993.440.1: Proctoscope, 1922-1959

Additional Images

993.440.1: Proctoscope.
Image No. 1948 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Proctoscope with collar attachment. Consists of a Bakelite tapered tube with an opening along its length and a solid tapered obturator of the same material with a rounded end and a thin metal handle. A strip of textile is attached to the top of the tube to which the collar attachment is tightened onto. 'CAMERON SUR--MOLD PAT.PEND.' in relief on obturator.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.440.1
Collection: Proctology
Date: 1922-1959

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 17.8 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Obturator
  • b) Collar attachment
  • c) Holder

Object Materials

  • Bakelite,
  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • textile,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Cameron's Surgical Specialty Company