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1996.3.1_brandon co2 snow apparatus 3.jpg

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Title

Brandon CO2 Snow Apparatus

Description

For the treatment of skin blemishes; apparatus comprises an expansion chamber with ebonite mould attached, a rammer and a bulb holder.

Date

c. 1950s-1960s

Identifier

1996/3.1

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 13 cm (chamber); 11 cm (rammer); 16 cm (bulb holder)

Materials

Metal, ebonite.

Description

For the treatment of skin blemishes; apparatus comprises an expansion chamber with ebonite mould attached, a rammer and a bulb holder.

1996.3.3_hyfrecator 3.jpg

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Hyfrecator

Description

Hyfrecator for electro-dessication, fulguration and bi-active coagulation; comes with needle, footswitch and envelope with mounting screws.

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

1996/3.3

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.4 cm (hyfrecator); 16 cm (needle); Diameter: 8.1 cm (footswitch)

Materials

Plastic, metal.

Description

Hyfrecator for electro-dessication, fulguration and bi-active coagulation; comes with needle, footswitch and envelope with mounting screws.

2006.7.16_Bier suction.jpg

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Title

Bier's Suction Apparatus

Description

Bier's suction apparatus for furuncle. Made of pressed and blown glass.

Date

c. 1880-1900

Identifier

2006/7.16

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Physical Dimensions

8.8cm in length, 4.7cm in width.

Materials

Glass

Description

Bier's suction apparatus for furuncle. Made of pressed and blown glass.

2003.93_eveready machine 3.jpg

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Eveready Medical Coil

Description

This medical coil was manufactured by the Eveready Battery Company, which is now owned by Energizer. It would have been used to treat skin conditions, such as eczema, via electrical conduction.

Date

c. 1930s-1960s

Identifier

2003/93

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.7 cm

Materials

Length: 16.7 cm

Description

This medical coil was manufactured by the Eveready Battery Company, which is now owned by Energizer. It would have been used to treat skin conditions, such as eczema, via electrical conduction.

2000.3.120_UV lamp 4.jpg

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Ultra-violet Ray Lamp

Description

This ultra-violet ray lamp was manufactured by Hanovia Ltd., and is described as "the prescription ultra-violet lamp". The lamp comes with a pair of protective glasses so as to prevent any damage to the patient's eyesight.

Ultra-violet light therapy is performed to treat certain skin disorders, such as eczema and psoriasis. Exposure to UV rays must be well-controlled and monitored. Over-exposure can have serious side effects, and can potentially result in skin cancer.

Date

c. 20th Century

Identifier

2000/3.120

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Physical Dimensions

Height: 51 cm

Materials

Aluminium; enamel; glass; metal; plastic

Description

This ultra-violet ray lamp was manufactured by Hanovia Ltd., and is described as "the prescription ultra-violet lamp". The lamp comes with a pair of protective glasses so as to prevent any damage to the patient's eyesight.

Ultra-violet light therapy is performed to treat certain skin disorders, such as eczema and psoriasis. Exposure to UV rays must be well-controlled and monitored. Over-exposure can have serious side effects, and can potentially result in skin cancer.

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