2006.466.1: Skeletal Model, Right Hand, 1970-1985

Additional Images

2006.466.1: Skeletal Model, Right Hand.
Image No. 1516 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Skeletal model of a right hand and wrist slotted into base stand. 'Tandearil®' and 'Geigy' printed on surface of base [Tandearil® was an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis and bursitis marketed by Ciba-Geigy, withdrawn from International market July 1985].

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.466.1
Collection: Anatomy & Pathology
Date: 1970-1985

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 23 cm
  • Height: 8 cm
  • Width: 9.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Skeletal hand and wrist model
  • b) Black base

Object Materials

  • plastic

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Ciba-Geigy Ltd.
  • 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 and moved to Tsawwassen.