993.226.1: Urethral Sounds, Set, 1911-1960

Additional Images

993.226.1: Urethral Sounds, Set.
Image No. 2995 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Set of twenty-two GUYON dilating sounds; size 10 to 32 and eight straight dilating sounds; size 14 to 30 [size 20 missing] in wood case. Manufacturer's name 'LOUIS&H.LOEWENSTEIN BERLIN' stamped into each sound. Case dimension given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.226.1
Collection: Urology
Date: 1911-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 5.2 cm
  • Width: 36 cm
  • Depth: 20.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Hinged case with tray and two catches
  • b) GUYON sound size 10
  • c) GUYON sound size 11
  • d) GUYON sound size 12
  • e) GUYON sound size 13
  • f) GUYON sound size 14
  • g) GUYON sound size 15
  • h) GUYON sound size 16
  • i) GUYON sound size 17
  • j) GUYON sound size 18
  • k) GUYON sound size 19
  • l) GUYON sound size 20
  • m) GUYON sound size 21
  • n) GUYON sound size 22
  • o) GUYON sound size 23
  • p) GUYON sound size 24
  • q) GUYON sound size 25
  • r) GUYON sound size 26
  • s) GUYON sound size 27
  • t) GUYON sound size 28
  • u) GUYON sound size 29
  • v) GUYON sound size 30
  • w) GUYON sound size 32
  • x) Straight sound size 14
  • y) Straight sound size 16
  • z) Straight sound size 18
  • aa) Straight sound size 22
  • bb) Straight sound size 24
  • cc) Straight sound size 26
  • dd) Straight sound size 28
  • ee) Straight sound size 30

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • nickel plate,
  • steel,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Louis & H. Loewenstein
  • 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.