Smithsonian museums continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read a message from our director, and check our website and social media for updates.

Dispenser and Steel Bifurcated Needles for Vaccination

Dispenser and Steel Bifurcated Needles for Vaccination

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Currently not on view
Object Name
vaccinator, needles, bifurcated
date made
1965 - 1977
patent date
Wyeth Laboratories
Physical Description
steel, stainless (overall material)
plastic (container material)
overall: 10.5 cm x 2.3 cm; 4 1/8 in x 7/8 in
overall: 4 1/8 in x 1 in; 10.4775 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Donald A. Henderson, M.D. M.P.H.
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Smallpox
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object