993.180.1: Syringe Case, Hypodermic, 1911-1960

Additional Images

993.180.1: Syringe Case, Hypodermic. Manufacturers details on base front
Image No. 2763 Manufacturers details on base front; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A hypodermic syringe case with hinged lift out frame attached to lid and fixed fittings attached to base.'TABLOID' BRAND HYPODERMIC CASE' stamped on hinged lid with manufacturers details on base front. 'VED CASSELMAN M.D.' stamped on underside of base. 'RD. No 536549' and 'MADE IN BERLIN' stamped on left side of case. Syringe and needles missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.180.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1911-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 6.3 cm
  • Height: 2.5 cm
  • Width: 3.6 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
  • 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.