Consists of a small cylinder or tube with milled band at center that has an oval-handled plunger with grooved-top cap screwed on at one end and an integral conical nozzle at the other. Vertically-seamed shaft has a small washer above a black rubber seal at bottom. No marks.

Date Made: 1845 - 1865

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: EnglandUnited States

Subject: Medicine


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.87Catalog Number: 1986.0027.87Accession Number: 1986.0027

Object Name: syringe

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)rubber (seal material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 12.3825 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_300581

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