Syringe

Syringe

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Description
Glass syringe with inscriptions that read “B-D YALE / Becton Dickinson & Co.” and “F / 4455.”
Ref: Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe,” U.S. Patent 1,742,497 (Jan. 7, 1930).
U.S. Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe and Needle Therefor,” U.S. Patent 1,793,068 (Feb. 17, 1931).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Syringe
syringe, hypodermic
Other Terms
Syringe; Hypodermic
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Physical Description
glass (plunger material)
glass (barrel material)
glass (tip, force material)
Measurements
box: 1 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 in; 4.445 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.54 cm
syringe: 4 in x 7/8 in; 10.16 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
MG.M-11043
catalog number
M-11043
accession number
259201
Credit Line
Gift of George Washington University, School of Pharmacy; Accession 259201 (1964)
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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