Powder insufflator, 1871-1900.

Made:
1871-1900 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Powder insufflator, vulcanite, horn and silk, second half 19th century

This instrument is made out of vulcanite, horn and silk. Insufflators are used to blow air, or in this case medicated powder, into the lungs or into a body cavity.

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A611930
Materials:
horn, silk and vulcanite
type:
insufflators