Colt's stretcher for narrow trenches, first World War, British. Information with the stretcher notes: "Experimental model of jointed pole trench stretcher (The Lancet Jan.1916). Designed primarily for the immediate & safe evacuation of the wounded ma
Griptight miniature feeder. Glass infant's feeding bottle with rubber teat, rubber valve, and cleaning brush in original box. The other feeding bottle, at the top of the image, is A625747, an earthenware bottle.
This wooden figure of a man nearly a metre tall was used in acupuncture teaching in China.
Two large acupuncture needles, used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The needles are inserted into chosen points on the body to stimulate the movement of the energy qi and balance the Yin and Yang parts of the qi.
Plaster model of a male figure in classical style, wearing several miniature orthopaedic appliances, including a truss and corset. Used for advertising purposes, and made by Dunlop, England, 1860-1910
Brass enema syringe, piston-action, driven by "lazy-tongs" mechanism, possibly Portuguese
Cupping set, incomplete, comprises one scarificator, three cupping glasses, one bottle, one canister, one kettle(?), used by Edward Jenner, late 18th century, in mahogany case. This is ordinary equipment all surgeons would have owned. The English doc
This is a set of nine wax plaques that show different stages in the dissection of a female figure and the development of the human embryo. They were probably made in Vienna, Austria.
Collection of drugs from India. Glass bottle of Kulzam with a stopper and metal foil wrapper, boxed with instructions and plastic pipette; 14 small pills of Agrikuma rasa in a sealable plastic bag; tin of 100 Habb-e-kabid Noshadari pills used for in
Exhibition model of castle made from various pills and drug containers, made by the East London Health Project, 1978-1980