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Improved Patent Magneto Electric Machine for nervous diseases
Improved Patent Magneto Electric Machine for nervous diseases, dynamo with steel magnet and brass and ebony terminals to apply to patient, all in polished wood case dated, unsigned, Europe, 1862
Hypodermic syringe with glass phials of drugs
Hypodermic syringe, glass and nickel plated brass, in aluminium case with velvet purse, containing 6 glass phials of hypodermic tablets. 84 mm x 43 mm x 20 mm, .08kg. Phials: 76 mm x 5 mm diameter each. Phials of strychnine nitrate, atropine sulphate, cocaine hydrochloride, apomorphine hydrochloride, morphine and atropine sulphate and morphine sulphate hypodermic tablets. Made by Parke, Davis and Co., USA, 1885-1910, once the property of F. Treves, FRCS.
'Electric tonic' amusement machine, Europe, 1915-1925
Electric tonic amusement machine c.1920
Sir Hiram Maxim's 'Pipe of Peace', London, England, 1909-1910
One of two boxed sets of Maxim's inhaler, Sir Hiram Maxims "Pipe of Peace", with drug prepared by John Morgan Richards and Sons Ltd., London, 1909-1910
Claxton ear cap, England, 1925-1945
One of three corrective ear cap of pink ribbon, elastic and net in box, patented by Claxton, English, 1925-1945
Artificial kidney machine, France, 1955
Rotating coil artificial kidney machine, Necker Hospital model, effectively a French-manufactured Kolff-Brigham type, made by Societe Usifroid, Paris, c.1955, and used from that date at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London.
Drinker-type iron lung respirator, London, England, 1930-1939
Drinker iron lung respirator, by Siebe Gorman and Co. Ltd., London, 1930s
Dr Macaura’s blood circulator
Mechanical massager, Dr. Macaura's blood circulator, made by British Appliances Manufacturing Co., Leeds, English, 1890-1910
Ivory dildo, possibly French, 1701-1800
Ivory dildo, in the form of an erect penis, complete with contrivance for simulating ejaculation, possibly French, 1701-1800
'Cardiff’ peritoneal dialysis machine, England, 1965-1970
"Cardiff" peritoneal dialysis machine by Hawker Siddeley, England, 1965-1970
Pocket inhaler, London, England, 1901-1918
Glass and rubber pocket inhaler with empty glass bottle, made by Maw, in case, with accessory, London
Ivory enema syringe, France, 1701-1800
Large ivory enema syringe, piston action, French, 1701-1800
Red Cross fund-raising brooch made from Zeppelin wire, 1917.
Brooch made of wire from the first Zeppelin brought-down in England, mounted on card by the British Red Cross, presumably for fund-rising purposes, c.1917
Pewter bleeding bowl, Europe, 1701-1900
Pewter bleeding bowl, graduated, 1701-1900
'One Touch Basic', blood glucose meter, United States, 1999
One Touch Basic (TM) Blood Glucose Meter, size J battery.
Defibrillator, London, England, 1970-1980
Defibrillator, battery operated type 180c with type 182 rechargeable power pack and paddles, by Cardiac Recorders Ltd., London, 1970-1980
Manufactured insulin, 'Iletin', United States, 1923
Ampoule of 5cc of Iletin (insulin) in carton, with instruction leaflet, manufactured by Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, USA, 1923.
Medical vibrator, 'Outfit No. 7' from the 1917 She
Medical vibrator, 'Outfit No. 7' from the 1917 Shelton physicians' catalogue. Motor head with mains plug and 12 vibratory attachments in wooden plush-lined cloth-covered carrying case. Made by Shelton Vibrator, Shelton Electric Co., Chicago, U.S.A., 1906-1917. The mains plug is made by General Electric Co.
Enema syringe, France, 1855-1900
Reservoir for an Eguisier's enema, French, 1855-1900
Two copper and zinc chains, France, 1855-1870
Two copper and zinc chains and 2 electrodes in leather covered box, invented by Pulvermacher, made in France, 1855-1870
Two-pin electrical mains plug
Two-pin electrical mains plug, by Crabtree, England, 1901-1910
Pharmacy leech jar, neoclassical creamware, possib
Pharmacy leech jar, neoclassical creamware, possibly Leeds Pottery, English, 1760-1820
Cardiac pacemaker, by Vitatron Medical Dieren, Hol
Cardiac pacemaker, by Vitatron Medical Dieren, Holland, 1970-1985
Duchenne's late C19 magneto electric therapy machi
Duchenne's late C19 magneto electric therapy machine, cased, expensively manufactured by Deleuil of Paris, French, 1860-1900
Four lancets, steel and tortoiseshell, various mak
Four lancets, steel and tortoiseshell, various makers, in leather case, British, 19th century
Pewter bleeding bowl, graduated, made by S. Maw, L
Pewter bleeding bowl, graduated, made by S. Maw, London, c.1850-1915
Blood glucose tester, Germany, 1999
Glucotrend (TM) soft test system, blood glucose tester and glucose strips, in canister, by Boehringer Mannheim, United Kingdom, 1999 (see note).
Diorama showing the anatomy theatre at Padua in 1594, England, 1901-1950
Scale model of anatomy theatre built at Padua in 1594 showing dissection taking place, English, 1900-1950
Growth Hormone Injection Pen
One 'Genotropin' injection pen, model 'Pen 16' in case, by Pharmacia & Upjohn Limited, United Kingdom, 1990-1995. Supplied with five of 16 demonstration Genotropin injection cartridges, by Pharmacia Biotech, Sweden, 1990-1995.
Bullet probe, Nelaton, steel, porcelain head, late
Bullet probe, Nelaton, steel, porcelain head, late 19th century
Therapeutic Exercise Chair, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1901-1905
Exercise chair for patients with poliomyelitis, made by Rossel, Schwarz and Co., Wiesbaden, Germany, 1901 to 1905
Hand held electric vibrator, English, dated 1909
Hand held electric vibrator, English, dated 1909
Hypodermic syringe, Paris, France, 1851-1900
Screw action hypodermic syringe with spare needles with case, by Mathieu of 28 Rue de l'anciene comedie, Paris, 1851-1890
Milton Roy kidney machine
Milton Roy kidney machine used for home dialysis, c.1966
Blundell's blood transfusion apparatus, London, England,1801-1900
Blundell (?) blood transfusion apparatus in mahogany case, by Savigny and Co., London 19th century.
Blood transfusion bottle, capped, with associated parts, England, 1978
M.R.C. straight sided blood transfusion bottle, capped, with rubber tubing and drop indicator, from the National Blood Transfusion Service, 1978
'A Cause of Military Inefficiency', booklet on STIs, England, 1914-1918
Booklet, "A cause of Military Inefficiency", on venereal disease, issued to First World War troops
Two metal buttons showing an enema treatment, Germany, 1701-1900
Two metal buttons, one depicts a doctor administering on enema, the other shows the patient defecating with the doctor looking on, executed in repousse, German
'VeeDee' Mechanical vibrator, London, England, 1900-1915
Mechanical ' VeeDee' vibrator, cased by J.E. Garratt, London, English, 1900-1915
D'Arsonval high frequency electrotherapy machine,
D'Arsonval high frequency electrotherapy machine, probably an early version later modified for use with mains current, consists of control cabinet, desk, Oudin resonator, condenser, motor and motor switch, by Gaiffe-Gallot and Pilon of Paris, French, 1890-1920. See note.
Blood glucose tester, United States, 1999
Glucometer 'Esprit', blood glucose meter, with automatic lancing device, ten blood glucose test sensors, two bottles of normal control fluid, 2.5ml, and blister pack containing lancet packs in packaging, supplied by Bayer PLC, England, and made by the Bayer Corporation, United States, 1999 (see note).
Clarke's-type electromagnetic machine, in rectangu
Clarke's-type electromagnetic machine, in rectangular box, with horseshoe magnet, 2 rotating bobbins and pulley wheels, patented by Davis and Kidder, made by W. H. Burnap, Lowell, U.S.A., 1854-1860s
Box contining two Test Medium InnoLet devices for injecting insulin and instructions for use, made by Novo Nordisk, 2000 - 2007. The InnoLet devices have been designed with a large simple to use dose selector dial that features large dose numbers and clicks audibly to enable visually and physically impaired patients to set and inject the correct insulin dose. The devices are demonstration models of the InnoLet devices used to educate patients about the use of the device and do not contain insulin.
Enema syringe, London, England, 1866-1927
Enema syringe, brass with ivory nozzle, piston-action. made by Arnold and Sons, 1851-1900, English
Therapeutic inhaler, London, England, 1935-1942
'Elektro Pneumostat' therapeutic inhaler for the treatment of respiratory complaints, made by PAG, Germany, distributed by Francis Riddell, London, 1935-1942
'Exubera' insulin inhaler, United States, 2002-2007
Exubera insulin inhaler device, the first inhalation device for insulin delivery as an alternative to injections, made by Pfizer, c.2007.