995.2.12: Steritube, 1941-1990

Additional Images

995.2.12: Steritube.
Image No. 1507 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Chromium plated cylinder narrowing toward bottom. Wide ridge at mouth onto which fits a black rubber cap with 'B-D' in relief on top. Designed to hermetically seal a previously sterilized syringe with needle attached.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 995.2.12
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1941-1990

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15.8 cm
  • Width: 2.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Tube
  • b) Cap

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • rubber

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Becton, Dickinson & Co.
  • Owner: Dr. Glenn Alexander Agnew
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Glenn Alexander Agnew [1917-1995]. GP in Kamloops 1944-45, then in Vancouver until 1995.