M0005073: Antiseptic steam spray used by Josehp Lister

28 November 1936
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced November 2021: Lister, steam spray.


Photograph of an antiseptic spray used by Joseph Lister during surgical operations to create an antiseptic environment. The item was previously part of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum but is not held by Wellcome Collection.


28 November 1936

Physical description

1 photograph sheet film negative; 12 x 16.5 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Copyright note

Copyright is held by Wellcome Collection

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

Where to find it

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