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Vaccine Triturator - Wood Base, circa 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 2858

Summary:
Vaccine triturator used for grinding infectious material to make vaccine. Was used in early polio work. Manufactured by Baird and Tatlock. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria. About 1920s.
Description:
Square wood base with black silver and brass vertical rod supporting various apparatus.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 65.00 cm (Height), 27.00 cm (Width), 27.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: laboratory apparatus, polio poliomyelitis, vaccines
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1919
Date Made: circa 1920

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