999.3.18: Tongue Depressor, 1936-1950

Additional Images

999.3.18: Tongue Depressor. LACK's tongue depressor
Image No. 4054 LACK's tongue depressor; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

LACK's tongue depressor. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and 'THE J.F. HARTZ Co. CHROME' stamped into the surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.3.18
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1936-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 12 cm
  • Width: 10.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • Supplier: Hartz Co. Ltd., J. F.
  • Owner: Dr. Brabizon J. Hallowes
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Brabizon Hallowes [1885-1961] born in Australia he relocated to Vancouver in 1936 where he opened a general practice. In later life he moved to Saturna Island.