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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
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Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
The patent number dates to 1940.
Material
metal: silver; yellow
cardboard: blue
Inscriptions
"ACME ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // PATS. NOS. 1,742,497 -- 2,076,121, -- 2,211,537" // RUSTLESS STEEL // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet:" Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Numbers--1836-1990"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue, white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 25 LENGTH 5/8" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Injections -- accessories
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 18 LENGTH 1-1/2"" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides int…
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Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides into another box (c); there is also a paper envelope containing tiny wires for cleaning the needles.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - box tube - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
d - envelope - Size: Length 6.9 cm. x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
J. Bishop & Co.
Site Made (City)
Malvern
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
cardboard: white, grey, blue
paper: white
Inscriptions
"BISHOP // ONE DOZEN // BLUE LABEL // STAINLESS // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // GAUGE 24 LENGTH 3/4" // J. BISHOP & CO. PLATINUM WORKS // MALVERN EST. 1842 PENNA." printed on the box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
Images
Less detail