993.112.1: Catheter Set, c. 1900

Additional Images

993.112.1: Catheter Set. Set of 'Professor Lister's Catheters' in case
Image No. 2687 Set of 'Professor Lister's Catheters' in case; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Set of 'Professor Lister's Catheters' in case. 7x solid end catheters; 6 with oval eye on one side size nos. 1, 2, 10, 11, 12, prostatic no.9 and 2 with oval eye on both sides [no sizes], 4 with guides. Stoppered bottle containing liquid [lubricant?]. 'Professor Lister's Catheters' printed in gold lettering on inner lid surface. Incomplete 6 catheters missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.112.1
Collection: Urology
Date: c. 1900

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 36 cm
  • Height: 3.3 cm
  • Depth: 13.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Lined case base with front catch and side hooks
  • b) Lined case lid with name plate
  • c) Catheter size 1
  • d) Catheter size 2
  • e) Catheter size 11
  • f) Catheter size 10 with guide
  • g) Catheter size 12 with guide
  • h) Prostatic catheter size 9 with guide
  • i) Catheter
  • j) Stoppered bottle containing liquid

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • glass,
  • leather,
  • liquid-unknown,
  • silk,
  • silver,
  • steel,
  • velvet,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer of part i) : Down Bros.
  • Owner: Dr. Richard Eden Walker
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. R. Eden Walker (1889-1923).