"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
These lancets belonged to Edward Jenner (1749-1823). In 1796 Edward Jenner (1749-1823) used a lancet to introduce fluid from a cowpox sore through a person's skin, in order to inoculate them against smallpox, a similar but more dangerous disease. He
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
Jackson Focus X-ray tubes
Copy of a strait jacket, c.1930. The strait jacket, or strait waistcoat, was first described in 1772 in a textbook by David Macbride (1726-1778). Employed both as a restraint as well as for treatment, it's use gradually declined in the 19th century a
Resuscitator for reviving "persons apparently dead", labelled "Royal Humane Society 1774", English
Apparatus for continuous intra-muscular infusion of penicillin, by Willen Bros. of London, designed by C. E. Last
Rynd's hypodermic syringe, steel with ivory handle, in maroon leatherette case, by Weiss, London.
Murphy's anastomosis button, steel, chrome-plated, by Down of London.
Mayo Robson's bone bobbins, set of 22 of varying size, 1880-1920, probably British