Stainless steel steriliser, England, 1935-1960
Sterilizers are used to destroy infection-causing bacteria on instruments and medical equipment by boiling the objects in water. This sterilizer is made of stainless steel and will not rust. It also contains a linen bag which may have also been used to hold the medical equipment that was being sterilized.
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An instrument used to make objects sterile by killing or eliminating agents such as fungi, bacteria and viruses.