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Doctor's Instrument Case

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T829
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1820 - 1830


This pocket instrument case is made of walnut and was possibly used for carrying scarifiers for vaccinations, or for dental instruments. It dates from the Regency period.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Joined. Carved.
Place of Origin:England


Height:9.6 cm
Width:5.6 cm
Depth:2.3 cm