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Enema syringes, 18th-19th century.

Large ivory enema syringe, piston action, French, 18th century. Illustrated in the middle of the image with A606171 (19th century plastic enema syringe) on the right and A626202 (19th century brass enema syringe) on the left.

 

2 metal containers, each containing 12x100mg of Distaval Forte tablets (thalidomide), by The Distillers Co. Ltd., 1958-1962

 

3 metal containers, each containing 25 tablets of Tensival (contains thalidomide), by The Distillers Company Ltd., 1958-1962

 
Analogue music synthesizer, 1970.

V.C.S. 3 music synthesizer made by Electronic Music Studios, London Ltd.

 
Stylophone, electronic mini organ, c 1968.

Stylophone; a 6 1/2" x 3 3/4" electronic "mini organ".

 
DNA synthesiser, c 1980.

DNA synthesiser designed and built by Celltech, First generation c. 1980

 
Holmes arc lamp from South Foreland Lighthouse, c 1860-1880.

Holmes' arc lamp from South Foreland Lighthouse

 
Early sewing machine by Elias Howe, c 1846.

Elias Howe's lockstitch sewing machine, c. 1846. This was the first practical sewing machine to be brought to England from America by Amasa Howe, who sold it to William Thomas. Thomas took out a British patent for the design and founded the Thomas Co

 
Mobile X-ray van, English, c 1955.

Model of a mobile mass miniature x-ray unit, cutaway to reveal equipment, operators and patients, English. 1010 mm long.

 
Equipment for spinning viscose rayon, 1901.

Godet of early spinning machine for viscose silk, designed by Charles. F. Topham Esq. in 1901 plus two spindles.