2006.419.1: Blood Sedimentation Rack, 1951-1960

Additional Images

2006.419.1: Blood Sedimentation Rack.
Image No. 2599 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Varnished wooden frame with square base with 6 unit rack, U-shaped vertical support with 3 clips attached and 2 clinical diagnostic tubes graduated downwards 0 to 200mm in 1mm divisions. Three rubber cushion stoppers remain; 2 red [original] and 1 purple [replacement]. A handle is attached to the frame by a brass hinge.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.419.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Laboratory
Date: 1951-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 32.4 cm
  • Width: 9.8 cm
  • Depth: 12.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Frame with tube clips and handle attached by hinge
  • b) Red stopper/cushion for tube
  • c) Red stopper/cushion for tube
  • d) Purple stopper/cushion for tube - VACUTAINER┬«
  • e) Graduated tube - ADAMS U.S.A
  • f) Graduated tube - ADAMS U.S.A

Object Materials

  • brass,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • plating,
  • rubber,
  • varnish,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. L. Loo