993.218.1: Syringe, 1945-1960

Additional Images

993.218.1: Syringe. 2cc graduated syringe with side arm
Image No. 193 2cc graduated syringe with side arm; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

2cc graduated glass syringe with side arm. 'LUER - KAUFMAN' printed in red on barrel. Piston rod's base marked with fused-in precision line to facilitate dosage measurement.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.218.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1945-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 8.2 cm
  • Width: 2.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) 2cc graduated barrel with side arm
  • b) Round piston rod

Object Materials

  • glass

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Becton, Dickinson & 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.