Ivory Piston-action syringe, European, c 1701-1730.

Image number: 10284527

Ivory Piston-action syringe, European, c 1701-1730.

This type of syringe was probably used to syphon off blood or extract poisons from a patient.

Image number:
10284527
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:35
Image rights:
Science Museum