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Object Name Basin, Medical
Catalog Number 1993.9.6
Date ca. 1927
Material(s) steel; porcelain
Dimensions H-16 W-9.5 D-1.75 inches
Description This is a rectangular shallow basin with three rounded corners. The fourth is pointed into a pour spout. The rim is folded over and there are five ribs in the bottom. The basin is coated with a white porcelain.
Notes Used in an office in Cadiz used by five doctors between 1894-1975. Donor uncertain who purchased this equipment. Homer Blane (1873-1918) set up the office with his father Henry. Dr. J. Lacy Hopson (1883-1926) followed Blane. The donor's father, Dr. John Futrell (1899-1974) and his brother Elias(1899-1979) practised there from 1927-1974. Probably used with examining bed 1993.9.3
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Blane, Homer
Hopson, J. Lacy
Futrell, John
Futrell, Elias
Subjects Medical care
Medicine
Medicines
Health
Health & welfare
Health care
Medical equipment & supplies
Search Terms Cadiz (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS