Hypodermic syringe kit

Date
Circa 1850-1900
Description
Hypodermic syringe set containing 2 syringes with metal frame, ring plunger, glass barrel with hand-etched measurements; 2 hypodermic needles with sterling silver needle tips; 2 glass bottles with hand-etched labels, "Morphia W" and "Strychnine" and glass stoppers; black leatherette instrument case with purple velvet and silk lining; wire for cleaning syringe needles.

Object detail

Medium
sterling silver and other metal, glass, wood, leatherette, satin and silk
Measurements
16.5 x 8.7 x 2.5 cm
Accession Number
MHM03992
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Inscriptions
scale/inscriptions ▫ etched: measures ▫ syringes
name/inscriptions ▫ etched: 'Morphia W' ▫ bottle 1
name/inscriptions ▫ etched: 'Strychnine' ▫ bottle 2
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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