993.220.1: Infusion Set, Bone Marrow, 1925-1960

Additional Images

993.220.1: Infusion Set, Bone Marrow. Tocantins' bone marrow infusion set
Image No. 1456 Tocantins' bone marrow infusion set; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

'Tocantins' bone marrow infusion set, 12 gauge, includes outer needle with adjustable guide, fitted inner and trephine needles. '12' and 'A&H' stamped into outer collar.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.220.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1925-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 8.9 cm
  • Width: 1.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Outer needle
  • b) Inner needle
  • c) Trephine needle

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • metal,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: A & H 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.