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Anderson obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
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Accession Number
993004104 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Two-piece obstetrical forceps have ridged grips on handle,
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - left - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
b - right - Size: Length 39.0 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog C30 order # 41185-125; previously catalogued set:
#992.070.068
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on shaft: "INGRAM & BELL" "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
show wear
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Anderson's obstetrical forceps, with set screw

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handl…
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Accession Number
997001407 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Anderson's obstetrical forceps, which consist of two joining parts of mirror-image blade and handle pieces (a,b); both sides have straight metal handles with flat inner edges and raised, rounded outer edges that provide thumb and hand grips; the handles have rounded outer ends; the top of the handles have joint notches cut into the metal which allow the two parts to be fitted together and used as a pair; the blades begin above the joint; the blades curve outwards, then are straight and then curve outwards again to form elongated fenestrated oval concave blades with rounded tips and edges; the blades curve outwards away from each other; when the blades/handles are fitted together, they cross over at the joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
b - handle and blade - Size: Length 39.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
Both handle/blades have the number "22" stamped into the metal on the inside of the handles, near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear only; there are several areas that show plating loss, especially at the joint, handles and blade tips; some non-active corrosion is visible; #2: metal is rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #53; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5004 (item #E/-87) (see attached photocopy); found in Dr. O'Connor's medical bag 997.001.nnn; CD #6
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5916
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
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Accession Number
1969.29.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with a semicircular-shaped shank near the "English lock" joint; short handles with fine geometric pattern black wooden piece attached to the steel handles by two screws on each.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 34.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Dr. Moses Henry Aikins (1864), Burnhamthorpe.
Maker
Bigg and Milliken
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "D [a symbol that looks like an E without the vertical leg] LEVER" inside the other handle: "BIGG & // MILLIKIN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
2004: metal is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 except for the handles; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6128
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.466.1
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
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Accession Number
1969.466.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Plated steel obstetrical forceps with semi-circular shaped shank near the "English Lock" joint; handles have a fine geometrical pattern, black wood attached to steel handles by two screws; size 5.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At the ends of the handles: "5"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6160
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.5.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Chrome-plated forceps with semi-circular shanks near the joint; black wooden handle with fine geometric pattern; "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; first used by donor's uncles, Dr. John A. Duncan and Dr. George H. Duncan in Victoria, BC, in the late 19th century; later used by the donor, Dr. Alexander H. Duncan.
Maker
W. & H. Hutchinson
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Condition Remarks
Cracks in handles.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.466; CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6162
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.50.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel forceps with fine geometric-patterned wooden handles; shank is semi-circular in shape near the "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 37.5 cm x Width 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Weiss
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
metal:
wood: black
Inscriptions
Inside one handle: "BARNES // FORCEPS"; inside the other handle: "WEISS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.50.2 (except for handles); CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6163
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.50.2 a-b
Description
Steel forceps with smooth black wooden handles; shanks are semi-circular near the "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.50.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel forceps with smooth black wooden handles; shanks are semi-circular near the "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
At inside end of both handles: "20"; at the inside near the joint: "7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Downs Bros. catalogue, 1900, p. 547 (similar to item #2740; ebony handle vs. wood); CD #UHN
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Barnes' midwifery forceps with Simpson's handles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6055
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.39.2
Description
Steel (nickel-plated) obstetrical forceps with Simpson's handles, which are made of smooth wood with finger grooves; shanks are bent near the joint: "English lock" joint.
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Accession Number
1969.39.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel (nickel-plated) obstetrical forceps with Simpson's handles, which are made of smooth wood with finger grooves; shanks are bent near the joint: "English lock" joint.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. William thistle.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Material
metal: grey
wood: dark brown
Inscriptions
On inside of handle: "DOWN BROTHERS // ST. THOMAS ST. // BOROUGH LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Bros. catalogue, 1890, p. 235 (Fig. 864); CD #UHN
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Blundell's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6129
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.467.1
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
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Accession Number
1969.467.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Long obstetrical forceps with straight shank and a fine geometric pattern on the black wooden handles; "English Lock" joint; size 1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J. Gray & Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
At inside end of both handles: "1"; inside one handle: "J. GRAY & CO. // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Denman's midwifery forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5903
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1969.28.3 a-b
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with black wooden handles that have a coarse criss-cross pattern; "English lock" joint; no pelvic curves, no shanks.
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Accession Number
1969.28.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Steel obstetrical forceps with black wooden handles that have a coarse criss-cross pattern; "English lock" joint; no pelvic curves, no shanks.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 31.0 cm
b- forcep - Size: Length 31.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Robert Thomas Noble.
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
A few cracks in the wooden handles.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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