Enema set in box

W. Skidmore & Company Ltd. (estab. Circa 1851, closed Circa 1880)
Seven-piece brass and ivory enema set in wooden box. Items include brass enema pump with ivory handle, two ivory enema nozzles with brass attachments, one wooden cup-shaped cap, additional brass fitting with flared end, fabric covered flexible metal hose with brass end fittings, plastic covered hose with brass fitting and black plastic end. Wooden box, varnished on outside with brass shield-shaped key hole and lock (no key), two brass hinges and brass name plate on top (uninscribed). Inside velvet lined lid and base, with compartments for storage of all items.
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Object detail

brass, metal, ivory, wood, velvet, plastic, woven fabric
30.3 x 15 x 6.4 cm (box closed)
26.5 x 6.4 x 5 cm (enema pump)
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Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category


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