All Objects In All Collections: Objects 226 - 240 of 619

993.604.1: HeartometerHeartometer, 1940-1949 Electric 'Heartometer' to measure and record blood pressure, pulse rate, heart action and vascular circulation. Comprising of a Bakelite portable cabinet with door mounted on hinges and electrical lead with plug. The door opens to reveal a 'Heartograph', a rotating circular recording graph mounted in the center and 2 pressure sensitive pointers carrying a stylus [filled with either red or green ink] at their free end. Results were printed directly onto the graphs. When not in use, the pointers are lifted away from the graph by wire arms. A draw in the cabinet contains a flexible hosing...
993.234.1: Homeopathic Apothecary Traveling BoxHomeopathic Apothecary Traveling Box, c. 1900 Polished wooden case with hinged lift-up lid. The lid is lined with black leather which has the suppliers name and address stamped in gold lettering 'R. SKINNER HOMOEOPATHIC CHEMIST HIGH ST BROMLEY. KENT.' There are also 2 pockets labelled 'PLASTER', within one pocket is a small leather bound folder stamped 'CALENDULA' [a genus of plants] in gold lettering. To open the draw a brass pin must first be removed. A brass handle opens the drawer which is divided into 4 sections with a leather cover for the far right-hand side section. The case contains 12 pill bottles with corks [10 tied with...
995.4.42: HominitHominit, 1930-1939 Cube shaped wrap around cardboard box containing 11 "CREME" coloured blocks [prism shaped] of Hominit, a resinous material used as part of the 'Poller Moulage process'. Hominit is a quick-setting positive material used when hot for mold making. Invented by Dr Alphonse Poller [of Vienna], it is used in conjunction with Negocoll (elastic hydrocolloidal composition) and Celerit [Registered Trade Marks]. Suppliers name and address "KERN COMPANY 136 LIBERTY ST. NEW YORK, N.Y." printed on internal lid surface. Summary of the method of use as quoted from The Ideal Materials for Plastic...
2006.163.1: HookHook, 20th Cent. Sharp ended hook, minor surgical instrument. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] stamped into the handle.
993.701.1: Hook, ObstetricHook, Obstetric, 20th Cent. BRAUN's blunt hook with cross handle. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] stamped into the surface.
993.663.1: Human SkullHuman Skull A human skull with the top of the cranium cut so that it can be lifted off to view the interior cavity. Copper alloy fittings attached to the sides to join the cranium [one hook is missing]. The mandible attaches to the lower cranium with spring fittings. Red and blue pigment applied to surface areas.
993.662.1: Human Skull, Front SectionHuman Skull, Front Section Front section of human skull used for teaching, showing the eye sockets, sinuses and maxilla [coloured cords are attached]. The mounted skull is divided into three sections which are joined together by brass hinges with hooks holding the sections together.
993.1008.1: Hypodermic CaseHypodermic Case, 1891-1940 Hinged case with lift-out frame containing metal syringe with semi-round graduated [20ml] piston rod, 2 regular pointed needles in holders, 1 holder, 2 empty glass tubes of tabloids with cork stopper, No.88 morphine tartrate [16mgm.] and No.30 Digitalin [amorphous] gr. 1/100 [0.00065 gm]. Manufacturer's details ' BAILEY LONDON' stamped into case lid and piston rod thumb rest.
995.4.73: Iluminated Speculum, RectalIluminated Speculum, Rectal, 1911-1950 Dilating rectal speculum with set screw and built in lamp attachment [bulb missing]. No connecting cables.
993.1383.1: Inflating BulbsInflating Bulbs, 20th Cent. Two inflating black rubber bulbs to be used with sigmoidoscopes and proctoscopes. The bulbs have green cord mesh covering the flatter bulb parts. One of the inflating bulbs has an adapter connected to the end of the rubber tubing. Held in a green cardboard box [not originally associated with objects] which once held a No.308 Sigmoidoscope from Welch- Allyn.
993.220.1: Infusion Set, Bone MarrowInfusion Set, Bone Marrow, 1925-1960 'Tocantins' bone marrow infusion set, 12 gauge, includes outer needle with adjustable guide, fitted inner and trephine needles. '12' and 'A&H' stamped into outer collar.
2005.19.10: InhalerInhaler, 1935-1965 Spoon devise with broken rubber tubing connected to the mouth/nose piece.
2006.677.1: InhalerInhaler, 1925-1974 The "Duke" University inhaler in box, for use with Trilene [purified trichloroethylene]. Contains: Cylinder with small inlet tube and notched vapour concentration indicator dial at base, face mask, wrist strap, vapour concentration key for dial, envelope for key and instruction leaflets for inhaler and 'Trilene', both written in English and French. The mask has 'MADE IN USA' in relief, front top surface. The cylinder, strap and key are attached together by chain. Dimensions given are for box.
998.1.25: InhalerInhaler, 20th Cent. Inhaler with entrance and exit valves for anaesthetic vapour attached to frame. The frame has regularly spaced holes, a hinged wire collar for holding the fabric cover in place and two bars crossed to form a guard for nose and mouth.
993.521.1: InhalerInhaler, 1915-1924 BENNETT's portable inhaler. Cylindrical metal tube filled with absorbent material, cotton wool, with a slip-on base cap. Two arms extend from the top, ending in nasal tips.