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
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
Barber surgeon's, double sided carved and painted wooden plaque with images of Death and Time and scene of blood letting
Laryngeal lancet, MacKenzie type, steel, nickel plated, by Down Bros. of London
Amputation set, almost complete, instruments of steel and ivory, in mahogany case, veneered, by Arnold and Son of London. This item was awarded the gold medal at the London Exhibition 1871
The three instruments illustrated are from an 18th century surgical instrument set, mainly for trephination, but including two amputation instruments, in a leather case. Also illustrated is a copy of Brambilla�s textbook of military surgery.