Therapeutics: Objects 16 - 30 of 33

993.49.1: Enema SyringeEnema Syringe, 19th Cent. Enema syringe barrel and piston rod with fiberous material wrapped around the lead plunger. 'PIR-- TETTNANG' stamped into piston screw cap. Tettnang is a district in Germany.
993.61.1: Enema SyringeEnema Syringe, 1891-1840 Coloured lacquered metal enema syringe with ivory tip. Cylindrical with 2 finger rings on top cap and thumb ring on rounded plunger stem. Brass crest on body with lion and unicorn in relief either side of a heraldic motif with French quotes around motif and 'DIEU ET MON DROIT' below. Underneath reads 'JOSEPH GRAY & SON TRUSS WORKS SHEFFIELD'. Ivory tip has carved threads to fit into base.
993.19.1: FleamFleam, 19th Cent. Bloodletting fleam with horn and brass casing and three blades of different sizes. Each blade is stamped with the makers name 'W. LONGDEN' and 'CAST STEEL'.
993.21.1: FleamFleam, 19th Cent. Tortoise-shell cased single blade fleam, stamped with makers details 'PAGET LONDON'. Fully extended object dimensions are given.
993.20.1: FleamFleam, 1791-1860 Bloodletting fleam with horn and brass casing and three blades of different sizes. One blade is stamped with the makers name 'BORWICK'.
993.640.1: Lamp, TherapeuticLamp, Therapeutic, c. 1930 'ALPINE SUN LAMP' ['KROMAYER LAMP'] for therapeutic use. Inside the lamp is an arc tube containing mercury and a disc with 4 graduated size holes and a disc of green glass used to emit different diameter and colour light beams. Externally attached are 2 wooden disc handles, an electrical socket, an 'OPERATOMETER' and a fitting to which the arm bracket attaches. The arm bracket would also attach to a stand which is missing.
999.3.83: Lamp, U.V.Lamp, U.V., 1942-1959 A portable ultraviolet lamp consisting of a black lamp tube housed in a black coated casing. The black lamp emits long-wave UVA radiation and little visible light. The exposure of rays can be regulated by turning a perforated shield around the tube. There are two different size perforations. \'MFG. BY SYLVANIA ELECTRIC PRODUCTS INC. SALEM. MASS. U.S.A.\' is stamped into the shield. The label adhering to the casing reads \'X-220 ASSEMBLY H-35 REPLACEMENT LAMP ELECTRONIC LABORATORIES INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA PATENTED\'.
998.10.9: LancetLancet, 19th Cent. Fixed steel lancet blade with flat ebony handle and sheath with relief decoration along the edges. Manufacturer's details stamped into metal 'J. FENTON & SONS SHEFFIELD', 'SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' and 'GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'. Dimensions given are for lancet only.
993.18.1: Lancet SetLancet Set, 1840-1860 Silver etui with 4 thumb lancets. The lancet case has relief decoration over surface and contains 4 thumb lancets which have tortoiseshell guards protecting the blade. No makers marks on the case but each lancet blade has the inscription 'CAPRON A PARIS'.
993.6.1: ScarificatorScarificator, 19th Cent. Lacquered octagonal 12 blade scarificator. The lever handle on the top is used to release the spring-loaded rounded blades. The screw mechanism in the center top adjusts the cutting depth and the side button is a locking device.
993.7.1: ScarificatorScarificator, 1842-1857 Lacquered octagonal 8 blade scarificator. The lever handle on the top is used to release the spring-loaded blades. The screw mechanism in the center top adjusts the cutting depth and the side button is a locking device. The makers mark 'BIGG' is engraved on one side and 'LONDON' on the opposite side. The two top screws are missing.
993.39.1: Spring LancetSpring Lancet, 19th Cent. Weiss's Patent Phleme model spring lancet in case with an extra blade, for veterinary use. The wooden case is covered with burgundy coloured leather with a textiled covered base. The case is lined with velvet and there is a clip to hold the spare blade in place. The spring lancet has blued steel and brass trim and a cross hatch ebony grip handle with 'WEISS. LONDON.' in relief.
993.17.1: Spring LancetSpring Lancet, 1855-1900 Domed end oblique release spring lancet in brown leather/paper covered wooden case. The release lever is a short bar across the top. Stamped with manufacturer's name 'Tiemann & Co.' on the back panel and number '39' stamped on inner surface. The top of the case drops down to reveal a space for 4 blades which are missing. Label on inner lid is missing.
993.34.1: Suction PumpSuction Pump, 1906-1953 Spring action metal pump, part of Becton Dickinson Dry Cupping Set, to be used with cupping glasses. Consists of a small container and removable lid with central shaft. To one end of shaft [inside container] a spring is connected. A finger rest collar connected to upper end of shaft is pressed down to activate spring. Manufacturer's details stamped into lid 'BECTON DICKINSON & CO. RUTHERFORD N.J. PAT. DEC - 06'. Nozzle to attached to rubber tube missing.
2006.639.1: Thermalaid ApplicatorThermalaid Applicator, 1928 A parcel post box containing an electrical applicator which generates infra-red radiation for treatment of the prostate. Consists of an electrical cable ending in an applicator connector at one end and a combined lamp socket/plug at the other. An on/off switch is located midway on the cable. Also includes the following: an applicator and two different socket fittings; two tubes of IKTHIN, a medicated lubricant [iodine, ichthyol, chloretone and petrolatum], the partially used tube has a tube key and a perforated application nozzle attached; a spare perforated application nozzle and tube...