993.436.1: Proctoscope, c. 1900

Additional Images

993.436.1: Proctoscope.
Image No. 1952 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Cylindrical metal tube with cylindrical handle set at an angle and a plunger-style obturator with a rounded tapered tip. Both handle and obturator are hollow. '40' stamped into surface of obturator in 3 locations.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.436.1
Collection: Proctology
Date: c. 1900

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 21.2 cm
  • Height: 9.5 cm
  • Depth: 2.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Obturator
  • b) Holder

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail