Rectal Syringe


Rectal syringe designed for applying ointment, for the relief of hemorrhoids or piles. Inscriptions on the cardboard box read “HARD RUBBER / PILE PIPE / Philadelphia New York.”

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0883.139Accession Number: 1978.0883Catalog Number: 1978.0883.139

Object Name: syringepile pipesyringe, rectalOther Terms: Non-Hypodermic

Physical Description: rubber, hard (plunger, screw material)rubber, hard (overall material)Measurements: box: 1 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 11.1125 cm x 3.4925 cmsyringe: 4 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; x 10.4775 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_731109

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