993.217.1: Syringe, Serum, 1946-1960

Additional Images

993.217.1: Syringe, Serum. 50ml graduated syringe
Image No. 786 50ml graduated syringe; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Graduated, 50ml, 'PYREX BRAND' glass barrel with hollow glass plunger.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.217.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1946-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 17.5 cm
  • Diameter: 4.6 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Barrel
  • b) Plunger

Object Materials

  • glass

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: Dr. Donald Paterson [1890-1968] a pioneer and leader in paediatrics. In 1946 he founded the Health Centre for Children in Vancouver and in 1954 was a founding member of the Board of the B.C. Association for Retarded Children.