2005.19.1: Sterilizer, Instrument, 1931-1970

Additional Images

2005.19.1: Sterilizer, Instrument.
Image No. 3962 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Sterilization dish with hinged support stands and a handle at both ends, containing a perforated draining tray with folding handles. Incomplete, lid missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2005.19.1
Collection: Nursing & Physician Furnishings/Sundries
Date: 1931-1970

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 44 cm
  • Height: 16.5 cm
  • Width: 19 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Dish
  • b) Tray

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • metal,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Leo Hornung
  • History of Use: Used by Dr Leo Hornung [1902-1981]. Born Czechoslovakia. Graduated in medicine from Vienna 1924 and Prague 1927. In 1941 he moved to U.K. where he obtained his MRCP [Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians 1948] & LRCP [The diploma of Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians] from Cardiff University, Wales U.K. Dr. Hornung moved to Vancouver in 1965 where he set up his own practice.