Coronavirus (COVID-19) While museums are closed, the Science and Society Picture Library prints site is fully operational and we have added an FAQ page here.

Syringe, Sri Lankan, 16th century.

Syringe, Sri Lankan, 16th century.
2 5 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 17cm


A finely carved ivory syringe, said to have been a gift from King Kirthisin Rajasinghe to his royal physicians.

Image Details

Image Ref.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas