Packet of 50 vaccination points, for smallpox vaccination No.48, supplied by the Government Lymph Establishment, London, and used at Liverpool Station, London, Dec 4th 1873.
The National Vaccine Establishment was founded in 1808 to promote small-pox vaccination and provide a trustworthy supply of lymph for this purpose. Vaccination stations were set up in Bristol, Liverpool and London. Packets of ivory vaccination points were sent to each station to vaccinate the general public free of charge. Vaccinators were also trained at the stations.
- Public Health & Hygiene
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- A600040 Pt1
overall - packet: 7 mm x 60 mm x 43 mm, .002 kg
- vaccination points immunisation (vaccination), immunisation (vaccination), smallpox and vaccination points
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
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