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Title

Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe

Description

A lachrymal irrigation syringe with two fittings, in a leather-covered case. On the inside of the lid, there is gold lettering reading 'ARCHD YOUNG & SON, 57 & 61 FORREST ROAD, EDINBURGH.'

This instrument would have been used to wash out the lachrymal system of the eye.

Creator

Archibald Young & Son

Date

c. 1890s - c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/77.45

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.3cm

Materials

Leather; Metal

Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.3cm

Materials

Leather; Metal

Files

Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe
Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe
Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe

Collection

Citation

Archibald Young & Son, “Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe,” Heritage, accessed September 29, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1780.