED // Montreal, Canada" in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.7 cm. x Diam. : 7.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the bottle (glass, plastic, metal, rubber and paper) are in pristine condition with no visible damage; some of the bottle's contents have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The solution will settle over time.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Oct. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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