Stainless steel steriliser, England, 1935-1960

Made:
1935-1960 in England
maker:
Allen & Hanburys Limited

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Sterilizer, stainless steel by Allen and Hanbury, English, 1935-1960. Full View, graduated grey background.
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Sterilizer, stainless steel by Allen and Hanburys, English, 1935-1960

Sterilizers are used to destroy infection-causing bacteria on instruments and medical equipment by boiling the objects in water. This sterilizer is made of stainless steel and will not rust. It also contains a linen bag which may have also been used to hold the medical equipment that was being sterilized.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1987-55
Materials:
stainless steel, textile
type:
steriliser
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Maidstone Hospitals Historical Society
status:
Permanent collection

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