Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A cylindrical enema syringe made of ivory that is carved in repeating bands of geometric or vegetal patterns.

Title: Ivory enema syringe, Sri Lanka

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Date: 1751-1800

Source: Science Museum, London

Copyright/Permissions: Ivory enema syringe, Sri Lanka, 1751-1800. Credit: Science Museum, London. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Sri Lanka

 

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