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Syringe - Glass, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850177

Glass syringe, circa 1860, used in the pharmacy of a psychiatric hopsital in Victoria.
Glass syringe with straight tubular body and long fine nozzle, slightly waisted in centre. Plunger is straight tube, sealed at both ends, with wider, button-shaped hand-hold on top, above crooked ridge. Below that is rubber washer. Side of syringe is marked in red paint - 10 to 50. Glass is frosted.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.50 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: glassware, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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