993.1383.1: Inflating Bulbs, 20th Cent.

Additional Images

993.1383.1: Inflating Bulbs.
Image No. 1957 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Two inflating black rubber bulbs to be used with sigmoidoscopes and proctoscopes. The bulbs have green cord mesh covering the flatter bulb parts. One of the inflating bulbs has an adapter connected to the end of the rubber tubing. Held in a green cardboard box [not originally associated with objects] which once held a No.308 Sigmoidoscope from Welch- Allyn.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1383.1
Collection: Proctology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

Object Parts

  • a) Inflating bulb with adapter
  • b) Inflating bulb
  • c) Folded pamphlet
  • d) Green cardboard box

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • cord,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plastic,
  • printing ink,
  • rubber

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer of part c) : Welch Allyn (& part d)