993.1290.1: Syringe, Set, 1950-1993

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993.1290.1: Syringe, Set.
Image No. 4143 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A hinged case with black Chinese characters on the lid (translation - 'Intravenous Injection Equipment'). The case contains a 10cc, 20cc and 30cc graduated blue glass syringe barrel and plunger with a cork pad between the plunger end and the syringe tip, which may indicate that the syringes have never been used. Attached to the internal lid surface are clips that hold three needle tubes, with each tube holding two needles with thin cannula inserts. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1290.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1950-1993

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 16.7 cm
  • Height: 4 cm
  • Width: 11 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case
  • b) 10cc syringe
  • c) 20cc syringe
  • d) 30cc syringe
  • e) Needle tube
  • f) Needle tube
  • g) Needle tube
  • h) Needle with cannula insert
  • i) Needle with cannula insert
  • j) Needle with cannula insert
  • k) Needle with cannula insert
  • l) Needle with cannula insert
  • m) Needle with cannula insert

Object Materials

  • cork,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • stainless steel,
  • unidentified coating

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