993.51.1: Tongue Scraper, 19th Cent.

Additional Images

993.51.1: Tongue Scraper. Front view of tongue scraper
Image No. 1505 Front view of tongue scraper; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Silver plated 'Georgian' tongue scraper, English. Plating very worn, decorative design on one side of object. Poss. remains of black enamel decoration.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.51.1
Collection: Public Health & Hygiene
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 11.5 cm
  • Width: 1.5 cm
  • Depth: 0.15 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • silver plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. A. L. Lynch
  • History of Use: Dr. Arthur Louis Lynch [1881-1956] graduated from McGill in 1903. He moved to Vancouver in 1934 and established himself as a physician and surgeon, with an interest in abdominal and thoracic surgery.