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Admiral hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1903
circa 1903
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out a…
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Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out at the left and right sides; a plunger (b) fits into the syringe; the plunger is made of a solid cylindrical shaft with a rounded plug at one end that fits snugly into the syringe barrel; the other end of the shaft has threading which allows the attachment of a thumb-push piece (c); this piece is round and flat and has a threaded area on the bottom; the plunger end of the barrel has a rounded metal cap (d) which has a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the plunger shaft slides through it; the tip end of the barrel also has a rounded metal cap (e), with a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the syringe tip goes through the centre of the cap; there is also a rounded syringe tip cap (f); this cap is rounded and hollow with a flat closed top and an open round bottom that has threading on its inner edges; a needle (g) will also fit onto and over the syringe tip; the needle has a hollow rounded open base with threading on its inner edges; the other end tapers to a hollow cylindrical metal needle that has a sharp open bevelled tip; all pieces of the kit are stored in a metal case (h); the case is square with a rectangular piece at the right side; the case has a lid hinged onto a bottom; both pieces have 7 outwardly-rounded sections molded into the metal; there are two needle-holder clasps attached to the top right; the bottom left has 7 flat rounded strips of metal at the left side; these hold the case contents snugly in place in the case; the back hinge has a small spring which lifts the lid when the front clasp is pushed in
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - thumb-push - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
d - barrel and cap - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
e - barrel tip end cap - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
f - syringe tip end cap - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
g - syringe needle - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - case (closed) - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1903
circa 1903
Date Remarks
Patented in March, 1903
Material
metal: silver
German silver: silver
Inscriptions
(b) Increment lines and the numbers "25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5" are stamped into the plunger shaft; (c) the words, "PATENTED // MARCH 1903" are stamped into the top of the thumb-push piece; (h) the top of the case has the word, "Admiral" stamped into the metal; the bottom of the case has the words, "GERMAN SILVER // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J." stamped into the metal; the inside piece has "PAT. PENDING" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
The metal parts show minor wear and staining; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #76; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by The George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 172 (item P9445) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Agla hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and wires for cleaning; original instructions
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Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has
two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and
wires for cleaning; original instructions
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
b - box top - Size: Length 15.2 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
c - paper instructions - Size: Length 14.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
d - syringe - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
e - needle - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
f - sheath - Size: Length 3.1 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
g - needle - Size: Length 11.2 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
h - sheath - Size: Length 3.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: burgundy
paper: yellow; tan
metal: silver
glass: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on box top: THE 'AGLA' // (Trade Mark) // HYPODERMIC SYRINGE IN SPIRIT
TIGHT CONTAINER // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION
LTD.) // Associated Houses: // NEW YORK / MONTREAL / SYDNEY / CAPE TOWN / MILAN /
BOMBAY // SHANGHAI / BURNOS AIRES
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: inside box had leakage; # 2: no damage; #3: slightly dusty; paper yellowing slightly; no corrosion on metal pieces; on one short side of the lid, the paper was torn in an area 0.5 cm x 0.8 cm; there was a dark stain underneath and to the left of this, 0.5 cm x 0.3 cm, and three smaller black marks on the top surface of the lid.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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animal vaccine injector kit

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001275 a-g
Description
Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a ho…
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Accession Number
000001275 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccines
Veterinary Drugs
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Vaccination
MM= Drugs -- vaccines -- container
MM= Injections -- accessories
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a hole cut in the barrel for that purpose; (d) a metal tube that serves as a cap for the needle, (e) a cylindrical plastic vial, stopped with a cork and wrapped in a paper label with one pellet inside, (f) a paper notice, and (g) an instruction leaflet; box is lined with crumpled tissue paper that has not been given an accession number.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
c - syringe - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
d - cap - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
f - notice - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.1 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 10.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cork: brown
paper: white; beige; black; blue
metal: silver
cardboard: brown; grey
plastic: translucent yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom: "MADE IN U.S.A. [stamped]"; (b) left side: "Animal Vaccine // INJECTOR // Syringe No. 17 // C779206 [stamped] // PARKE DAVIS & CO [engraved]"; (e) "BLACKLEG VACCINE // SINGLE Dose: 1 Oid. // Use // before June 1935 // C691502 // PARKE, DAVIS & Co."; (f) "NOTICE // When the syringe was packed it was examined and // found to be in perfect order, and should reach you // in that condition. We cannot, therefore, hold our- // selves resposible for any injury which may occur // to the instrument after its receipt. We do not // accept any syringe for credit or exchange after it // has been used. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Ltd."; (g) "How to Use the Animal // Vaccine Injector // [text follows] // TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTION // [text follws] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Water mark on box bottom and bottom edge of box top; corners of box top scuffed, dented; no corrosion on syringe or cap; paper label on vial yellowing; vial lip broken, with a piece missing; cork still fits securely; paper leaflets are yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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antitoxin syringe

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Dates
1900
1929
1900-1929
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010020388 a-e
Description
Antitoxin syringe in case with Luer Lok needles; silver metal oval case (a) with locking clasp closure; manufacturing information engraved on top; metal inserts inside to hold syringe; silver metal syringe (b) consists of central hollow cylindrical barrel with oval openings at sides, covered with c…
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Accession Number
010020388 a-e
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Drug Therapy
Antitoxins
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Antitoxin syringe in case with Luer Lok needles; silver metal oval case (a) with locking clasp closure; manufacturing information engraved on top; metal inserts inside to hold syringe; silver metal syringe (b) consists of central hollow cylindrical barrel with oval openings at sides, covered with clear glass; cylindrical plunger with grey rubber tip inside barrel; end tapers to small hole; top of barrel has two finger grips coming out at sides; round hollow circle at top acts as thumb grip to push plunger into barrel; needle (c) with round end covered in black rubber; needle (d) with round end; holder without needle (e) with black rubber end
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - needle - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
d - needle - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - end - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
H. K. Mulford Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1929
1900-1929
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black, grey
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on case: "IMPROVED ANTITOXIN SYRINGE // H. K. MULFORD COMPANY, // PHILADELPHIA. CHICAGO."; engraved on side: "PAT APLDFOR"; (b) engraved on syringe: "H. K. MULFORD Co. // PHILA. CHICAGO"; (d) engraved on side: "27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Metal tarnished on case (a) and syringe (b); rubber deteriorating inside syringe, on needle (c) and end (e)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. (similar to model #B/-9347); "History of Drug Containers and their Labels", George Griffenhagen et al., 1999, p. 88
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the H. K. Mulford Co. was established in Philadelphia in 1891, and was taken over by Sharpe & Dohme in 1929
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aseptic syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001124 a-c
Description
Aseptic syringe, which consists of three parts that fit together; the syringe barrel (a) consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a tapered tip on one end that has a small round opening with threading on its inner edges; the other end of the barrel is round and open and has threading on its…
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Accession Number
997001124 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Aseptic syringe, which consists of three parts that fit together; the syringe barrel (a) consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a tapered tip on one end that has a small round opening with threading on its inner edges; the other end of the barrel is round and open and has threading on its outer edges; a plunger (b) fits snugly into the barrel; the plunger consists of a solid cylindrical metal bar with a round metal plug with a leather washer at the tip; the other end of the plunger has a round thumb grip piece; a round cap with a hole in the centre slides up and down the plunger bar; the inside edges of the cap are threaded to allow it to fit over and onto the end of the barrel; a tip piece (c) fits onto the tip of the barrel; the tip consists of a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with a slightly bulbous tip with an open round opening; the other end of the tip is threaded on its outer edges and fits into the end of the barrel; this end has three small opening holes
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Diam.2.5 cm
c - syringe tip - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion or staining is visible; the leather is brittle, but complete
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #192; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 121 (similar to item 4730-34) (see attached photocopy); also see 997.001.117 and .118; CD #3
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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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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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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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