Similar items over time
Snake Catching Stick - Wood, circa 1920 Reg. No: HT 2826
- Snake catching stick, c1920. Snake catching sticks were used by CSL for safely gripping snake at back of head to catch it for milking venom. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.
- cylindrical timber with metal rod running along side, passing through metal eyelets. Catching end of rod curves into a hook fitting through jaw-like supports. At handle end, metal rod ends in a loop. Loop end is pulled to retract hook and capture snake.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Tagged with:||anti-venoms, laboratory apparatus, snakes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920|