Item Details

Orthopedic Surgical Set

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Ebony (Wood)
Summary
The phrases, "Robt. B & Alex Tunstall" and "bone case" are stamped on the case. The set includes the following items: metacarpal saw, Hey's saw, lion jaw bone holding forceps, curved chisel/gauge, double-sided chisel?, Linston's bone forceps, straight gouge, Hamilton's bone drill, hamilton's bone drill bits (5), curved suture needle.
Date Created
circa 1870 - 1880
Description
5.5 x 27.4 x 12 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00598
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