Powder insufflator, 1871-1900.

Image number: 10412933

Powder insufflator, 1871-1900.

This instrument is made out of vulcanite, horn and silk. Insufflators are used to blow air, or in this case medicated powder, into the lungs or into a body cavity.

Image number:
10412933
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 10:42
Image rights:
Science Museum