County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Banting Insulin Jars


Description
Media Type:
Object
Description:
These are photographs of jars that were used to hold insulin for patients. These are some of the first jars that were used by the famous doctor Frederick Banting, who was the first person to use insulin on humans. The jars were found in what used to be the Glen Morris dump years ago. Although the exact date is unknown, it is presumed that they are from sometime between 1920-1930.
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2016NS007
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2668 Longitude: -80.34967
Donor:
Provided by Jackie and Neil Sandilands.
Recommended Citation:
Banting Insulin Jars, date unknown. Jackie and Neil Sandilands Personal Collection, Photograph No. 2016NS007.
Terms of Use:
For research purposes only.
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Banting Insulin Jars


These are photographs of jars that were used to hold insulin for patients. These are some of the first jars that were used by the famous doctor Frederick Banting, who was the first person to use insulin on humans. The jars were found in what used to be the Glen Morris dump years ago. Although the exact date is unknown, it is presumed that they are from sometime between 1920-1930.