993.889.1: Theromer, 1915-1945

Additional Images

993.889.1: Theromer.
Image No. 2909 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A push-on lid with ring handle, internal hollow tube leading to an external spray valve and tube connector. The wooden handle is not attached but screws into a metal ring which fits around the body of the container. The container is filled with a wax-like solid which can be heated on a stove or placed into hot water. A Theromer is used for spraying wax-like preparation in the treatment of burns. Rubber tube and bulb missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.889.1
Collection: Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Date: 1915-1945

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 9.9 cm
  • Width: 16 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Container
  • b) Lid
  • c) Handle

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • metal,
  • ointment,
  • paint,
  • plating,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail