more information on the Royal Berkshire Medical Museum collection
Royal Berkshire Medical Museum
London Road Reading RG1 5AN
United Kingdom

The Royal Berkshire Medical Museum is part of the Berkshire Medical Heritage Centre which was founded in 1997.

Our aim is to preserve and display items of historical medical interest particularly those with a local connection.

The museum is only open on the first and third Sundays in the month from 2.00 to 4.30 pm.

We have 4 trumpets, as follows:
ear trumpet 1 - metal interior, leather covering, brass hanging ring, ? ivory earpiece.
ear trumpet 2 - Bakelite, 3 piece.
ear trumpet 3 - Banjo type, brass, ?ebony earpiece Manufacturer: Hawksley, Oxford St, London.
ear trumpet 4 - metal ? brass, ?ebony earpiece, brass hanging ring.

Images © Berkshire Medical Heritage Centre

Images © Berkshire Medical Heritage Centre

Ear Trumpets, the Packington Collection
SY10, Shropshire, UK