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Kidney Dish

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
Large stainless steel kidney shaped dish. Used in the operating theatre for collecting specimen or holding instruments.
Edges are lipped (curved and blunt)
Size
350 mm across the length of the dish and 170 mm wide (from centre of edges). 60 mm deep.
Object Registration
KVHS 0544
Keywords
hospital equipment. medical equipment. hospital theatre. dish. mt beauty. tawonga. operating.
Historical information
This medical / hospital equipment was used in the Tawonga District General Hospital which was builtin the 1950s specifically for the increase in population due to the Kiewa Hydro Scheme.
Significance
Historical: Shows the development of scientific hospital equipment. Provenance: Used in the Tawonga District General Hospital which was remote and therefore required good equipment.
Inscriptions & Markings
Centre bottom of dish: Inscribed - Stainless / Steel / by / Paramount / K. C. Luke / Melb. / 48
Last updated
27 Jul 2017 at 4:31PM