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Surgical Instruments Set

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Medical Equipment; Wood (Plant Material); Metal; Cloth; Ivory (Material)
Summary
Contained in wooden case; owned by Dr. B.S. Middleton and Dr. B. Arthur Middleton, Emmerton, Richmond Co., VA. Set includes: 3 forceps, bone forceps, tweezers, bistoury with curved sharp point, bistoury with curved probe point, bistoury with sharp point, tenaculum, seton (?) needle, curette and director, 2 surgical needles in separate paper covers, 3 surgical needles wrapped together in one paper cover, surgical needle without cover, hook, 2 aneurysm needles, double hook, brush, spring lancet, paper scrap, capital saw, metacarpal saw, catling, amputating knife, amputating tenaculum.
Date Created
circa 1850 - 1875
Description
9 x 40 x 20 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00994
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