2005.17.1: Scales, baby, 1931-1980

Additional Images

2005.17.1: Scales, baby.
Image No. 3746 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Baby scales consisting of a painted wooden base, steel frame and wicker basket and two 1½ lb weights. The basket is attached to the frame with two screws. Weighting maximum is 10lbs 16 oz.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2005.17.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1931-1980

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 49 cm
  • Width: 69 cm
  • Depth: 39 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Scales and basket
  • b) Weight with hanging hook
  • c) Weight

Object Materials

  • chrome,
  • metal,
  • natural fiber,
  • paint,
  • steel,
  • wood,
  • cast iron,
  • organic material

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Continental Scale Works
  • History of Use: Object donated from GP practice established by Dr. Welwood Wilson and Dr.Geo Wilson in 1920's. The donor joined the practice with Drs. Wilson, Dr. McKenzie and Dr. McEwans in 1953.