996.3.2: "Savars" Ear Syringe, 1880-1902

Additional Images

Image No. 3428 Box; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Ear syringe in lidded box with an advertising sheet promoting Savars™ toilet articles. Curved glass ear syringe with bulbous nozzle and wooden capped plunger with cork seal and thread wrapped plunger head. The box is decorated with embossed deep blue paper with a 'SAVARS Improved Safety EAR SYRINGE' label on lid. Box dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 996.3.2
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 1880-1902

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 16.1 cm
  • Height: 3 cm
  • Width: 4.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Syringe
  • b) Advertising sheet
  • c) Lidded box

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • cork,
  • glass,
  • paper,
  • printing ink,
  • thread,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Evans, Sons & Co.