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Object: Multiload Cu250 intrauterine devices (IUD)

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Title Multiload Cu250 intrauterine devices (IUD)
Production Sparrow, Margaret (commissioner), 1990s, New Zealand
Roche, Denis (assemblage artist), 1990s, New Zealand
Materials cardboard, plastic, thread, copper
Classification personalia
Dimensions Overall: 60mm (Height) x 96mm (Width) x 4mm (Depth)
Credit line Gift of Dame Margaret Sparrow, 2011
Registration number GH022305

These Multiload Cu250 intrauterine devices (IUD) were collected by Dame Margaret Sparrow during her career as a Family Planning doctor in Wellington, New Zealand.

This product was introduced in 1974 and came in three sizes: standard, short and mini.


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