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Barker's spinal needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001383
Description
Barker's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit closely together; the cannula consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the end flares out, then in, then out again to form a thumb and finger grip with a flat outer edge…
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Accession Number
997001383
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Spinal Punctures
Needles
Description
Barker's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit closely together; the cannula consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the end flares out, then in, then out again to form a thumb and finger grip with a flat outer edge and a hole through the centre; the bayonet fits snugly into the cannula; the bayonet consists of a length of solid cylindrical metal with a sharp, bevelled tip; the end of the bayonet has a solid, round piece of metal attached perpendicularly, which acts as a thumb push; the bayonet and cannula are stuck together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and some corrosion; the bayonet cannot be taken out of the cannula; no evidence of active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 118 (similar to item #4559) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.384-.388; CD #5
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Barker's spinal needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001384
Description
Barker's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit closely together; the cannula consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the end flares out, then in, then out again to form a thumb and finger grip with a flat outer edge…
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Accession Number
997001384
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Spinal Punctures
Needles
Description
Barker's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit closely together; the cannula consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the end flares out, then in, then out again to form a thumb and finger grip with a flat outer edge and a hole through the centre; the bayonet fits snugly into the cannula; the bayonet consists of a length of solid cylindrical metal with a sharp, bevelled tip; the end of the bayonet has a solid, round piece of metal attached perpendicularly, which acts as a thumb push; the bayonet and cannula are stuck together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and some corrosion; the bayonet cannot be taken out of the cannula; no evidence of active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 118 (similar to item #4559) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.383, 385-.388; CD #5
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Lichwitz's spinal needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001385 a-b
Description
Lichwitz's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit together; the cannula (a) consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the other end of the cannula flares out to a short, hollow rounded section wtih a round, open end; t…
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Accession Number
997001385 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Spinal Punctures
Needles
Description
Lichwitz's spinal needle, which consists of a cannula and bayonet that fit together; the cannula (a) consists of a narrow, hollow length of cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the other end of the cannula flares out to a short, hollow rounded section wtih a round, open end; there are two solid cylindrical finger grips, one each at the left and right sides; these grips have rounded outer edges; the bayonet (b) fits tightly into the cannula; the bayonet consists of a length of narrow, solid cylindrical metal with a sharp, bevelled tip; the other end of the bayonet has a solid, round piece of metal attached perpendicularly, which acts as a thumb push; the two parts lock together with a notch and slot at the ends.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - spinal needle cannula - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - spinal needle bayonet - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Peau's Am. Instr. Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The finger grips have the words, "GERMANY // H. PEAU // PEAU'S AM. INSTR. CO." stamped into the metal; (b) none.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear and minor loss of plating at the tip; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 118 (similar to items #4559 and #4562) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.383-384, .386-.388; CD #5
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