999.8.1: Urinal, Male, 1921-1980

Additional Images

999.8.1: Urinal, Male. Male urinal pouch
Image No. 2038 Male urinal pouch; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Box containing 'DAVOL Quality' No.5 size male urinal pouch with waistbelt and accessories which include a connecting tube, spare elastic belt strap and 3 safety pins. For day and night use. Paper label attached to pouch.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.8.1
Collection: Public Health & Hygiene
Date: 1921-1980

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 24.8 cm
  • Height: 6 cm
  • Width: 12.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Box and lid
  • b) Connecting rubber tube
  • c) Urinal pouch
  • d) Section of rubber tube
  • e) Spare rubber strap
  • f) Spare rubber strap
  • g) Spare elastic strap
  • h) Cloth
  • i) Leaflet for Davol San-O-Soap
  • j) Instruction booklet for Davol Urinal
  • k) Safety pin
  • l) Safety pin
  • m) Safety pin

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • chrome plate,
  • elastic,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plastic,
  • plating,
  • printing ink,
  • rubber,
  • steel,
  • textile

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Davol Rubber Company
  • Owner: Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Museum
  • History of Use: Donated to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Museum in 1985 by Mrs. M. Fleming of Ladysmith, BC. Previously used in the Red Cross Loan Cupboard which she operated.