993.847.1: Catheter, Lubricating, 1897-1940

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993.847.1: Catheter, Lubricating.
Image No. 3060 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Instrument for administering semi-solid substances, consisting of a catheter screwed onto a tubular barrel with a threaded piston top. 'HARTZ' stamped into catheter top and barrel.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.847.1
Collection: Urology
Date: 1897-1940

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 24.5 cm
  • Width: 5.1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Catheter
  • b) Barrel
  • c) Screw piston

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • metal,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Supplier: Hartz Co. Ltd., J. F.
  • History of Use: Catheter for applying ointment to the urethra.