993.1145.1: Dilator Set, 1951-2000

Additional Images

993.1145.1: Dilator Set. Part of set of dilators for the cervix which fit inside one another
Image No. 1349 Part of set of dilators for the cervix which fit inside one another; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Part of set of dilators for the cervix which fit inside one another, 3 sizes; no.4 [9-15mm], no.5 [12-18mm], no.6 [15-21mm]. Hollow plated copper alloy tubes with up curved point, other end flared tang and blunt.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1145.1
Collection: Gynaecology/Obstetrics/Contraception
Date: 1951-2000

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 22.5 cm
  • Width: 3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Dilator no.5 [12-18mm]
  • b) Dilator no.4 [9-15mm]
  • c) Dilator no.6 [15-21mm]

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. N.M. Arnott