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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003216
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into…
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Accession Number
000003216
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 1½ OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The syringe showed minor signs of wear; there were no major scratches of breaks, and the rubber seemed stable; it was slightly dusty along its top rim, and there was a thin, white residue on the inner surface, possibly water spots; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003218
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger, lipped opening at its wider end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this …
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Accession Number
000003218
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger, lipped opening at its wider end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 3 OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle; on top of the bulb in black marker is the number "12".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Dimension Notes
Length 26.7 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass barrel of the syringe was in very good condition, with no breaks, chips or scratches; the rubber bulb was deteriorating; the part inserted into the barrel was crumbling, leaving an orange deposit on the inner surface of the glass; there were cracks developing on the rest of its surface; there was a thin, white film on the inner surface of the barrel, possibly water stains; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-3) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003219 a-b
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel (a) with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb (b) at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inser…
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Accession Number
000003219 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel (a) with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb (b) at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
b - rubber bulb - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 1 OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
The syringe showed minor signs of wear; there were no major scratches of breaks, and the rubber seemed stable; it was slightly dusty along its top rim, and there was a thin, white residue on the inner surface, possibly water spots; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
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Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached
to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - glass syringe - Size: Length 18.5 cm. x Diameter4.0
b - box base - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
c - box sleeve - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H. C. Mabee
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
style of type on label (KK)
Material
glass: clear
paper: black; white; red; blue
Inscriptions
On paper label on (b): ASEPTO // SYRINGE // No. 2082 // B-D // BELTON, DICKINSON
& CO., // RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
Some abrasion on edges; (b): hole pierced by student (1984) for new # tag; #2: box was dusty; condition otherwise unchanged; there were no chips or breaks on glass parts
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001043 a-k
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a) is a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end has an attached cap with a small round opening in the centre; this opening allows t…
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Accession Number
997001043 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a) is a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end has an attached cap with a small round opening in the centre; this opening allows the passage of a solid cylindrical metal rod; one end of the rod has a round plunger which fits into the barrel; the other end of the rod has a cylindrical handle attached to form a T-shape; aspirator tips (b) attach to the tip of the syringe; there are two tapered hollow cylindrical metal tips set onto a rectangular base with rounded sides; the base has a round attachment with threading on the inside; this fits over and onto the syringe tip; the kit also contains (c) a stopcock; this has a cylindrical rubber tapered stopper that has a hole in the centre; a hollow metal tube runs through this hole and is round and open at the bottom; at the top, the tube splits off and curves to both sides, forming a Y-shape; the ends of each top tube are tapered and open and have a flat oval spigot above them; the spigots will open or close the tube ends ; the kit also contains three aspirator needles (d-f); all of these needles have a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp bevelled tip on one end; the other end has an open round base that tapers to the tube; one needle (d) has a small hole in the side, just above the tip; all three needles have a wire through them; there are six extra wires (not catalogued) stored in a hollow clear glass cylindrical tube (g); the kit has three lengths of rubber tubing with metal attachments on both ends (h-j); one length (h) has a round open attachment on one end and a tapered attachment with a small round opening on the other end; another length (i) has a round open attachment on both ends; the last length (j) has a tapered attachment with a small round opening on both ends and a small length of hollow cylindrical glass tubing near one end; all pieces of the kit are stored in (k) a rectangular-shaped leather-covered wooden box; the lid of the box is hinged onto the base at the back and there are two clasps at the front; the inside lid and base of the box are velvet covered; the top of the lid has a printed label; the base has purple velvet-covered inserts for all parts of the kit to hold them in place
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe: Size: Length 16.4 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - aspirator syringe tip: Size: Length 3.9 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - aspirator stopcock: Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d -aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
e - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
f - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
g - wire holder: Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - tube: Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
i - tube: Size: Length 32.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
j - tube: Size: Length 58.2 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - case (closed): Size: Length 30.7 cm x Width 10.9 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.C. Mabee; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver; yellow; grey
glass: clear
rubber: off-white; grey
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(b) Both sides of the tip base have directional arrows stamped into the metal; (k) the inside lid of the box has an attached label that reads "W.J. WILSON // DEALER // & IMPORTER // OF // SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS // TRUSSES &C. // 185 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
The metal pieces show wear and some loss of plating; no corrosion is visible; the glass wire holder (g) has been broken at one end; the rubber tubes are very brittle; two have been broken and one has been glued; the rubber has no flexibility; the case shows wear, but is complete; all pieces arrived dirty and dusty; #2: rubber is very brittle; #3: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #63; Similar to B/-9210 in "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2325 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; found in Dr. H.C. Mabee's obstetrical bag (997.001.456); CD #3
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001044 a-l
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end is open and has threading on the outside top edges; aspirator tips (b…
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Accession Number
997001044 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end is open and has threading on the outside top edges; aspirator tips (b) attach to the tapered end; there are two tapered hollow cylindrical metal tips set onto a rectangular base with rounded sides; the base has a round attachment with threading on the inside; this fits over and onto the syringe tip; the syringe plunger (c) fits onto the other end of the syringe; the plunger consists of a solid cylindrical metal rod with a solid round rubber plug at one end; this plug fits snugly into the barrel; the other end of the rod has a cylindrical handle attached to form a T-shape; a round cap with threading on the inside and a hole in the centre slides up and down the bar; the cap fits over and onto the open end of the barrel; the kit also contains (c) a stopcock; this is a cylindrical rubber tapered stopper that has a hole through the centre; a hollow metal tube runs through this hole and is open at the bottom in a semi-circular shape; at the top, the tube has a round central piece and hollow cylindrical tubes going to the right and left, forming a T-shape; one tube has a round open end and the other tube has a tapered open end; both tubes have a flat oval spigot which will open or close the tube when turned; the kit contains four aspirator needles (e-h); all of these needles have a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp bevelled tip on one end; the other end has an open round base that tapers to the tube; one needle (f) has a small hole in the side, just above the tip; all four needles have a wire through them; there are 15 extra wires (not catalogued) stored in a hollow, clear glass cylindrical tube (i); the kit has two lengths of hollow cylindrical rubber tubing with metal attachments on both ends (j,k); one length (j) has an open round attachment on both ends; the rubber has broken near one end; the other length of tubing (k) has a tapered attachment with a small round opening on both ends and a small length of hollow cylindrical glass tubing near one end; all pieces of the kit are stored in (l) a rectangular-shaped leather-covered wooden case; the lid of the case is hinged onto the base with two metal hinges at the back and there are two metal clasps at the front; the inside lid and base of the case are purple-velvet covered; the base has velvet-covered inserts which securely hold the parts inside
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe barrel: Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - aspirator syringe tip: Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - aspirator syringe plunger: Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
d - stopcock: Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth. 1.9 cm
e - aspirator needle: Size: Length 10.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
h - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
i - wire holder: Size: Length 15.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
j - tube: Size: Length 34.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - tube: Size: Length 74.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - case (closed): Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Aihernstein
Material
metal: silver; yellow; grey
glass: clear
rubber: black; grey; brown
leather: black
wood: brown
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(b) The word "AIHERNSTEIN" is stamped into one side of the tip base; the other side of the tip base has directional arrows (in and out) stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
All pieces arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts show wear and some very small areas show loss of plating; no corrosion is visible; the rubber tubes (j,k) are very brittle and have no flexibility; one tube (j) has broken; both have permanently flattened areas where other parts of the kit have pressed against them while in storage; #2: rubber is brittle; #3: there are pills that should be assessed and possibly destroyed; rubber may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #64; Similar to B/-9210 in "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2325 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; 997.001.040 is stored in this kit, but catalogued separately; CD #3
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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with…
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Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with tip adapter at one end and plunger at other; behind the syringe is a cradle mat supports a glass tube (k) containing many wires; at left hand side of case stopcock (b) and tip (c) are located.
Number Of Parts
21
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
b - aspirator stopcock - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - aspirator syringe tip - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d -aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
e - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
f - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
g - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
h - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
i - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
j - aspirator needle - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
k - wire holder - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam 0.4 cm
l - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
m - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
n - aspirator needle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
o - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
p - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
q - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
r - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
s - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
t - velvet box insert - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
u - kit case (closed) - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 12.6 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
J. Gardner & Son
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Printed on artifact.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: brown
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Engraved on box: "Presented To DF Gibson // FROM // HIS PATIENTS IN WARD 29 // As a Token of Gratitude // 1895"; embossed on the sticker label on lid: "108"; stamped on interior lid: "J. CARDNER & SON // FORREST ROAD // EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Rubber hardened beyond flexibility; material worn; outside of box has scratches and scuffs.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display: “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 4, Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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aspirator syringe

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Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.2.2 a-f
Description
Mahogany and rosewood case (a) contains a brass aspirating syringe (b) with a "T" handle on the piston; a stopcock (c) which is a rubber stopper with brass fittings and valve; and three directors (d-f).
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Accession Number
1973.2.2 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Mahogany and rosewood case (a) contains a brass aspirating syringe (b) with a "T" handle on the piston; a stopcock (c) which is a rubber stopper with brass fittings and valve; and three directors (d-f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
c - stopcock - Size: Length 10.0 cm
d - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
e - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
f - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Material
metal: silver; yellow
wood: brown
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Valve has "P"; "N"; "OFF" inscribed on top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Needles seem to be missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bulb-type medical syringe

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Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
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Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - nozzle - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - bulb - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 5.9 cm
d - box flap - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 16.4 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Clifford W. Bennett (Queen's meds grad, 1921) at his medical practice at 197 Queen Street.
Maker
Geo. N. Hein Co.
Site Made (City)
San Carlos
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Date Remarks
Patented in 1937; Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
plastic: black
rubber: green
cardboard: brown
Inscriptions
"HEIN - 67 // BULB TYPE // MEDICAL SYRINGE" printed on the front of the box
"THE HEIN - 67 Syinge is leak-proof, thouroughly cleanable and can be sterilized by boiling. It is recommended for the following uses: // EAR WASHING INFANTS NURSERY // ASPIRATION POWDER ATOMIZER // GENERAL IRRIGATION // The finest materials are used in its manufacture, and long lasting efficiancy // is assured for these and many other uses. Soft rubber safery tip included. // GEO. N. HEIN CO. SAN CARLOS, CALIF." printed on the back of the box
"CLEANABLE" printed on the top and bottom of the box
'PRESS HERE" printed on the tip of the bulb
"HEIN - 67 // PAT 2072366 // SAN CARLOS, CAL // GEO. N. HEIN" embossed on the nozzle
Permanent Location
(a-d) Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
(e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
The box is delicate, especially on the flaps; the syringe itself is fine.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller. Co., 1956, p. 72 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Very similar to a syringe that appears in a 1956 Mueller catalogue, only the syringe in the catalogue has adaptable tips, so this is probably earlier.
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fountain syringe box

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Dates
1889
circa 1889
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004027001 a-b
Description
The wooden box from an Alpha Fountain Number 4 Syringe, consisting of the base (a) and the top (b); both the base and top have product information printed on paper glued to the wood.
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Accession Number
004027001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
The wooden box from an Alpha Fountain Number 4 Syringe, consisting of the base (a) and the top (b); both the base and top have product information printed on paper glued to the wood.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 27.8 cm x Width 15.6 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
b - top - Size: Length 27.9 cm x Width 15.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Maker
Parker Stearns & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1889
circa 1889
Date Remarks
Patented in 1889.
Material
wood: brown
paper: white
Inscriptions
"ALPHA // Fountain No. 4 Syringe. // A NEW and SIMPLE INVENTION of GREAT MERIT. // With Improved Self-Closing Neck, All Hard Rubber Pipes." and other product information printed on the inside of the lid
"A FEW FACTS" and other information printed on the bottom of the inside of the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
The box is worn and dirty; the paper is fated, foxed, and torn in areas; the box and lid should be attached, the hinges have come undone.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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