The Science and Art of Medicine


    On Display

    Ureameter set, c 1900.

    Ureameter set manufactured by Parke, Davis and Co, Detroit, America. It contains: one phial, two rubber bungs, one urine tube; one connecting tube, one rubber teat, a piece of chamois leather, and a glass jar. The apparatus is for the quantative esti

    Portable electrocardiograph, 1946.

    Portable electrocardiograph in leather carrying case by the Cambridge Instrument Co., Cambridge, England.

    Haemodynamometer, c 1900.

    Haemadynamometer, in case by Hawksley, English

    Sibson type combined percussor and pleximeter, c 1860.

    Combined percussor and pleximeter, in case, Sibson type

    Electrocardiograph machine, c 1940.

    ECG machine by the Cambridge Instrument Co. A unique calibrating model, c.1940. With 2 rolls cardiograph paper, box of ECG leads and spare parts, & galvanometer (without scale).

    Chambers of the human heart, 1910-1930.

    This is a wax model of the human heart, sectioned to illustrate the interior structure of the organ. Sir Thomas Lewis (1881-1945) made and used this model in his research into the human cardiovascular system in England.

    Bourdalon, or female urinal, English, c 1805.

    Bourdalon female urinal, blue and white, c. 1805, Spode

    Sample of Edward Jenner's hair, 1823.

    Lock of hair removed from Edward Jenner after his death, 26th January 1823, framed

    Early inoculation items, c 1798-1825.

    Cow's horn, inscribed 'G.C. Jenner, 1825'.

    'Med-E-Jet' inoculation gun, United States, 1980.

    "Med-E-Jet" inoculation gun, in carrying case, by Med-E-Jet Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1980. This gun was designed to make mass immunisation more efficient. It enabled the user to give many people a small dose of vaccine or drug and was used durin