Metal case containing a glass syringe of 25 mm and 1.5 milliters with red markings, four metal needles of various sizes, and a spare mechanism for holding needles. All stored on and covered by layers of cotton. This syringe was used as part of a midwife's kit from Buffalo, NY, about 1920.

Maker: Meinecke and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: MedicineWomen's HealthSurgical instruments


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Credit Line: Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0128.04Accession Number: 2012.0128Catalog Number: 2012.0128.04

Object Name: syringemidwife's kit

Physical Description: metal (container material)glass (part: syringe material)wire (part: needles material)metal (part: needles material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cmpart: syringe: 6.6 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 19/32 in x 15/32 inoverall: 8.9 cm x 2.7 cm x 2 cm; 3 1/2 in x 1 1/16 in x 25/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1422610

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