2006.149.1: Catheter, 1901-1950

Additional Images

2006.149.1: Catheter.
Image No. 3929 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Plain male double current catheter, with divided channel and solid rounded tip with two oval eyelets [one each side].

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.149.1
Collection: Urology
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 29.8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Harold Dyer
  • History of Use: Instruments used by Dr Harold Dyer [1875-1963] born in England, he completed his medical training [M.R.C.S. & L.R.C.P.] in London in 1898 and a fellowship [F.R.C.S] in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1904. Dr Dyer served in the Boer War between 1900-1902 and in WWI 1915-1918. He emigrated to Canada in 1905 and became health officer for the Municipal District of North Vancouver and became Coroner in 1923 until he retired in 1961.