Research Collection Catalogue

adrenalin vaporizer; box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1985.6.2
Description
A glass "hourglass-shaped" container stoppered with a plastic-topped cork at one end and operated with a rubber bulb from the other end; box also contains instruction leaflet.
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Accession Number
1985.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Description
A glass "hourglass-shaped" container stoppered with a plastic-topped cork at one end and operated with a rubber bulb from the other end; box also contains instruction leaflet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Edna Beange, chairman, East York Health Unit, Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
plastic: black
cork: brown
cardboard: yellow
paper: white
ink: red; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Adrenalin is given by inhalation to heal the paroxysms of bronchial asthma.
Exhibit History
McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3.
Images
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.1
Description
A plastic amplifying unit with a metal clip for attachment to wearer's clothing; volume and tone controls at top; a fine cord connects to a plastic earpiece onto which a clear plastic mould is clipped.
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Accession Number
1985.7.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
A plastic amplifying unit with a metal clip for attachment to wearer's clothing; volume and tone controls at top; a fine cord connects to a plastic earpiece onto which a clear plastic mould is clipped.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
plastic: cream; pink; clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On amplifying unit: "Duratron".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Dimension Notes
Length 9.9 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Unit is cracked from pressure of metal clip, and in upper left-hand corner where owner has repaired it with sticky tape; #2: Rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
One of a set of hearing aids bought by the donor between the early 1930s and 1962; in 1962, she stopped using aids after an operation that replaced her inner ear tube with a teflon tube; the surgery was performed at the McGregor Clinic in Hamilton, Ontario.
Images
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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.2 a-b
Description
The unit has a gold-covered metal front, black plastic on the reverse side; battery compartment is hinged to open; volume and tone controls on top; two mounting clips on the metal side; comes in a case lined with velvet and satin and covered in leatherette textured to imitate crocodile skin.
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Accession Number
1985.7.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
The unit has a gold-covered metal front, black plastic on the reverse side; battery compartment is hinged to open; volume and tone controls on top; two mounting clips on the metal side; comes in a case lined with velvet and satin and covered in leatherette textured to imitate crocodile skin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
unit - Length 8.8 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
case - Length 12.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Audivox, Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
leatherette: brown
fabric: dark blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on satin lining of case cover is a gold crown with an "M" under it and under that is "MIEIONIC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.3 a-b
Description
Metal case for amplifying unit; attached cord and earpiece; one (?) card and one replacement card in a paper envelope; replacement washers and pieces used to attach the moulds to the earpiece; four clear plastic ear moulds; all contained in a leatherette case lined with velvet and satin.
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Accession Number
1985.7.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
Metal case for amplifying unit; attached cord and earpiece; one (?) card and one replacement card in a paper envelope; replacement washers and pieces used to attach the moulds to the earpiece; four clear plastic ear moulds; all contained in a leatherette case lined with velvet and satin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
unit - Length 5.1 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
case - Length 12.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Zenith
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
leatherette: black
fabric: black
paper: white; red
plastic: clear
metal: brown; silver
Inscriptions
Amplifying unit has: "Zenith Crusader the royalty of hearing."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1985.7.4 a-c
Description
A black plastic amplifying unit; one cord leads to the earpiece, the other divides into two for attachment to "A" and "B" batteries; volume and tone controls on top; included in a cardboard box is a leather case, possibly a battery carrier, and the instructions for use.
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Accession Number
1985.7.4 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Deafness
Description
A black plastic amplifying unit; one cord leads to the earpiece, the other divides into two for attachment to "A" and "B" batteries; volume and tone controls on top; included in a cardboard box is a leather case, possibly a battery carrier, and the instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
unit - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
case - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Joseph Dunbar of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Gen. Ear Phone Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver
leather: black
cardboard: maroon
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Condition Remarks
Leather case is extremely worn; hole 3 cm long on the side; #2: leather is in bad condition; #3: case is in bad shape; possible mould
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1985.8.1
Description
A wax model of a secondary carcinoma of the breast after treatment; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by maker; has a label identifying the model.
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Accession Number
1985.8.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Skin Diseases
Description
A wax model of a secondary carcinoma of the breast after treatment; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by maker; has a label identifying the model.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.; source: Professor N. Joy, Art as Applied to Medicine, University of Toronto.
Maker
Maria T. Wishart
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
wax: flesh
glass: clear
wood: black
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
On label: "Mrs. B.B. No. 287. Dept. of Surgery, U of T."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H2
Dimension Notes
Length 50.0 cm x Width 41.0 cm x Depth 17.4 cm (case)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
M. Wishart was trained under Max Broedell at Johns Hopkins; the model was made for the Art Service, Faculty of Medicine, U of T.
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Blastomycosis with primary and secondary lesions [moulage]

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1985.8.13
Description
A wax model of the right foot and leg below the knee showing blastomycosis with primary and secondary lesions below the knee and on the outer foot; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; paper label affixed; signed by maker.
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Accession Number
1985.8.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Skin Diseases
Description
A wax model of the right foot and leg below the knee showing blastomycosis with primary and secondary lesions below the knee and on the outer foot; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; paper label affixed; signed by maker.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.; source: Professor N. Joy, Art as Applied to Medicine, University of Toronto.
Maker
M. Wishart
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Material
wax: flesh; red
wood: black
glass: clear
fabric: white
paper: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Dimension Notes
Length 50.0 cm x Width 28.7 cm x Depth 21.8 cm (case)
Condition Remarks
Case is sealed but there appears to be mildew on the upper surface of the wooden base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Made for the Dept. of Surgery, U of T; M. Wishart was trained under Max Broedell at Johns Hopkins; the model was made for the Art Service, Faculty of Medicine, U of T.
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Syphilitic ulcer [moulage]

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1985.8.14
Description
A wax model of a leg showing a syphilitic ulcer; glass cover; signed by maker.
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Accession Number
1985.8.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Skin Diseases
Syphilis
Description
A wax model of a leg showing a syphilitic ulcer; glass cover; signed by maker.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.; source: Professor N. Joy, Art as Applied to Medicine, University of Toronto.
Maker
D. I. Foster
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Material
wax: flesh; red
wood: black
glass: clear
fabric: white
paper: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Dimension Notes
Length 44.7 cm x Width 25.7 cm x Depth 14.3 cm (case)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 1985.8.1; CD #UHN
Research Facts
The model was made for the Dept. of Surgery, Toronto General Hospital.; identified as Mrs. M.K.
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Varicose ulcers [moulage]

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1985.8.2
Description
A wax model of the right leg below the knee showing varicose ulcers; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by maker; has a label identifying the model.
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Accession Number
1985.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Skin Diseases
Description
A wax model of the right leg below the knee showing varicose ulcers; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by maker; has a label identifying the model.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Professor N. Joy, Art as Applied to Medicine, University of Toronto.
Maker
Maria T. Wishart and D. I. Foster
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Printed on label
Material
wax: flesh; red
glass: clear
wood: black
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
On label: "Mr. S. S. for Dr. W. E. Gallie, Dept. of Surgery"; signed "Wishart and Foster '34"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H3
Length
57.5 cm
Width
29.0 cm
Depth
23.0 cm (case)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 1985.8.1 and 1982.18
Research Facts
M. Wishart was trained under Max Broedell at Johns Hopkins; the model was made for the Art Service, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
Exhibit History
May 2006: "Medical Art Through the Ages: The History of Anatomical Teaching Models."
On exhibit: "Medical Art throughout the Ages: Moulages," Kingston Museum of Health Care, Sept. 2007
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Chronic osteoarthritis of the knee [moulage]

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Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1985.8.3
Description
A wax model showing chronic osteoarthritis of the knee; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by makers; has a label identifying the model.
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Accession Number
1985.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Arthritis
Description
A wax model showing chronic osteoarthritis of the knee; in a glass case mounted on a wooden base; signed by makers; has a label identifying the model.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.; source: Professor N. Joy, Art as Applied to Medicine, University of Toronto.
Maker
Maria T. Wishart and D.I. Foster
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
As signed by the makers.
Material
wax: flesh
glass: clear
wood: black
fabric: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
On label: "Mr. R.H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-H2
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 19.5 cm (case)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
M. Wishart was trained under Max Broedell at Johns Hopkins; the model was made for the Art Service, Faculty of Medicine, U of T.
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