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Adam Politzer [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11926
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050369
Description
Picture of Adam Politzer.
  2 images  
Accession Number
002050369
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Picture of Adam Politzer.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-2 Box #Portraits 4D Q-R
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Prev. # L112e / 66171; CD #UHN
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Albert Powell Newton [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11873
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
AMP395 / L461
Description
Photo of Albert Powell Newton.
Accession Number
AMP395 / L461
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Photo of Albert Powell Newton.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-2 Box #Portraits 4D Q-R
Copy Type
Original
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American Medical Association House of Delegates, Atlantic City, June 1935 [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9176
Dates
Jun-35
June 1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
L704
Description
A group photograph taken at the American Medical Association House of Delegates, Atlantic City, June 1935.
Accession Number
L704
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- pictorial works
Description
A group photograph taken at the American Medical Association House of Delegates, Atlantic City, June 1935.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. Primrose.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
Jun-35
June 1935
Dimension Notes
Length 91.4 cm x Width 25.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. #AMP220
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Andreas Vesalius [matted print]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12183
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997001607 a-b
Description
An original monotone matted (a) print portrait of Andreas Vesalius; paper print is attached to paper (b) matboard; drawing is in the engraved style depicting subject seated and dressed in period attire and without background.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997001607 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
An original monotone matted (a) print portrait of Andreas Vesalius; paper print is attached to paper (b) matboard; drawing is in the engraved style depicting subject seated and dressed in period attire and without background.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - print - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 18.1 cm
b - matboard - Size: Length 25.6 cm x Width 19.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "Ch. Onghena, Sc. Gand. // And. Vesalius. // QUADRICENTENNIAL OF THE BIRTH OF VESALIUS // THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 24
Condition Remarks
Faded photo and backing paper.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Website: Wikipedia; Document; CD #1
Research Facts
Andreas Vesalius (1514 - 1564) was an anatomist, physician and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy: De humani corporis fabrica (On the Workings of the Human Body). Vesalius is often referred to as the founder of modern human anatomy.
In the 1950 – 60s this portrait collection was compiled by Dr. Thomas Gibson, and later by Dr. Etherington, from old publications to create a historical medical gallery of pioneers of modern medical sciences for teaching medical students at Queen’s University, Kingston. Many of these prints do not indicate the date of the publication or source. Original prints are heavily glued to thick paper backing. Prints were framed at Kirkpatrick’s Art & Flower Store in Kingston, Ontario, as noted on the blue paper labels on the reverse.
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At Dr. Locke's Clinic [photograph postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2527
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001490
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard, black-and-white, unused, of Dr. Locke's Clinic; a small circular open space is where Dr. Locke, with his wheeled chair, goes from one patient to the next, they divided so they radiate outward from the centre, divided by metal pipe railings; message handwritten.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001490
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Rehabilitation
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard, black-and-white, unused, of Dr. Locke's Clinic; a small circular open space is where Dr. Locke, with his wheeled chair, goes from one patient to the next, they divided so they radiate outward from the centre, divided by metal pipe railings; message handwritten.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: black; white
Inscriptions
Front: "AT Dr. LOCKE'S CLINIC."; back: "POST CARD // MADE IN CANADA // CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS // PLACE // STAMP // HERE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Lines and indented scratches all across picture; right top corner slightly bent, as are the bottom left and right; glossy finish has deteriorated around the edges and top right corner; back has minor discolouration around the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Research Facts
Jonathan Walford's Blog; "Doctor M.W. Locke and the Williamsburg Scene" by J. Smyth Carter, 1933; "The Canadian Magazine", Feb. 1933: "Dr. Locke - Patients Sing Praises - Medical Interests Scoff"
Publications
Dr. Mahlon W. Locke (1880-1942) born in, Dixon's Corners Ontario. Started high school at 12; great grandfather was John McIntosh, discoverer of the McIntosh Red Apple tree. In 1901 he enrolled at Queens College of Medicine, graduating in 1905. In 1907 he decided to undertake postgraduate training in Scotland, spending time at both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Opened his medical practice in Williamsburg June 1, 1908; married Miss Blanche McGruer and had 4 children.
On his return to Williamsburg, he treated the village blacksmith who was crippled with arthritis and was almost unable to work. After many sessions of Dr Locke’s foot manipulations, he regained much of his mobility and was able to return to his work. This seems to be the first recorded treatment and the one which would set the scene for Locke’s future reputation.
Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches caused arthritis and other ills; he put the arches back in place by manual manipulation of their feet, relieving pressure on the posterior tibial nerve. Dr Locke’s fee was one dollar which included two sessions daily; everybody paid the same, whether millionaire or pauper. Those who were unable to pay were treated free. His one dollar per visit treatments included advice on taking exercise, wearing properly fitted shoes with orthotic supports, and prescriptions for associated ailments, such as hypothyroidism.
Around 1925 interest in his foot treatment grew rapidly with patients from all over North America, and some from Europe. By 1932 Dr Locke was giving over 2000 treatments daily. During the Depression years this enormous influx brought significant prosperity to the region. Large numbers of his patients claimed to be cured or relieved by this method and his reputation spread throughout North America and overseas.
In 1940 the top selling brand of health-footwear was ‘Lockewedge’, designed & approved by Dr. M.W. Locke as he felt ill-fitting shoes contributed to foot pains. This orthopedic shoe was made by The Perth Shoe Company in Canada.
Films of him working show that the manipulative procedure was rapid, lasting between 5 -7 seconds. Sometimes he would also manipulate the hands. On and on he would go, round and round in his swivel chair from foot to foot and hand to hand, having a break every few hours for a rest (or drink).
Dr Locke died February 6, 1942 from pneumonia. His brother-in law J. Alex Mc Gruer, a Chiropractor, carried on the practice, but it did not work out and it came to an end. The magic of Dr Locke was gone. Dr. Locke himself was largely forgotten, although he is remembered by some in the medical community as a pioneer in the field of reflexology.
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At the "Circle" platform in foreground where Dr. Locke works [photograph postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2532
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001495
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (unused), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, and a crowd of people coming to fill it up; houses / buildings in the background; message handwritten in white on photograph.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001495
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Rehabilitation
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (unused), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, and a crowd of people coming to fill it up; houses / buildings in the background; message handwritten in white on photograph.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: black; white; grey
Inscriptions
Front: "AT THE "CIRCLE" - PLATFORM IN FOREGROUND WHERE // Dr. LOCKE WORKS. COPYRIGHT"; back: "Post Card // PRINTED IN BELGIUM // CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some deterioration of the glossy finish, and small dot indentations are all over the picture; back is age / sun discoloured and edges are stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Jonathan Walford's Blog; "Doctor M.W. Locke and the Williamsburg Scene" by J. Smyth Carter, 1933; "The Canadian Magazine", Feb. 1933: "Dr. Locke - Patients Sing Praises - Medical Interests Scoff"
Research Facts
Dr. Mahlon W. Locke (1880-1942) born in, Dixon's Corners Ontario. Started high school at 12; great grandfather was John McIntosh, discoverer of the McIntosh Red Apple tree. In 1901 he enrolled at Queens College of Medicine, graduating in 1905. In 1907 he decided to undertake postgraduate training in Scotland, spending time at both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Opened his medical practice in Williamsburg June 1, 1908; married Miss Blanche McGruer and had 4 children.
On his return to Williamsburg, he treated the village blacksmith who was crippled with arthritis and was almost unable to work. After many sessions of Dr Locke’s foot manipulations, he regained much of his mobility and was able to return to his work. This seems to be the first recorded treatment and the one which would set the scene for Locke’s future reputation.
Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches caused arthritis and other ills; he put the arches back in place by manual manipulation of their feet, relieving pressure on the posterior tibial nerve. Dr Locke’s fee was one dollar which included two sessions daily; everybody paid the same, whether millionaire or pauper. Those who were unable to pay were treated free. His one dollar per visit treatments included advice on taking exercise, wearing properly fitted shoes with orthotic supports, and prescriptions for associated ailments, such as hypothyroidism.
Around 1925 interest in his foot treatment grew rapidly with patients from all over North America, and some from Europe. By 1932 Dr Locke was giving over 2000 treatments daily. During the Depression years this enormous influx brought significant prosperity to the region. Large numbers of his patients claimed to be cured or relieved by this method and his reputation spread throughout North America and overseas.
In 1940 the top selling brand of health-footwear was ‘Lockewedge’, designed & approved by Dr. M.W. Locke as he felt ill-fitting shoes contributed to foot pains. This orthopedic shoe was made by The Perth Shoe Company in Canada.
Films of him working show that the manipulative procedure was rapid, lasting between 5 -7 seconds. Sometimes he would also manipulate the hands. On and on he would go, round and round in his swivel chair from foot to foot and hand to hand, having a break every few hours for a rest (or drink).
Dr Locke died February 6, 1942 from pneumonia. His brother-in law J. Alex Mc Gruer, a Chiropractor, carried on the practice, but it did not work out and it came to an end. The magic of Dr Locke was gone. Dr. Locke himself was largely forgotten, although he is remembered by some in the medical community as a pioneer in the field of reflexology.
Images
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Beneath the canopy at Dr. Locke Clinic Williamsburg [photograph postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2534
Dates
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996001497
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (used), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, shaded by a canopy, with a large number of patients waiting to be treated; message handwritten in white on the photograph; 2 cent stamp
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001497
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Rehabilitation
Description
Cardboard glossy picture postcard (used), showing the "circle" where Dr. Locke worked, shaded by a canopy, with a large number of patients waiting to be treated; message handwritten in white on the photograph; 2 cent stamp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: black; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "BENEATH THE // CANOPY AT Dr. LOCKE // CLINIC WILLIAMSBURG // COPYRIGHT ONT // 1933"; back: "Mrs. Newton Hunt [?] // 378 W Fourth St. // Elmira N.Y. // U.S.A. // Wed morning // A small view [?] // of clinic am // waiting for Geo' [?] // to take treatment // Love // Mrs. Baltz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Glossy finish is slightly deteriorated around the edges; back: stained along top, and age / sun discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Jonathan Walford's Blog; "Doctor M.W. Locke and the Williamsburg Scene" by J. Smyth Carter, 1933; "The Canadian Magazine", Feb. 1933: "Dr. Locke - Patients Sing Praises - Medical Interests Scoff"
Research Facts
Dr. Mahlon W. Locke (1880-1942) born in, Dixon's Corners Ontario. Started high school at 12; great grandfather was John McIntosh, discoverer of the McIntosh Red Apple tree. In 1901 he enrolled at Queens College of Medicine, graduating in 1905. In 1907 he decided to undertake postgraduate training in Scotland, spending time at both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Opened his medical practice in Williamsburg June 1, 1908; married Miss Blanche McGruer and had 4 children.
On his return to Williamsburg, he treated the village blacksmith who was crippled with arthritis and was almost unable to work. After many sessions of Dr Locke’s foot manipulations, he regained much of his mobility and was able to return to his work. This seems to be the first recorded treatment and the one which would set the scene for Locke’s future reputation.
Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches caused arthritis and other ills; he put the arches back in place by manual manipulation of their feet, relieving pressure on the posterior tibial nerve. Dr Locke’s fee was one dollar which included two sessions daily; everybody paid the same, whether millionaire or pauper. Those who were unable to pay were treated free. His one dollar per visit treatments included advice on taking exercise, wearing properly fitted shoes with orthotic supports, and prescriptions for associated ailments, such as hypothyroidism.
Around 1925 interest in his foot treatment grew rapidly with patients from all over North America, and some from Europe. By 1932 Dr Locke was giving over 2000 treatments daily. During the Depression years this enormous influx brought significant prosperity to the region. Large numbers of his patients claimed to be cured or relieved by this method and his reputation spread throughout North America and overseas.
In 1940 the top selling brand of health-footwear was ‘Lockewedge’, designed & approved by Dr. M.W. Locke as he felt ill-fitting shoes contributed to foot pains. This orthopedic shoe was made by The Perth Shoe Company in Canada.
Films of him working show that the manipulative procedure was rapid, lasting between 5 -7 seconds. Sometimes he would also manipulate the hands. On and on he would go, round and round in his swivel chair from foot to foot and hand to hand, having a break every few hours for a rest (or drink).
Dr Locke died February 6, 1942 from pneumonia. His brother-in law J. Alex Mc Gruer, a Chiropractor, carried on the practice, but it did not work out and it came to an end. The magic of Dr Locke was gone. Dr. Locke himself was largely forgotten, although he is remembered by some in the medical community as a pioneer in the field of reflexology.
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British Medical Association 65th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 1897 [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9168
Dates
1897
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050074
Description
A composite group portrait at a meeting of the British Medical Association in 1898.
Accession Number
002050074
Author
Wm. Notman & Son
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- pictorial works
Description
A composite group portrait at a meeting of the British Medical Association in 1898.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: from the library of I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Wm. Notman & Son
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Date of meeting
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1 Box D
Dimension Notes
Length 71.0 cm x Width 55.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. #AMP452; L652
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British Medical Association Centenary Dinner, July 28, 1932 [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9177
Dates
28-Jul-32
July 28, 1932
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
L705
Description
Group photographic portrait: interior view of Albert Hall with dinner guests at tables, taken at the British Medical Association Centenary Dinner in 1932; positive print, black and white, matte finish, in two sections mounted on hinged matte.
Accession Number
L705
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- pictorial works
Description
Group photographic portrait: interior view of Albert Hall with dinner guests at tables, taken at the British Medical Association Centenary Dinner in 1932; positive print, black and white, matte finish, in two sections mounted on hinged matte.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. Primrose.
Site Made (Country)
London
Dates
28-Jul-32
July 28, 1932
Dimension Notes
Length 94.0 cm x Width 28.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some dust damage; matte chipped on edges.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Date Accepted by the Academy of Medicine: 1937; the British Medical Association Centenary Dinner was held on July 28, 1932, in Royal Albert Hall, London; the guest of honour was H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; chairman was the Right Hon. Lord Dawson of Penn . . . P.R.C.P.
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Capt. Blair (Dental Surgeon) "Doing His 'Bit' " [cartoon drawing]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11794
Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
Accession Number
002050181
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously fold…
  2 images  
Accession Number
002050181
Author
F. G. Green
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Dental
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Dental
Military Medicine, Dental
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Dental Offices
Military Medicine -- ephemera
Description
Hand drawn cartoon style pen and ink print drawing depicting a WWI war zone dental office with everyone in military uniform; dentist is extracting tooth from patient in chair while four other men are waiting their turn and a sargent is admonishing them to wait; signage on the walls; previously folded into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
F. G. Green
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Date on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "CAPT. BLAIR (DENTAL SURGEON) // DOING HIS BIT // Somewhere-in -Belgium // - by a victim from the Royal CANADIAN DRAGOONS. F. G. GREEN // Belgium-1915"; handwritten on the front: "This one of my Dental // Officers, with [illeg.] from Winnipeg - This room is just up the // village shut from here - // Don't lose this please - / /J. T. F/."; sign on walls: "KEEP // QUIET! // THIS MEANS // YOU; DON'T // SLAM // THE DOOR; NO TALKING // NO WHISTLING // NO NOTHING; OUTSIDE!"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 1 a
Length
20.6 cm
Width
26.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper is very soiled around the edges and creased; on the back there are vertical creases indicating that it was folded in three, the edges are very darkened.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AMP1306
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