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aesthesiometer

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Vision Tests
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart in French, plus plastic pa…
Accession Number
994006014 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Vision Tests
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Vision
Vision Tests -- instrumentation
Vision Tests
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Description
"Cochet & Bonnet" aesthesiometer in original dark green hinged box with brass closures and emerald green velvet fittings inside for aesthesiometer; metal piece, clear plastic tube for filament storage, original instruction sheet and instructions to change filaments, chart in French, plus plastic package to hold 3 supporting screws and a small package of silica gel.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 25.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - aesthesiometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Depth 2.1 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
c - metal piece - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
d - filament tube - Size: Length 20.1 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 23.6 cm. x Width 15.1 cm.
f - chart - Size: Length 12.3 cm. x Width 5.2 cm.
g-h - blue paper - Size: Length 27.3 cm. x Width 21.2 cm.
i - extra screw pkg. - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Width 5.6 cm.
j - silica gel - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm.
Provenance
Used in Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Ophthalmology.
Maker
Luneau & Coffignon
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
metal: black; white; yellow
plastic: clear
paper: white; black; blue
wood: green
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"LUNEAU & COFFIGNON // OPHTHALMOLOGIE // 3, RUE D'EDIMBOURG - PARIS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-7
Research Facts
Used to measure corneal sensitivity.
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battery operated lamp

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted with metal cap; original instructions included.
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Accession Number
993004136 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
MM= Lamp
Ophthalmology
Vision
Description
Hand-held "pocket" metal examining throat flashlight is battery operated and contains original light bulb; batteries fit into handle, then angled head holds screw in bulb which is fitted with metal cap; original instructions included.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - handle - Size:
b - head - Size:
c - cap - Size:
d - instruction sheet - Size:
e - Christmas tag - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on clip: "LUMI-SCOPE // PAT. NO. 2312305; light bulb: "222"; handwritten Christmas tag states: "Greetings: Management and / Staff / Fullerton Drug Store"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; # 2: no damage; #3: documentary pieces that accompany lamp are missing.
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Beaver surgical eye blade

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Accession Number
004029018
Description
A Beaver surgical eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
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Accession Number
004029018
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
A Beaver surgical eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Beaver
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: blue
cellophane: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the case: "Beaver // EYE BLADE // STERILE // LOT NO. 08167 // PRODUCT IDENT. NO. // 5220 // 52M // STAINLESS STEEL // AUTOCLAVABLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J. F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 306
Research Facts
The blade would attach to a separate handle.
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
Accession Number
997002181
Accession Number
997002181
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Visual Aids
Classification
Eyeglasses
Vision
Visual Aids
Corrective eyeglasses
Optometry
MeSH Heading
Spectacles
Lenses
Vision
Visual Aids
Optometry
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Copy Type
Original
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Blank's Patent Triple Strap Rimless Reading Glass

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Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teard…
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Accession Number
997001339 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Optometry
Vision
Visual Aids
Magnifying glass
MeSH Heading
Vision
Optometry
Magnifying glass
Description
A monocular magnifying or reading glass (a) in a leather case (b); the reading glass consists of a round piece of glass with slightly convex curves on both sides and thin, flat outer edges; one side has an attached metal handle made of heavy solid cylindrical wire; the handle has an elongated teardrop shape and is open in the centre; it is attached on the glass with three small metal bars on both sides and a screw that goes through the glass; the reading glass is stored in a leather case (b); this case is teardrop-shaped and has a flap on one side that shuts with a snap and allows the glass to be put in securely and taken out.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - reading glass - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - leather case (closed) - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Blanks
Dates
1901
1920
circa 1901-1920
Date Remarks
Patented October 1901
Material
metal: silver; grey
glass: clear
leather: dark brown; black
Inscriptions
(a) The handle has, "PAT OCT // 1901" stamped into it where it attaches to the glass; (b) the inside flap of the case has, "BLANK'S PATENT TRIPLE STRAP // RIMLESS READING GLASS" in gold lettering.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-12
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass shows minor wear only; there are no deep scratches, chips or breaks; the metal shows only minor wear and no corrosion is visible; (b) the leather shows a fair amount of wear--especially at the outer edges; the flap is torn in half at the middle and is prone to further damage; #2: leather is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #21; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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Bon-Opto for the Eyes

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is …
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Accession Number
996001024 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Pharmacy
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, Ophthalmology
Vision
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- eye solutions -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Vision
Description
(a) Empty short square clear glass bottle with flat sides and flattened corners; the bottom of the bottle is closed, flat and slightly convex; the top of the bottle is round and open and has a cylindrical neck and rounded lip; the front and back panels of the bottle have embossed letters; there is also a small metal eye cup (b), which is a small oval bowl-like piece with an open top that has higher right and left edges; the cup tapers somewhat to a closed flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Height 7.9 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - eye cup - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the bottle reads, "BON-OPTO // FOR // THE EYES" in raised letters; the back of the bottle has "BON-OPTO" in raised letters within an outline of the eye cup; (b) the front of the eye cup has raised letters in the metal which read, "BON-OPTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row C
Condition Remarks
(a) The glass is complete with no chips or cracks; the interior of the bottle has minor residue; the upper corner of the outside front has a small rust stain on it; (b) the metal shows minor wear only with no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Bon-Opto active drug ingredients: chloretone, zinc sulphate, sodium chloride, boric acid, menthe poivre, camphre de menthe.
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001362
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the…
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Accession Number
997001362
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a straight length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "7 // 8" stamped into the metal, one at each end.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.361 and 997.001.363-.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4205)
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001363
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to …
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Accession Number
997001363
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached ovals with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "5 // 6" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.9 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; the metal has been bent several times and is no longer straight; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.362 and 997.001.364; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4204)
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Bowman lachrymal probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
997001364
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached t…
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Accession Number
997001364
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- lacrimal
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Bowman lachrymal probe, which consists of a slightly bent length of solid cylindrical metal with rounded tips at both ends; the centre of the instrument has an attached thumb grip; this is a flat piece of metal shaped into two attached circles with tapered outer points; the thumb grip is attached to the centre of one side of the probe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F. X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Meyrowitz
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
sterling silver: silver
Inscriptions
The outer edge of the thumb grip has the numbers "3 // 4" stamped into the metal, one at each end as well as the words, "STERLING // MEYROWITZ" stamped into the metal at the centre, between the numbers
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal was tarnished; one end of the probe has visible dark staining; metal shows only minor scratches; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #709; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; arrived in and stored in a canvas pouch (not catalogued) with 997.001.351-.363; "Eye Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, (n.d.), p. 89 (item E-4203)
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Bowman's eye speculum

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Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1969.108.1
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
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Accession Number
1969.108.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Description
Eye speculum, consksting of a Y-shaped piece connected to a spring-like mechanism at one end and each arm of the Y connected to an arm ending in a curved retractor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1880
1915
circa 1880-1915
Material
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Most similar to Mayer & Meltzer, 1880, p. 51 (item #162); very similar to Tiemann, 1889, p. 152 (item #1856) and Kny-Scheerer, 1915, p. 3036 (item #C/-2577)
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