993.176.1: Syringe, Hypodermic, 1946-1965

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993.176.1: Syringe, Hypodermic. 1cc, octagonal shaped frosted glass syringe barrel with round blue frosted glass plunger (octagonal cap)
Image No. 141 1cc, octagonal shaped frosted glass syringe barrel with round blue frosted glass plunger (octagonal cap); Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

1cc graduated octagonal shaped frosted glass syringe barrel with round blue frosted glass plunger (octagonal cap).

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.176.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1946-1965

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 6.8 cm
  • Width: 1.2 cm

Object Parts

  • a) 1cc calibrated syringe barrel
  • b) Plunger

Object Materials

  • glass

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: Dr. Donald Paterson [1890-1968] a pioneer and leader in paediatrics. In 1946 he founded the Health Centre for Children in Vancouver and in 1954 was a founding member of the Board of the B.C. Association for Retarded Children.