2011.34.1: Vaccinator, 1950-1978

Additional Images

2011.34.1: Vaccinator.
Image No. 3122 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

PADBURY's double ended "rotary" vaccinator with spatula and five spear points in case. The short needle points are anchored to a small disc, the central needle is blunt and longer than the other four sharp points. 'DOWN LONDON' stamped into vaccinator's handle and 'DOWN BROS LONDON' stamped into case lid. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2011.34.1
Collection: Public Health & Hygiene
Date: 1950-1978

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 10.5 cm
  • Width: 1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Hinged lidded case
  • b) Vaccinator

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Down Bros.
  • Owner: Dr. Edwin Stockdale