Whittemore's 1866 patent mechanical vaccinator
Used to vaccinate
Small metal instrument with a place for the doctor's finger and a lever to inject the vaccine into a patient. Inscription says "Made By Codman & Shurtleff Boston" on the left side. the right side says "Whittlemore's Patent Feb 21, 1866".
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Patent mechanical vaccinator
Whittemore, Amos, 1759-1828 and Codman & Shurtleff, “Whittemore's 1866 patent mechanical vaccinator,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed November 27, 2020, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/16879.