Bowls like this one were used to catch the blood released by bleeding. The appearance of blood was a useful diagnostic tool for physicians, who examined it for clues about the body's internal state. This large bowl was…
- 1940 – 1949
This vessel is believed to be one of the original fermentation pans used by researchers at Oxford University to produce penicillin in the 1940s.
Rectangular porcelain vessel used for growing penicillin; sealed at all…