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front Drug Jar
Drug jars like this one were usually oviform in shape and were owned most frequently by physicians.
front Feeding Vessel

This small vessel was used to feed patients at the Franklin County Public Hospital, Greenfield, Massachusetts.
front Syringes with Case

Two antique syringes from the late 1800s show evidence of the requirements for sterilization: they are entirely made of metal or glass.
front Medicine Bottles with Case

Six medicine bottles in a simple wooden case date to around 1900 and were probably used at the Franklin County Public Hospital.
front Throat Pump

A throat pump that was used at the Franklin County Public Hospital to spray iodine onto infected throats. Iodine is a remarkably useful antiseptic discovered in 1812.
front Irrigation Syringe

This irrigation syringe dates to around 1900 and was used to moisten or irrigate wounds.
front Bedpan

This turn-of-the-20th-century bedpan has an elegant shape for an inelegant function.
front Goggles with Case

These training goggles were used by the nurse trainees at the Franklin County Public Hospital in basic chemistry classes, signaling a rare event: young women being taught basic science.
front Syringe

A nickel-plated component on this turn-of-the-19th century syringe demonstrates the effort to create medical instruments capable of surviving the harsh methods used for sterilization.
front Scales
c. 1900
A scale of this small size could be carried in one's pocket.


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