Hypodermic syringe with steel case and needle designed by Charles Joseph Tagliabue in New York, and probably produced by the C. J. Tagliabue Mfg. Co. One inscription reads “PARKE DAVIS & CO. / PAT AUG 25 1885.” Another reads “PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / DETROIT, MICH.”

Ref: Charles J. Tagliabue, “Syringe,” U.S. Patent 325,132 (Aug. 25, 1885).

Date Made: ca 1898

Maker: Parke, Davis and CompanyTagliabue, Charles J.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Michigan, Detroit

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302606.230Accession Number: 302606Catalog Number: 302606.230

Object Name: syringe kit, antitoxin serum

Physical Description: metal, steel (syringe material)glass (syringe material)celluloid (case material)wood (case material)leather (case material)metal (case material)Measurements: overall: 4 cm x 16.2 cm x 5.2 cm x 2.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 6 3/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1095061

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