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1997.7.2_steriliser_1.jpg

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Portable Steriliser

Description

Portable steriliser, metal, that belonged to Alexander Strang.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.2

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Length: 31 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Portable steriliser, metal, that belonged to Alexander Strang.

2007.1.18_Milne Murray midwifery forceps 7.jpg

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Portable Steriliser

Description

Metal portable steriliser for sterilising instruments.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.20

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11 x 41 x 9.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal portable steriliser for sterilising instruments.

2006.7.47_surgical scalpels 4.jpg

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Surgical Scalpels in Aseptic Metal Box

Description

Box is fitted with secured metal rack to retain the scalpels, and is hinged. Secured with metal clip. The scalpels are identical and four in number. Box is plated, possibly nickel.
The scalpels are forged from solid, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1920-1940

Identifier

2006/7.47

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Physical Dimensions

Box: 17.8cm in length, 3.9cm in width, 1.6cm in depth.
Scalpels: 16.1cm in length, 1cm in width.

Materials

Metal

Description

Box is fitted with secured metal rack to retain the scalpels, and is hinged. Secured with metal clip. The scalpels are identical and four in number. Box is plated, possibly nickel.
The scalpels are forged from solid, stainless steel.

2003.8_Osteotome 3 27th.jpg

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Macewen's Osteotomes

Description

Set of osteotomes, made by a Glasgow blacksmith, T. H. Macdonald, according to the specifications of the surgeon, Sir William Macewen. This was a new type of instrument devised and named by Macewen and used alongside the chisel in bone operations. The manufacture of the osteotomes was described in detail in Macewen's book, "Osteotomy", published in 1880. This particular set of osteotomes was used by Macewen with great success and he performed hundreds of osteotomies with them.

Date

1875

Identifier

2003/8

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.3 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Set of osteotomes, made by a Glasgow blacksmith, T. H. Macdonald, according to the specifications of the surgeon, Sir William Macewen. This was a new type of instrument devised and named by Macewen and used alongside the chisel in bone operations. The manufacture of the osteotomes was described in detail in Macewen's book, "Osteotomy", published in 1880. This particular set of osteotomes was used by Macewen with great success and he performed hundreds of osteotomies with them.

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