The Science and Art of Medicine

     

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    Resuscitator kit, English, 1774.

    Resuscitator for reviving "persons apparently dead", labelled "Royal Humane Society 1774", English

     
    Apparatus for continuous intra-muscular infusion of penicillin, c 1950s.

    Apparatus for continuous intra-muscular infusion of penicillin, by Willen Bros. of London, designed by C. E. Last

     
    Hypodermic syringe, English, 1860-1880.

    Rynd's hypodermic syringe, steel with ivory handle, in maroon leatherette case, by Weiss, London.

     
    Anastomosis button, c 1930.

    Murphy's anastomosis button, steel, chrome-plated, by Down of London.

     
    Gastro-intestinal bobbins, 1880-1920.

    Mayo Robson's bone bobbins, set of 22 of varying size, 1880-1920, probably British

     
    Barber-surgeon's sign, English, 1680-1830.

    Barber surgeon's, double sided carved and painted wooden plaque with images of Death and Time and scene of blood letting

     
    Laryngeal lancet, early 20th century.

    Laryngeal lancet, MacKenzie type, steel, nickel plated, by Down Bros. of London

     
    Steel and ivory amputation set, 1866-1871.

    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

     
    Brambilla's textbook of military surgery, 1782.

    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.

     
    Case of amputation instruments, Scottish, late 18th century.

    Case of amputation instruments, several makers, Scottish