999.3.77: Irrigation Tube, Urethral, 1911-1950

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999.3.77: Irrigation Tube, Urethral.
Image No. 3928 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Simple retrojecting tube, curved, with a screw-on bulbous tip with perforations around the neck so that the spray is projected backwards; at the other end a screw-on connector to attach a hose.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.3.77
Collection: Urology
Date: 1911-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 28.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Tube and washer
  • b) Hose connector
  • c) Bulbous tip

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • rubber

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Brabizon J. Hallowes
  • History of Use: Irrigating tube for the urethra and bladder used by Dr. Brabizon Hallowes [1885-1961] born in Australia he relocated to Vancouver in 1936 where he opened a general practice. In later life he moved to Saturna Island.