Tobold's laryngeal syringe, early 20th century.

Image number: 10287731

Tobold's laryngeal syringe, early 20th century.

This steel and glass syringe was designed by Professor Adelbert von Tobold (1827-1907), the German laryngologist, and made by Down Bros of London. It was used for spraying anaesthetic into the larynx prior to carrying out surgery.

Image number:
10287731
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:42
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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