Tortoiseshell lancet case

Made:
1831-1870
Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid. Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid. Group shot comprising of various lancets and lancet cases from the Science Museum Group collection.

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Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Group shot comprising of various lancets and lancet cases from the Science Museum Group collection.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid with multi-coloured floral design.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A600121
Materials:
brass, case, tortoiseshell, black, gold, mother of pearl, silver, ? gilt and velvet
Measurements:
overall: 70 mm x 29 mm x 13 mm, .02 kg
type:
lancet cases and therapeutics (phlebotomy) lancet cases and therapeutics (phlebotomy)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust