993.224.1: Stethoscope, Binaural, 1911-1960

Additional Images

993.224.1: Stethoscope, Binaural. Binaural stethoscope
Image No. 1508 Binaural stethoscope; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Folding binaural unit [RegD. No. 574187], white plastic ear tips and bell type chest piece, single outlet. Broken into 2 sections.'ALLEN&HANBURYS LONDON' stamped into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.224.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1911-1960

Object Dimensions

Object Parts

  • a) Folding binaural unit with tubes, "Y" unit and ear tips
  • b) Chest piece with tube

Object Materials

  • metal,
  • plastic,
  • plating,
  • rubber,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer of part a) : Allen & Hanburys Ltd.
  • 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.