Item Details

Amputation and General Surgical Set

Carpenter & Co.; Reinhardt; Snowden
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Wood (Plant Material); Cloth
Summary
Instruments belonged to Henry Moss Bentley, member of the UVA School of Medicine Class of 1831. Set includes: amputating tenaculum, Hey's saw, ligature needle, catling, amputating knife, catling, probe, tonsilotome, small crown trephine with handle, large crown trephine with handle, trepanning elevator, capital saw, bow saw, 2 tourniquets, clamp, folding tongue depressor, and handle.
Date Created
circa 1840 - 1849
Description
8.4 x 41.8 x 19.2 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by R. Earle Glendy
Owned by Henry Moss Bentley
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00997
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