Item Details

Amputation and General Surgical Set

Gemrig, J.H.
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Wood (Plant Material); Cloth
Summary
Inscription on case reads "Jos. B. Whitehead, MD." Set includes: mirror, grooved director, bullet forceps, catling, two finger knife, metacarpal saw with lifting back, amputating tenaculum, three scalpels, trocar and canula, cartilage knife, forceps, tourniquet, bone forceps, curved sequestrum forceps, Darling's chain hook, curved wire serrefins, surgeon's silk suture, and cannula.
Date Created
circa 1870 - 1880
Description
6.8 x 41.5 x 17.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by Cuthbert Tunstall
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00957
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