Item Details

Surgical Kit

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Wood (Plant Material); Cloth; Ivory (Material)
Summary
Surgical kit contained in a wooden box with velvet lining; kit includes an amputation saw, Hey's saw, metacarpal saw, trephine, (2) tenacula, bone chisel, (2) knives of different sizes, straight bistoury, and concave shaving razor with an ivory handle.
Date Created
circa 1850 - 1900
Description
8.3 x 40.4 x 13 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00289
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