A page from a medical supplies catalogue depicts the tools used for vaccinating patients against smallpox in the early 1900s.
Transcript: Vaccination Instruments –
1456 – The “Wigmore” Aseptic Vaccination Set, containing:
Two Lancets in fixed steel handles
On Sterilizing tube with rack for boiling lancets
One Tube Breaker (A)
One Lymph Ejector (B)
One Metal Container for vaccine tubes
In aseptic metal case, size 5 X 1 3/8 X ¾ in…….. complete.