993.183.1: Syringe Case, Hypodermic, 1911-1960

Additional Images

993.183.1: Syringe Case, Hypodermic. Syringe case base with lift-out frame containing needle and detachable protective needle sheath
Image No. 1454 Syringe case base with lift-out frame containing needle and detachable protective needle sheath; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Metal case base with lift-out frame containing needle and detachable protective needle sheath.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.183.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1911-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 7.2 cm
  • Height: 2 cm
  • Width: 4.1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case base
  • b) Lift out frame
  • c) Needle sheath
  • d) Needle

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • metal,
  • plating,
  • steel

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.