Bottle of tetanus vaccine, Germany, 1911-1915

Made:
1911-1915 in Dresden
maker:
Sächsisches Serumwerk GmbH
bottle of tetanus antitoxin, Germany. Full view, graduated grey background. Bottle of tetanus antitoxin, produced by S?chsisches Serumwerk GmbH, Dresden, Germany, about 1911.

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bottle of tetanus antitoxin, Germany. Full view, graduated grey background.
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Bottle of tetanus antitoxin, produced by S?chsisches Serumwerk GmbH, Dresden, Germany, about 1911.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Bottle of tetanus antitoxin, produced by Sächsisches Serumwerk GmbH, Dresden, Germany, about 1911.

This tetanus antitoxin is given to people in order to counteract the bacteria that cause tetanus. It was manufactured in Dresden, Germany. The name of the manufacturer is Sächsisches Serumwerk GmbH, which translates from the German as “Saxony Serum Works”.

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A661242/1
Materials:
cork and glass
type:
antitoxin
taxonomy:
  • drug