2006.461.1: Manometer, 1931-1960

Additional Images

2006.461.1: Manometer.
Image No. 4003 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Pocket type manometer with non-spilling mercury reservoir. The straight mercury tube is graduated from 0 to 270mm. The manometer is part of a sphygmomanometer where the manometer would have been fixed to a folding stand.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.461.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1931-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 31 cm
  • Width: 4.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Becton, Dickinson & Co.
  • Owner: Dr. William Edward French
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Bill French [1920-1992] who was a general surgeon at the Burris Clinic, Kamloops British Columbia circa 1952 to 1972. In 1972 he joined the Workers Compensation Board in Vancouver.