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Objects in “The Amazing Things”

Below is a list of objects that are on show in the exhibition, chosen by the year 2 children who curated the exhibition. Click on the links to find out more about each object.

"Vaccination Lancets, by Thompson, English, 1852" (inv. 45451) [1]
"Medicine Spoon, Signed by Gibson, English, c. 1835" (inv. 53603) [2]
"Homeopathic Medicine Case, c. 1820" (inv. 36289) [3]
Medal from 17th International Congress of Medicine, London, 1913, with Portrait of Lord Lister (inv. 15499) [4]
"Pocket Medicine Case, H. B. Brady, Newcastle, c. 1860" (inv. 43311) [5]
"Oil of Spikenard Medicine, by Miss Lucy Catherine Hatchett, Oxford, c. 1840" (inv. 50700) [6]
"Oil of Cedar Medicine, by Charles Hatchett, Oxford, 1836" (inv. 40752) [7]
"Laudanum Medicine, by Godfrey and Cooke, London, c. 1820" (inv. 47265) [8]
"Wound Balsam Medicine, by Godfrey and Cooke, London, c. 1820", Godfrey & Cooke (inv. 35693) [9]
Lid for Oval Medicine Box "Epps's Glycerine Jujubes", by James Epps & Co." (inv. 21621) [10]
[ no image available ]"Injection Syringe in case" (inv. 70667) [11]
"Aural Syringe, ?1930s" (inv. 48611) [12]
[ no image available ]"Syringe for Blood Transfusion?" (inv. 89146) [13]
[ no image available ]"Brass Syringe in Leather Case" (inv. 54717) [14]
[ no image available ]"Facsimile of a Roman Surgical Syringe, by G. Sommer & Figlio, Naples, c. 1928" (inv. 39689) [15]
"Hypodermic Syringe, probably by Archibald Young, Edinburgh, c. 1855" (inv. 40965) [16]