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Medical Syringe with Case, by Down Brothers, London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 48546
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: A copper alloy enema/stomach pump syringe with an ivory handled plunger housed in a hinged mahogany case. Inside the case are supports covered with blue velvet to hold the syringe and accessories. The accessories are: a set of two ivory nozzles which attach to the two rubber tubes; a metal nozzle attachment which pushes onto the syringe; an open ovoid wooden mount; an ebony attachment which the rubber tube passes through, and rests on the mouth.

(.1: Syringe; .2: 2x ivory nozzles; .3: Metal attachment; .4: Wooden ovoid attachment; .5: Ebony attachment; .6: Case)
Primary Inscriptions: "ST THOMAS' STREET / DOWN BROS. / D & D / BOROUGH LONDON"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper alloy
Steel
Ivory
Wood
Ebony
Mahogany
Varnish
Metal
Velvet
Rubber

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