2006.134.1: Curette, Uterine, 1901-1950

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2006.134.1: Curette, Uterine.
Image No. 3876 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Uterine curette, double ended, with one sharp and one blunt end. 'DOWN.LONDON' stamped into the surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.134.1
Collection: Gynaecology/Obstetrics/Contraception
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 24.1 cm
  • Width: 1 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • nickel plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Down Bros.
  • Owner: Dr. Harold Dyer
  • History of Use: Instruments used by Dr Harold Dyer [1875-1963]. Dr Dyer served in the Boer War between 1900-1902 and in WWI 1915-1918. He emigrated to Canada in 1905 and became health officer for the Municipal District of North Vancouver. He became Coroner in 1923 until he retired in 1961.