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Edward Jenner's lancets, London, England
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Made from steel with tortoiseshell protectors, these lancets were owned by Edward Jenner (1749-1823), the pioneer of smallpox vaccination. Lancets were primarily used for bloodletting, but could also be used to apply vaccines. maker: Weiss, John Place made: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom