Box for scarificator

Made:
1871-1880 in Smithfield
maker:
Arnold and Sons
SMG00269855

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Box for Mallam vaccination scarificator, c. 1874, by Arnold and Sons

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A140661/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, leatherette, silk, steel (metal) and velvet
Measurements:
overall - case open: 84 mm x 47 mm x 75 mm, .102 kg
overall - case closed: 60 mm x 47 mm x 60 mm, .102 kg
overall - scarificator: 44 mm x 56 mm
type:
scarificator
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument