Lilly's Iletin Syringe No. 270

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe, insulin
date made
ca 1940
maker
Eli Lilly and Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (syringe material)
metal (syringe material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 5 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 12.7 cm x 4.1275 cm
syringe: 11.2 cm x 1.7 cm; 4 13/32 in x 21/32 in
box: 3.7 cm x 12.5 cm x 2 3/16 in; 1 15/32 in x 4 29/32 in x 5.588 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
ID Number
1982.0498.14
catalog number
1982.0498.14
accession number
1982.0498
subject
Diabetes
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Diabetes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Eli Lilly and Company
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