993.117.1: Syringe Set, c. 1917

Additional Images

993.117.1: Syringe Set. Case
Image No. 1697 Case; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Hinged lidded case with 'H.S.D. 1917' engraved on lid. Contains 2 sharp pointed syringe needles and cannulae with 2 leather washers. Incomplete, syringe missing. Part of WWI German Army field surgery kit.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.117.1
Collection: Military
Date: c. 1917

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 7.2 cm
  • Height: 1.4 cm
  • Width: 2.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case
  • b) Needle with cannula
  • c) Needle with cannula
  • d) Washer
  • e) Washer

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • leather,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. E. Day