Item Details

Pocket Surgical Instrument Set

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Shell (Animal Material); Ivory (Tooth Component); Leather
Summary
Contained in leather and metal case; includes: curved sharp point bistoury - shell and metal, F.Arnold; dressing forceps - metal; scissors with one open ring - metal; artery forceps - metal, Willms; ivory handle with slide catch - ivory and metal; spring catch fenestrated artery forceps - metal; pocket case knife - shell and metal; female catheter tube - metal; grooved director - metal; curved sharp point with case bistoury - metal, Sklar Germany; male catheter - metal; dual end probe - metal; female catheter tip - metal; abscess lancet - shell and metal.
Date Created
circa 1890 - 1900
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00237
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