999.3.19: Knife, Aural, 1921-1950

Additional Images

999.3.19: Knife, Aural.
Image No. 2200 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Aural instrument; knife, straight, solid forged, blade not plated. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '1' stamped into handle.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.3.19
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 1921-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 19.6 cm
  • Width: 0.9 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • 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.