993.216.1: Tube, Specimen, 1911-1960

Additional Images

993.216.1: Tube, Specimen. Specimen tube with stopper in a wooden mailing case
Image No. 2730 Specimen tube with stopper in a wooden mailing case; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Specimen tube with rubber stopper in a wooden mailing case.Address label adhering to case with return address printed "Dr. J. D. BENJAFIELD, 95 Harley Street, W.1."

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.216.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1911-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 13.7 cm
  • Diameter: 1.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Tube
  • b) Stopper
  • c) Case with catch and printed label

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • printing ink,
  • rubber,
  • wood

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.