Items Tagged Disinfection

Carbolic Steam Sprayer

ACCESSION NUMBER: 1934.12.3 a-c Object Name: Carbolic Steam Sprayer Manufacturer: Mayer & Meltzer Date Made: circa 1870 MeSH Code: Medical Subject Headings Antisepsis;¬†Surgical Instruments ARTEFACT DESCRIPTION Lord Joseph Lister revolutionized surgery in the late 19th century by introducing antiseptic methods.¬† … Continue reading

Midwifery washbasin

ACCESSION NUMBER: 1927.1.1 Object Name: Midwifery washbasin Manufacturer: Anton Fischer Earthenware (Neumark) Date Made: 1833-1870 Country of Origin: Bohemia MeSH Code: Medical Subject Headings Equipment and Supplies, Hospital; Antisepsis; Obstetrics; Midwifery ARTEFACT DESCRIPTION This tin-glazed earthenware basin marks the beginning … Continue reading