2011.6.1: Dilators, Set, 1961-1998

Additional Images

2011.6.1: Dilators, Set.
Image No. 3083 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Set of 6 uterine dilators of solid metal construction, double ended, in lidded case. Sizes in American scale 9/10 to 19/20mm. 'Hank's Dilators' in gold print on case lid. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2011.6.1
Collection: Gynaecology/Obstetrics/Contraception
Date: 1961-1998

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 27.3 cm
  • Height: 3.5 cm
  • Width: 9.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Hinged lidded case
  • b) Dilator 9/10mm
  • c) Dilator 11/12mm
  • d) Dilator 13/14mm
  • e) Dilator 15/16mm
  • f) Dilator 17/18mm
  • g) Dilator 19/20mm

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • nickel plate,
  • steel,
  • textile,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Edwin Stockdale