Glass slab possibly used by Joseph Lister in his microbiology experiments, Europe, 1870-1912

Made:
1870-1912 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

A641018 Set of 6 test-tubes, each with a glass cap, upright in a test-tube stand made from glass and wire, used by
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1 glass slab, possibly used by Lister in his microbiological experiments

This glass slab would have been used to cover specimens and flasks that were being experimented on to allow air in but not dust. It is shown here with six of Joseph Lister’s test tubes (A641018).

Related people

Details

Category:
Microbiology
Object Number:
A645135
type:
slab
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.