Item Details

Trephine Set

Schively
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Wood (Plant Material); Cloth
Summary
Containing two trephines and other instruments for operations on the skull. Some instruments are stamped "Schively," and the set was likely produced by medical instrument maker Henry Schively II or his son Charles S. Schively. The wooden case is inscribed: "To Doct Tunstall from an obliged patient."
Date Created
circa 1835 - 1855
Description
5.5 x 23.5 x 18.6 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
artifacts00410
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