993.188.1: Hammer, Percussion, 1911-1950

Additional Images

993.188.1: Hammer, Percussion.
Image No. 2689 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Percussion hammer with plated metal handle, leadened head with rubber ring. Makers name ' HAWKINS LONDON' stamped into handle.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.188.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1911-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 17 cm
  • Diameter: 3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • metal,
  • plating,
  • rubber

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Hawkins, A. L., & Co. Ltd.
  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: For Pediatric use. Belonged to 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.