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1999_3_3_2_uterine curette_1.jpg

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Title

Uterine Curette

Description

Metal uterine curette.

Creator

Harris and Co., Birmingham

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999.3.3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 24.6 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal uterine curette.

2003_22_5_uterine curette_1.jpg

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Title

Uterine Curette

Description

Metal uterine curette.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Ltd.; 1834-1987; Medical and surgical instrument makers

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/22.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal uterine curette.

1997_8_21_Sims uterine curette_1.jpg

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Title

Sim's Uterine Curette

Description

Sim's double-ended uterine curette.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997.8.21

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 27.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Sim's double-ended uterine curette.

2000_3_54_disposable speculum_1.jpg

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Title

Disposable vaginal speculum

Description

Disposable vaginal speculum, plastic, in plastic bag.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2000/3.54

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.7cm height

Materials

Plastic

Description

Disposable vaginal speculum, plastic, in plastic bag.

1999-2.11_syringe_1.jpg

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Title

Cartridge Syringe

Description

Cartridge syringe in cardboard box.

Creator

Medical and Industrial Equipment Ltd., England

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/2.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.1 cm

Materials

Metal, cardboard

Description

Cartridge syringe in cardboard box.

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Title

Aspiject

Description

Plastic case containing an 'Aspiject' syringe used for infiltration and block analgesia.

Creator

Astra Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

HD/1204

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Plastic, metal

Description

Plastic case containing an 'Aspiject' syringe used for infiltration and block analgesia.

HD549_plugger_1.jpg

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Title

Dental Plugger

Description

Metal dental plugger with brass octagonal body for filling cavities

Creator

S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/549

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length 15.5 cm

Materials

Metal, brass

Description

Metal dental plugger with brass octagonal body for filling cavities

HD517_plugger_2.jpg

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Dental Plugger

Description

Metal dental plugger for filling cavities

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1874-1968

Identifier

HD/517

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length 14cm, height 0.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal dental plugger for filling cavities

HD693_gold anneal_2.jpg

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Title

Gold Foil Annealing Lamp

Description

Spirit lamp and circular slab of mica used to anneal cohesive gold cylinders for dental cavities.

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1874-1968

Identifier

HD/693

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

radius 5.5cm, 0.4cm thickness, height 10.5cm

Materials

metal, glass, mica

Description

Spirit lamp and circular slab of mica used to anneal cohesive gold cylinders for dental cavities.

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Title

Dental Mallet

Description

Dental mallet for condensing gold used to fill cavities for dental restoration.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/690

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Physical Dimensions

18cm length, 3cm width

Materials

metal,ebony

Description

Dental mallet for condensing gold used to fill cavities for dental restoration.

HD119_plugger points_2.jpg

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Set of Interchangeable Plugger Points

Description

Set of 8 interchangeable plugger points in velvet lined box, with ebony handpiece.

Creator

The Williams Gold Refining Co.

Date

c.1900s

Identifier

HD/119

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 15cm x 7.5 cm x 2cm

Materials

metal, ebony, velvet, card

Description

Set of 8 interchangeable plugger points in velvet lined box, with ebony handpiece.

HD715_auto_mallet_2.jpg

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Title

Double-ended Automatic Mallet

Description

Automatic mallet for dental cavity filling, used to condense the lingual surface of a resotration.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/715

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17cm length

Materials

metal, ebony

Description

Automatic mallet for dental cavity filling, used to condense the lingual surface of a resotration.

HD117_plugger set_2.jpg

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Set of Miniature Plugger Points for Dental Engine

Description

Set of miniature plugger points for electric dental engine, with handpiece and 5 different plugger heads. In purple lined box.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.; 1820-1924; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/117

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 15.5 cm length, 3.5 cm width, 1 cm high

Materials

metal, ebony, wood

Description

Set of miniature plugger points for electric dental engine, with handpiece and 5 different plugger heads. In purple lined box.

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Dental Engine Handpiece Set

Description

Handpiece set for an eletcric dental engine in velvet lined box with 6 miniature plugger points.

Creator

Dental Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; 1874-1968; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

HD/698

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box; 13.5cm x 5.5cm x 1 cm

Materials

metal, velvet, wood

Description

Handpiece set for an eletcric dental engine in velvet lined box with 6 miniature plugger points.

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Automatic Hand Mallet

Description

Single ended chrome and ebony hand mallet used for gold foil restoration work.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.; 1820-1924; Dental manufacturers

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

HD/722

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Single ended chrome and ebony hand mallet used for gold foil restoration work.

HD188_clamp forceps_4.jpg

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Title

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Description

Pair of metal rubber dam clamp forceps used to maintain a dry field when filling a cavity with cohesive gold cylinders.

Creator

The Glasgow Dental Depot

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/188

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18.5cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Pair of metal rubber dam clamp forceps used to maintain a dry field when filling a cavity with cohesive gold cylinders.

HD130_electromagnetic mallet_4.jpg

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Title

Electromagnetic Mallet

Description

Electromagnetic mallet for dental foil cavity fillings.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1880

Identifier

HD/130

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Electromagnetic mallet for dental foil cavity fillings.

HD122_engine auto mallet_4.jpg

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Title

Engine-Operated Automatic Mallet

Description

Mallet portion of automatic dental mallet that would have been operated by an engine, for dental cavity fillings.

Creator

The S.S. White Dental MFG Co.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

HD/122

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Mallet portion of automatic dental mallet that would have been operated by an engine, for dental cavity fillings.

Hd125_bow separator_3.jpg

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Title

Ivory's Double Bow Separator

Description

Separator for anterior or posterior teeth

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/125

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Separator for anterior or posterior teeth

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Bur Stand

Description

Cream bakelite stand, designed to hold 120 straight and contra angle hand piece burs.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/676

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Bakelite and metal

Description

Cream bakelite stand, designed to hold 120 straight and contra angle hand piece burs.

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Title

Hand Mallet

Description

Mallet with lead filled head and ebony handle used in restoration work by gold plugging.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/691

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony and metal

Description

Mallet with lead filled head and ebony handle used in restoration work by gold plugging.

2003.172.4_speculum_1.jpg

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Reid's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Metal vaginal speculum, originally designed by Dr W.L.Reid.

Creator

W.L.Reid

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/177.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15.8 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal vaginal speculum, originally designed by Dr W.L.Reid.

2000.3.53_speculum_2.jpg

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Brewer's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Brewer's vaginal speculum for use in a cervical smear test.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.53

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 11.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Brewer's vaginal speculum for use in a cervical smear test.

2000.3.60_ayre_1.jpg

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Ayre's spatula

Description

Group of Ayre's spatulas for cervical smear test.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2000/3.60

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.7 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Group of Ayre's spatulas for cervical smear test.

2000.3.56_forceps_2.jpg

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Mayo-Ochsner's Artery Forceps

Description

Mayo-Ochsner's artery forceps, stainless steel.

Creator

Medical Supply Association Ltd

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/3.56

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Mayo-Ochsner's artery forceps, stainless steel.

2005.10.2_needles_3.jpg

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Title

Singer Surgical Needles

Description

Cardboard box containing size 25 Singer surgical needles with taper stub point.

Creator

Singer Corporation

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.8 x 2.9 x 4.7 cm

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Cardboard box containing size 25 Singer surgical needles with taper stub point.

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Title

Singer Surgical Needles

Description

Cardboard box containing size 23 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

Creator

Singer Corporation

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.8 x 2.9 x 4.7 cm

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Cardboard box containing size 23 Singer surgical needles with round taper point.

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Title

Monocular Microscope

Description

Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

Creator

R & J Beck

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Publisher

2015/2.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Brass, Glass, Black Metal

Description

Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

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Hypodermic Needles

Description

Hypodermic needles for use in a Raison or similar syringe. Size number 17 (7/8). Also included: 1 vial alloy compressible washer and 1 vial brass compressible washer.

Creator

Winbury

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/78

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Card, metal

Description

Hypodermic needles for use in a Raison or similar syringe. Size number 17 (7/8). Also included: 1 vial alloy compressible washer and 1 vial brass compressible washer.

HD65_syringe_2.jpg

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Title

Brass Medical Syringe

Description

Syringe with stop cock and 3 needles (largest needle is sharpened). Needles and stop cock fit by means of a friction sleeve. Used for injections.

Date

c. 1800

Identifier

HD/65

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Brass

Description

Syringe with stop cock and 3 needles (largest needle is sharpened). Needles and stop cock fit by means of a friction sleeve. Used for injections.

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Mouth Props

Description

Mouth props: 2 small and 1 large used in the process of administering general anaesthesia.

Creator

McKesson; 1833-; Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.865

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Mouth props: 2 small and 1 large used in the process of administering general anaesthesia.

ls96_elevator_1.jpg

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Title

Dental Elevator

Description

Carved adjustable elevator with ivory riveted to metal handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2004/8.96

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

150 mm length

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Carved adjustable elevator with ivory riveted to metal handle.

ls92_elevator_1.jpg

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Title

Dental Elevator

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2004/8.92

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Physical Dimensions

178 mm length

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

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Title

3D Scan of Scarificator

Description

This scan is of a scarificator dating from the 1800s. A scarificator is an instrument used to make several incisions into the skin simultaneously in order to bleed a patient.

Description

This scan is of a scarificator dating from the 1800s. A scarificator is an instrument used to make several incisions into the skin simultaneously in order to bleed a patient.

2003.280.2_eye instruments 2.jpg

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Title

Ophthalmic Instrument Set

Description

Set of ophthalmic instruments. Wooden box contains two spuds, two lens hooks and two capsulotomes knives.

Date

c. 1825

Identifier

2003/280.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.4 cm

Materials

Ebony, metal, wood, velvet

Description

Set of ophthalmic instruments. Wooden box contains two spuds, two lens hooks and two capsulotomes knives.

HD.816_enamel_1.jpg

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Title

Porcelain Enamels

Description

8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/816

Description

8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

HD.813_enamel_2.jpg

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Title

Fusing Porcelain Powders

Description

2 boxes of low and high fusing porcelains, complete with brushes, tweezers and spatulas for colouring crown and bridgework.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/813

Description

2 boxes of low and high fusing porcelains, complete with brushes, tweezers and spatulas for colouring crown and bridgework.

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Title

Lancet Case Scan

Description

This lancet case made of silver, and has the initials "JCH" inscribed on the front.

Lancets are essentially very small scalpels used to take blood samples. Today they are disposable and used once per patient. However, the lancets that would have been held in this case would have been used several times, being sterilised between each use.

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Description

This lancet case made of silver, and has the initials "JCH" inscribed on the front.

Lancets are essentially very small scalpels used to take blood samples. Today they are disposable and used once per patient. However, the lancets that would have been held in this case would have been used several times, being sterilised between each use.

2002.5.8_bone forceps_5.jpg

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Title

Horsley's Bone Cutting Forceps

Description

Horsley's bone cutting forceps, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22.7 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Horsley's bone cutting forceps, stainless steel.

2002.5.5_bone forceps_4.jpg

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Title

Bone Forceps

Description

Bone forceps, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Bone forceps, stainless steel.

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Title

3D Scan of Wilson-Type Microscope

Description

c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

Description

c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

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3D Scan of Biphasic Stimulator

Description

c. 1960s

This bi-phasic stimulator was owned (and probably built) by the neurologist James Sloan Robertson. Although the exact purpose of the machine is unclear, it was most likely used during surgical treatment of patients suffering from epilepsy. An electrode would be attached to the machine, which would help the surgeon to locate a lesion for removal, and also ensure that an undamaged part of the brain was not about to be removed. The device is clearly handmade, and is most likely an early prototype or precursor to machines used in later deep brain recording techniques.

James Sloan Robertson was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK. After graduating in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1920, he worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He then trained in Canada for a year under renowned neurosurgeon, Wilder Penfield, at the Neurological Institute, Montreal.
During the Second World War, Robertson worked as a specialist in neurosurgery at the EMS Hospital in Killearn. He was one of the men behind the creation of the Institute of Neurological Sciences at Glasgow.

Description

c. 1960s

This bi-phasic stimulator was owned (and probably built) by the neurologist James Sloan Robertson. Although the exact purpose of the machine is unclear, it was most likely used during surgical treatment of patients suffering from epilepsy. An electrode would be attached to the machine, which would help the surgeon to locate a lesion for removal, and also ensure that an undamaged part of the brain was not about to be removed. The device is clearly handmade, and is most likely an early prototype or precursor to machines used in later deep brain recording techniques.

James Sloan Robertson was one of the first modern neurosurgeons in the UK. After graduating in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1920, he worked as a surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He then trained in Canada for a year under renowned neurosurgeon, Wilder Penfield, at the Neurological Institute, Montreal.
During the Second World War, Robertson worked as a specialist in neurosurgery at the EMS Hospital in Killearn. He was one of the men behind the creation of the Institute of Neurological Sciences at Glasgow.

hd.29_dam clamp forceps_1.jpg

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Title

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps used to maintain a dry field.

Date

c. 1890

Identifier

2005/8.29

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps used to maintain a dry field.

hd.24_tongue forceps_2.jpg

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Title

Tongue Forceps

Description

Chrome-plated metal with red rubber inserts for gripping. Ratchet grip on the handle, and No.3 stamped on the hinge.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

2005/8.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Steel, rubber.

Description

Chrome-plated metal with red rubber inserts for gripping. Ratchet grip on the handle, and No.3 stamped on the hinge.

hd.23_tongue forceps_1.jpg

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Title

Tongue Forceps

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps. Serrated, broad blades with ratchet grips for gripping tissue. Separable at the hinge.

Creator

Med Supply, Sheffield.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2005/8.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Chrome plated metal forceps. Serrated, broad blades with ratchet grips for gripping tissue. Separable at the hinge.

2001.4.6_endoscopic dissector_2.jpg

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Title

Endoscopic Dissector

Description

Endoscopic dissector for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 47.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Endoscopic dissector for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.5_grasping instrument_3.jpg

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Title

Grasping Instrument

Description

Grasping instrument for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 46 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Grasping instrument for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.4_endoscopic shears_2.jpg

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Title

Endoscopic Shears

Description

Endoscopic shears for keyhole surgery.

Creator

Auto Suture

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 47.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic

Description

Endoscopic shears for keyhole surgery.

2001.4.2_multi clip applier_2.jpg

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Title

Multiple Clip Applier

Description

Multiple clip applier for keyhole surgery,

Creator

Ethicon Inc

Date

c. 2000

Identifier

2001/4.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 44 cm

Materials

Plastic, titanium.

Description

Multiple clip applier for keyhole surgery,

2001.4.1_stapler_1.jpg

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Title

Stapler

Description

Stapler for keyhole surgery.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2001/4.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 44 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Stapler for keyhole surgery.

2002.5.17_goniometer_1.jpg

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Title

Goniometer

Description

Goniometer, metal, in mock leather container.

Creator

Zimmer

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Goniometer, metal, in mock leather container.

2004-7.1_pneumo_3.jpg

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Title

Miniature Pneumothorax Apparatus

Description

Wooden box containing metal pump, regulating valve, aneroid manometer and filter.

Creator

Genito-Urinary Manufacturing Co. Ltd

Date

c. 1934-1936

Identifier

2004/7.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood, Metal, Rubber

Description

Wooden box containing metal pump, regulating valve, aneroid manometer and filter.

2003.73_scarificator_1.jpg

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Title

Scarificator

Description

Metal scarificator for bloodletting.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Ltd

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/72

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal scarificator for bloodletting.

2003.45_scarificator_3.jpg

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Title

Scarificators

Description

Two metal scarificators for bloodletting.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/45

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 4.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Two metal scarificators for bloodletting.

1997.8.19_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.3_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.4_dilator_2.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.5_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.6 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.6_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.7 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.7_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.8_dilator_1.jpg

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Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

1997.8.9_dilator_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hawkins-Ambler's uterine dilator, metal.

2003.27.25_clover inhaler_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clover's ether inhaler, Hewitt's modification

Description

Clover's ether inhaler, Hewitt's modification.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/27.25

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 45.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic, rubber

Description

Clover's ether inhaler, Hewitt's modification.

2003.29.1_flowmeter_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Flowmeter

Description

Flowmeter once part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

Date

c. 1940s

Identifier

2003/29.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 19.8 cm

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Flowmeter once part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

2003.29.6_chloroform vaporiser_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Chloroform Vaporiser

Description

Chloroform Vaporiser, once part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

Creator

M.I.E. Ltd.

Date

c. 1940s

Identifier

2003/29.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 23.2 cm

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Chloroform Vaporiser, once part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

2003.29.7_bobbin flowmeter_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bobbin Flowmeter

Description

Bobbin Flowmeter, most likely part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/29.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 25 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, plastic.

Description

Bobbin Flowmeter, most likely part of an anaesthesia apparatus.

2003.63_bladder sound_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bladder Syringe

Description

Bladder syringe in wooden case.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2003/63

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 36.3 cm (box)

Materials

Brass, ivory, rubber, wood.

Description

Bladder syringe in wooden case.

2000.3.69_syringe_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe

Description

Record syringe in tobacco tin.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.69

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Record syringe in tobacco tin.

2003.77.43_instrument case_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pocket Dressing Instrument Case

Description

Leather pocket dressing instrument case, thought to be a field surgical case.

Date

c. 1840s

Identifier

2003/77.43

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Leather

Description

Leather pocket dressing instrument case, thought to be a field surgical case.

2000.5.1_urethral dilator_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urethral Dilator

Description

Urethral dilator.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2000/5.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 34 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Urethral dilator.

2019_medicine chest_mortar_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pill crusher

Description

Glass mortar with dipped lip and glass pestle

Date

19th century - 20th century

Identifier

2019/5.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Mortar 4 cm tall, 8 cm wide; Pestle, 6.5 cm long

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass mortar with dipped lip and glass pestle

HD_1270_burs_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Burs

Description

Box containing an assortment of dental burs, for use with a straight hand piece.

Identifier

HD/1270

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Box containing an assortment of dental burs, for use with a straight hand piece.

2018-9.13_extendable dental mirror_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extendable Dental Mirror

Description

Extendable metal dental mirror

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2018/9.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

L: 23.5 cm (extended)

Materials

Metal

Description

Extendable metal dental mirror

2018.17.4_surgical kit_4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Surgical Kit

Description

Boxed surgical kit, including bow-frame amputation saw, spare saw blade, curved surgical scissors, 2 Liston-type amputation knives, 5 scissor clamps, 2 clamping tweezers, hook, and needles.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2018/17.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

33 x 11 x 4 cm

Materials

steel, brass, cloth

Description

Boxed surgical kit, including bow-frame amputation saw, spare saw blade, curved surgical scissors, 2 Liston-type amputation knives, 5 scissor clamps, 2 clamping tweezers, hook, and needles.

2018.17.3_trilene inhaler_5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trilene Inhaler

Description

Trilene (trichloroethylene) anaesthetic inhaler for hand-held, self-administered pain relief in midwifery and obstetrics. Includes instruction leaflet, rubber face mask and key for adjusting output. This was the first vaporiser manufcatured by Cyprane after it was established in 1947. Stored in a brown leather case.

Date

c. mid-1900s

Identifier

2018/17.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20 x 15 x 9.5 cm

Materials

metal, rubber, paper

Description

Trilene (trichloroethylene) anaesthetic inhaler for hand-held, self-administered pain relief in midwifery and obstetrics. Includes instruction leaflet, rubber face mask and key for adjusting output. This was the first vaporiser manufcatured by Cyprane after it was established in 1947. Stored in a brown leather case.

2018.17.2_caustic pencil_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Caustic Pencil

Description

Box containing caustic pencil of toughened silver nitrate

Creator

Portia

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2018/17.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.2 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm

Materials

cardboard, plastic, silver

Description

Box containing caustic pencil of toughened silver nitrate

2003-27.4_ogston inhaler_2 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ogston's Inhaler

Description

Ogston's inhaler, metal.

Date

c. 1890s-1920s

Identifier

2003/27.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Ogston's inhaler, metal.

2003-29.3_doyer mouth gag_2 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Doyen's Mouth Gag

Description

Doyen's mouth gag, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/29.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Doyen's mouth gag, metal.

1997-7.7_mouth gag_1 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sydenham's Modified Mouth Gag

Description

Sydenham's modified mouth gag, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

1997/7.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Sydenham's modified mouth gag, stainless steel.

1997.7.8_laryngeal syringe_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Syringe

Description

Laryngeal syringe for anaesthetising the larynx.

Date

c. 1930s-1950s

Identifier

1997/7.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Laryngeal syringe for anaesthetising the larynx.

1997-7.4_schimmel_1 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Adult Schimmelbusch Inhaler

Description

Schimmelbusch inhaler, for an adult.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Schimmelbusch inhaler, for an adult.

1997-7.3_schimmel_3 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Child Schimmelbusch Inhaler

Description

Schimmelbusch inhaler, for a child.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.6 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Schimmelbusch inhaler, for a child.

1997.7.2_steriliser_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Portable Steriliser

Description

Portable steriliser, metal, that belonged to Alexander Strang.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 31 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Portable steriliser, metal, that belonged to Alexander Strang.

2018.5_barograph_1.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Barograph

Description

Clockwork mechanism contained in a glazed mahogany case with graph drawer at base. With plaque inscribed "In memory of James Paton Boyd MB FFPSG."

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2018/5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height = 23 cm; Width = 37 cm; Depth = 23 cm

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

Clockwork mechanism contained in a glazed mahogany case with graph drawer at base. With plaque inscribed "In memory of James Paton Boyd MB FFPSG."

2003.77.57_ophthalmic set.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trial Frame

Description

Trial frame and lenses, in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 1880s

Identifier

2003/77.57

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.3 cm

Materials

Glass, leather, metal, velvet.

Description

Trial frame and lenses, in leather-covered case.

2003.77.55_skiascope 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Skiascope

Description

Instrument made by Dr H. Wright Thomson for extensive examination of school children, also found to be useful in hospital refraction work. Box contains prototype and manufactured head of instrument.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

2003/77.55

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 cm

Materials

Card, glass, metal, wood.

Description

Instrument made by Dr H. Wright Thomson for extensive examination of school children, also found to be useful in hospital refraction work. Box contains prototype and manufactured head of instrument.

2003-82.12_mastoid gouge 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Horsley's Mastoid Gouge

Description

Horsley's mastoid gouge, metal.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

2003/82.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Horsley's mastoid gouge, metal.

2000-7.10_mastoid gouge 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Alexander's Mastoid Gouge

Description

Alexander's mastoid gouge, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/7.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Alexander's mastoid gouge, stainless steel.

2000-7.11_mastoid gouge 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Alexander's Mastoid Gouge

Description

Alexander's mastoid gouge, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/7.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.5 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Alexander's mastoid gouge, stainless steel.

1997.7.1_ent set 9.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Fuller's Tracheotomy Cannula

Description

Fuller's tracheotomy cannula, silver-plated.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.1.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 4.7 cm (size 26); 3.3 cm (size 20); 3.2 cm (size 18)

Materials

Metal, silver.

Description

Fuller's tracheotomy cannula, silver-plated.

1997.7.1_ent set 7.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tracheal Dilating Forceps

Description

Tracheal dilating forceps, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.1.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Tracheal dilating forceps, stainless steel.

1997.7.1_ent set 15.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tracheal Hook

Description

Blunt tracheal hook, stainless steel.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.1.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.4 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel.

Description

Blunt tracheal hook, stainless steel.

1997.7.1_ent set (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tracheotomy Set

Description

Tracheotomy, or Tracheostomy, set containing one sharp hook, one blunt hook, one scalpel, one pair of dilating forceps, and three cannulae.
Before the advent of antibiotics and routine inoculation, diphtheria was a common infectious disease requiring urgent treatment.
The main problem was the rapid production of a grey thick membrane at the entrance to the fauces (back of the throat). As it thickened it began to make breathing increasingly difficult. Children, systematically weakened by the toxins produced by the disease and with naturally narrow airways, could die from suffocation without immediate relief.
The contents of this box contain all the instruments required for such an intervention.
The child was laid on his/her back with a support under the shoulder to expose the windpipe- this makes the trachea easily identified under the skin by its rings of cartilage. An incision was made into the trachea with a scalpel. Enlarging the wound vertically enabled the edges to be grasped with retraction hooks, allowing a tracheostomy tube to be inserted and secured in place by tape around the neck. This procedure would usually take less than a minute to perform, resulting in immediate relief for the patient.
During the diphtheria epidemic in the 1930s, staff in fever hospitals may have been required to perform such a procedure up to 4 or 5 times in the course of one night.
(Description provided by Mr Roy Miller FRCS(Glasg), Honorary Librarian).

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/7.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.1 cm

Materials

Nickel

Description

Tracheotomy, or Tracheostomy, set containing one sharp hook, one blunt hook, one scalpel, one pair of dilating forceps, and three cannulae.

2003.239_ent instrument.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tongue Depressor

Description

Metal tongue depressor for ENT surgery.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/239

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal tongue depressor for ENT surgery.

2003139_nasal instrument.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Frankel's Nasal Speculum

Description

Frankel's nasal speculum, ivory and metal.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

2003/139

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal.

Description

Frankel's nasal speculum, ivory and metal.

2003-29.5_tongue forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Corbould's Tongue Forceps

Description

Corbould's tongue forceps, metal.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/29.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Corbould's tongue forceps, metal.

2003-27.14_mouth wedge.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hewitt's Mouth Wedge

Description

Hewitt's mouth wedge and prop, boxwood and cotton.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.3 cm

Materials

Boxwood, cotton.

Description

Hewitt's mouth wedge and prop, boxwood and cotton.

1999-2.3_anaesthesia syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gray's Anaesthetic Syringe

Description

Gray's anaesthetic syringe, with two sets of five needles, in metal case. Metal syringe with straight and curved adaptors for Schimmel's needles.

Date

c. 1930s-1950s

Identifier

1999/2.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (syringe); 16.6 cm (case)

Materials

Metal, glass, cotton wool.

Description

Gray's anaesthetic syringe, with two sets of five needles, in metal case. Metal syringe with straight and curved adaptors for Schimmel's needles.

2003-98_intubation set 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Intubation Set

Description

O'Dwyer's intubation set, in metal case, 20th century.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/98

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

O'Dwyer's intubation set, in metal case, 20th century.

ls94_goat foot elevator 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Goat's Foot Elevator

Description

Goat's foot elevator with octagonal carved ebony handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

LS/94

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

155 mm length

Materials

Metal, ebony.

Description

Goat's foot elevator with octagonal carved ebony handle.

ls32_elevator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Elevator

Description

Straight elevator with pointed claw.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

LS/32

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

142 mm length

Materials

Metal, ivory.

Description

Straight elevator with pointed claw.

ls41_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Scalpel with slightly reversable blade.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

LS/41

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

115 mm length

Materials

Metal, ivory.

Description

Scalpel with slightly reversable blade.

2003.115_unidentified.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Goat's Foot Elevator

Description

Metal and wood goat's foot elevator.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/115

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Metal and wood goat's foot elevator.

1997.5.13_dental gouge.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Gouge

Description

Metal dental gouge.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal dental gouge.

1997.5.7_dental forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Stainless steel dental forceps for removing teeth of children.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.7 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Stainless steel dental forceps for removing teeth of children.

2003.114_dental elevator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Elevator

Description

Ivory and metal dental elevator.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/114

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm

Materials

Ivory, Metal.

Description

Ivory and metal dental elevator.

2007.1.18_Milne Murray midwifery forceps 7.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Portable Steriliser

Description

Metal portable steriliser for sterilising instruments.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.20

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11 x 41 x 9.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal portable steriliser for sterilising instruments.

2007.1.18_Milne Murray midwifery forceps 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Milne Murray's Midwifery Forceps

Description

Milne Murray's axis traction midwifery forceps, with detachable traction rod.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

2007.1.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 38 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Milne Murray's axis traction midwifery forceps, with detachable traction rod.

2007.1.19_Neville midwifery forceps 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Neville's Midwifery Forceps

Description

Neville's midwifery forceps, with removable rods, chrome-plated.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 46 cm

Materials

Chrome

Description

Neville's midwifery forceps, with removable rods, chrome-plated.

2003-77.6_pill making apparatus 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pill-Making Apparatus

Description

Pill making apparatus

Date

c.1875

Identifier

2003/77.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 34.3 cm; 46.7 cm

Materials

metal
wood

Description

Pill making apparatus

2016.3.25_curved needles_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Curved Needles

Description

Packet of White & Wright No. 6 curved needles

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.25

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6 x 3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Packet of White & Wright No. 6 curved needles

2016.3.24_curved needles.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Curved Triangular Needles

Description

Packet of Emesay No. 19 curved triangular needles.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6 x 3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Packet of Emesay No. 19 curved triangular needles.

2016.3.27_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Bard Parker no. 4 scalpel

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.27

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Bard Parker no. 4 scalpel

2016.3.11_syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe

Description

Syringe for use with hypodermic needle.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11 cm (15.5 cm extended)

Materials

Glass and metal.

Description

Syringe for use with hypodermic needle.

2016.3.30_torsion forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clamp Forceps

Description

Self-locking forceps/clamp with serrated blades.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.30

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length: 13.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Self-locking forceps/clamp with serrated blades.

2016.3.10_dental forceps 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Upper premolar extraction forceps.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Upper premolar extraction forceps.

2016.3.9_dental forceps 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Tremont No. 81 dental extraction forceps.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Tremont No. 81 dental extraction forceps.

2016.3.7_dental forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Lower premolar extraction forceps. Some rusting to the hinge.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Lower premolar extraction forceps. Some rusting to the hinge.

2016-3.8_dental forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Lower stump extraction forceps.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19 cm

Materials

Steel

Description

Lower stump extraction forceps.

2016-3.14_scissors.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scissors

Description

Steel scissors, possibly for use on dressings.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Steel scissors, possibly for use on dressings.

2016-3.6_hypodermic needles.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hypodermic Needles

Description

Tin box of Everett "The Star" No. 1 stainless hypodermic needles.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7 x 6.5 x 1 cm

Description

Tin box of Everett "The Star" No. 1 stainless hypodermic needles.

2016-3.15_tissue forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tissue Forceps

Description

Self locking tissue forceps/clamp forceps.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Steel

Description

Self locking tissue forceps/clamp forceps.

2016-3.17_forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Forceps

Description

Pair of metal forceps.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Pair of metal forceps.

2016-3.31_dental probe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Double-ended Dental Probe

Description

Ash No. 244 double-ended dental probe.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.31

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Ash No. 244 double-ended dental probe.

2016-3.23_tongue depressor.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tongue Depressor

Description

Tongue depressor in a wax paper bag advertising Pectamol for coughs.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Tongue depressor in a wax paper bag advertising Pectamol for coughs.

2016-3.16_nasal.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Nasal Speculum

Description

Tilley's nasal speculum.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8 x 3 x 2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Tilley's nasal speculum.

2016-3.21_mouth gag 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Mouth Gag

Description

Mouth gag for anaesthetics – ratchet closure with thumb release; rubber missing from one of the blades.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.20

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11 x 9 x 5 cm

Materials

metal; rubber.

Description

Mouth gag for anaesthetics – ratchet closure with thumb release; rubber missing from one of the blades.

2016-3.21_eye retractor.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Eye Forceps

Description

Chalazion eye forceps: self-retaining thumb forceps for use in removing cystic growth from the eye.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.21

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9 cm

Materials

Metal.

Description

Chalazion eye forceps: self-retaining thumb forceps for use in removing cystic growth from the eye.

2016-3.32_auroscope sepcula.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Auriscope Specula

Description

Set of 3 specula for use with an auriscope.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.32

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

3 x 3 x 4.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Set of 3 specula for use with an auriscope.

2016-3.19_uterine curette 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Double-ended Uterine Curette

Description

Double-ended uterine curette, combining aThomas’s blunt curette and Sims’s sharp curette.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 33 cm

Materials

Metal.

Description

Double-ended uterine curette, combining aThomas’s blunt curette and Sims’s sharp curette.

2016-3.1_travel instrument set.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Travel Instrument Set

Description

Set of 11 instruments in a rolled canvas case. Includes 1 pair of scissors, 1 thermometer, 3 pairs of scissor-handle forceps/clamps, 1 small double-ended bone scoop, 2 scalpel handles (without blades), 2 curved suture needles with handle, 1 pair of tweezers.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20 cm.

Materials

Metal, cloth.

Description

Set of 11 instruments in a rolled canvas case. Includes 1 pair of scissors, 1 thermometer, 3 pairs of scissor-handle forceps/clamps, 1 small double-ended bone scoop, 2 scalpel handles (without blades), 2 curved suture needles with handle, 1 pair of tweezers.

2015-1.1_diagnostic set 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Diagnostic Set

Description

Ophthalmoscope/auriscope in leatherette covered box.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2015/1.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Leather, plastic, metal.

Description

Ophthalmoscope/auriscope in leatherette covered box.

2015-1.2_susture set 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Suture Set

Description

Suture set in metal box and leather case.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2015/1.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Box length 8.4 cm, Box width 5.5 cm.

Materials

Leather, Metal, Thread.

Description

Suture set in metal box and leather case.

2018-13.3_induction catheter 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Drew Smythe's Induction Catheter

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p265.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2018/13.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

33 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p265.

2018-13.2_speculum.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cusco's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p288.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2018/13.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18 cm length

Materials

Chrome

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p288.

2018-13.1_auvard speculum 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Auvard's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p286.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2018/13.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21 cm length

Materials

Chrome, stone.

Description

Similar to one illustrated in Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., A catalogue of surgical instruments and surgical sundries, 1955, p286.

2018-7.3_bone scoop 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Scoop

Description

Bone scoop. Owned by A.K. Bowman.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2018/7.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Bone scoop. Owned by A.K. Bowman.

2018-7.1_curved trochar 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Curved Trocar

Description

Trocar, slightly rusted. Owned by A.K. Bowman.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2018/7.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Trocar, slightly rusted. Owned by A.K. Bowman.

1996-2.26.21_obstetric helper 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lapthorn Smith's Midwifery Straps

Description

Lapthorn Smith's midwifery straps, in cloth pouch.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1996/2.26.21

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, cloth.

Description

Lapthorn Smith's midwifery straps, in cloth pouch.

2003-77.49_ophthalmoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Ophthalmoscope, in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 1910-1930

Identifier

2003/77.49

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.2 cm

Materials

Glass, leather, metal, velvet.

Description

Ophthalmoscope, in leather-covered case.

hd-758_climax temporary stopping 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Climax Temporary Stopping

Description

7 part sticks of white gutta percha for use as temporary filling material.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/758

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Gutta percha, card.

Description

7 part sticks of white gutta percha for use as temporary filling material.

hd-799_inlay tweezers 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Inlay Tweezers

Description

Forceps with locking slide on handle, ground to hold inlay more firmly. End of handle modified to press inlay while cementing.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/799

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, card.

Description

Forceps with locking slide on handle, ground to hold inlay more firmly. End of handle modified to press inlay while cementing.

hd-793_amalgam pestle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Amalgam Pestle

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/793

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.5 cm length

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

hd-792_amalgam pestle 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Amalgam Pestle

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/792

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11 cm length

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

hd-791_amalgam pestle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Amalgam Pestle

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/791

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.5 cm length

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass amalgam pestle used in the preparation of fillings.

hd-1059_perforator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Adjustable Perforators

Description

A box containing adjustable perforators for punching 2 holes at once in the metal plate used for backing teeth and the pins of the tooth to be backed. Complete with instruction leaflet.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/1059

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal.

Description

A box containing adjustable perforators for punching 2 holes at once in the metal plate used for backing teeth and the pins of the tooth to be backed. Complete with instruction leaflet.

hd-869_net spoon 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Oral Net Spoon

Description

Oral net spoon used in general anaesthesia.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/869

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Oral net spoon used in general anaesthesia.

hd-852_trilite inhaler.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trilene Inhaler

Description

Metal container with nostril adaptor. Contains cotton wool for liquid trilene, used for anaesthesia purposes.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/852

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal container with nostril adaptor. Contains cotton wool for liquid trilene, used for anaesthesia purposes.

hd-115_gold mallet (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gold Plugging Hand Mallet

Description

Lead in brass case, nickel plated with wooden handle.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/115

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Nickel, brass, lead, wood.

Description

Lead in brass case, nickel plated with wooden handle.

hd-118_automatic mallet 3 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Automatic Mallet for Dental Engine (Moore's Angle Mallet)

Description

Mallet with straight, right angle and obtuse angle attachments. Includes 6 small points and 2 spanners, used for gold plugging.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/118

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, velvet, cardboard.

Description

Mallet with straight, right angle and obtuse angle attachments. Includes 6 small points and 2 spanners, used for gold plugging.

hd-178_water syringe 2 (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Water Syringe

Description

Metal, chrome plated, spring loaded plunger with detatchable nozzle used for irrigation.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/178

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal, chrome plated, spring loaded plunger with detatchable nozzle used for irrigation.

hd-37_dental set 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scaling Instruments

Description

2 holders used for cleaning teeth. 2 designs:- the chuck design & the screw design. Both presented in a cardboard box with a set of 9 interchangeable heads.

Date

c. 1890

Identifier

HD/37

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal.

Description

2 holders used for cleaning teeth. 2 designs:- the chuck design & the screw design. Both presented in a cardboard box with a set of 9 interchangeable heads.

hd-18_mouth prop 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Retractor - 'The Hare Mouth Prop'

Description

Box containing 3 chrome plated lip, cheek and tongue retractors. 2 different sizes for cheek teeth, and 1 size for anterior teeth. Used in dental examinations.

Date

c. 1930

Identifier

HD/18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Box containing 3 chrome plated lip, cheek and tongue retractors. 2 different sizes for cheek teeth, and 1 size for anterior teeth. Used in dental examinations.

hd-12_eggler's automaton 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Eggler's Automaton

Description

'Eggler's Automaton' for the lower jaw, with stainless steel attachments (chin piece and 3 alternative guards).

Date

c. 1931

Identifier

HD/12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

'Eggler's Automaton' for the lower jaw, with stainless steel attachments (chin piece and 3 alternative guards).

2003.194_cystoscope_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Brown-Buerger cystoscope

Description

Brown-Buerger cystoscope in wooden case.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/194

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 33.5 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, rubber.

Description

Brown-Buerger cystoscope in wooden case.

2003.280.4.4_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

Date

c. 1850-1875

Identifier

2003/280.4.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.5 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal.

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

2003.280.4.3_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

Date

c. 1850-1875

Identifier

2003/280.4.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.5 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal.

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

2003.280.4.2_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

Date

c. 1850-1875

Identifier

2003/280.4.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.2 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal.

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

2003.280.4.1_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scalpel

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

Date

c. 1850-1875

Identifier

2003/280.4.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal

Description

Scalpel, composed of ivory and metal, part of Dr. John R. Brown's ophthalmic instrument set.

2003.280.4_ophthalmic instrument set.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmic Instrument Set

Description

Ophthalmic instrument set, in wooden box, that once belonged to Dr. John R. Brown.

Date

c. 1850-1875

Identifier

2003/280.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.8 cm

Materials

Wood, velvet.

Description

Ophthalmic instrument set, in wooden box, that once belonged to Dr. John R. Brown.

2003.280.1_ophthalmoscope 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Ophthalmoscope, in leather-covered case

Date

c. 1854

Identifier

2003/280.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.7 cm

Materials

Glass, leather, metal, velvet.

Description

Ophthalmoscope, in leather-covered case

2003.201.7_catheter 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Catheter

Description

Metal catheter for the genito-urinary system.

Date

c. unknown

Identifier

2003/201.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal catheter for the genito-urinary system.

2003.201.6_lithorite.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lithorite

Description

Metal lithorite used to crush bladder stones.

Date

c. unknown

Identifier

2003/201.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal lithorite used to crush bladder stones.

2003.201.2_Thompson's lithorite.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Thompson's Lithorite

Description

Thompson's lithotrite, metal. A lithorite is an instrument used to crush bladder stones.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/201.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Thompson's lithotrite, metal. A lithorite is an instrument used to crush bladder stones.

2003.65_urethroscope 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

The Holborn Operating Urethroscope

Description

Urethroscope in case with one operating urethroscope, one for examination, three obturators, two knives, and other smaller instruments.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/65

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 37 cm (case)

Materials

Cord, metal, rubber.

Description

Urethroscope in case with one operating urethroscope, one for examination, three obturators, two knives, and other smaller instruments.

2003.124.5_cautery.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cautery

Description

19th century cautery instrument

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/124.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 23.2 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

19th century cautery instrument

2003.124.4_cautery.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cautery

Description

19th century cautery instrument

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/124.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22.8 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

19th century cautery instrument

2003.124.1_cautery.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cautery

Description

19th century cautery instrument

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/124.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.4 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

19th century cautery instrument

2003.124.2_cautery.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cautery

Description

19th century cautery instrument

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/124.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

19th century cautery instrument

2005.3.3_midwifery forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Midwifery Forceps

Description

Set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005.3.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

287 mm in length

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

Set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

2005.3.2_midwifery forceps 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Midwifery Forceps

Description

Set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005/3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

320 mm in length

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

Set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

LS-123_extraction forceps_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extraction Forceps

Description

Lower Molar, curved dental forceps.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/123

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

157 mm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Lower Molar, curved dental forceps.

LS-108_extraction forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extraction Forceps

Description

Straight sharp pointed dental forceps.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/108

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

152 mm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Straight sharp pointed dental forceps.

LS-104_amalgam mixer 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Automatic Engine Amalgam Mixer

Description

Automatic Engine Amalgam Mixer

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/104

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

170 mm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Automatic Engine Amalgam Mixer

LS-102_archimedes drill 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Archimedes Drill

Description

Archimedes drill for dentistry

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/102

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

125 mm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Archimedes drill for dentistry

2003.96.21_laryngeal mirror.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Mirror

Description

Laryngeal mirror from cased diagnostic set.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/96.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.5cm length

Materials

Metal, glass.

Description

Laryngeal mirror from cased diagnostic set.

2003.96_diagnostic set 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Diagnostic Set

Description

Diagnostic set consists of 6 laryngeal mirrors, 1 ophthalmoscope, 3 handles, 3 laryngeal brushes, 2 stems for laryngeal brushes and 2 glass rods. The glass rods and ophthalmoscope probably do not belong to the set.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/96

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22 cm

Materials

Glass, hair, metal, plastic.

Description

Diagnostic set consists of 6 laryngeal mirrors, 1 ophthalmoscope, 3 handles, 3 laryngeal brushes, 2 stems for laryngeal brushes and 2 glass rods. The glass rods and ophthalmoscope probably do not belong to the set.

2003.163_ophthalmoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Metal and plastic ophthalmoscope, most likely battery-powered.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/163

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Metal and plastic ophthalmoscope, most likely battery-powered.

2003.183_polygraph 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

McKenzie-Lewis Clinical Polygraph

Description

McKenzie-Lewis clinical polygraph in wooden case.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/183

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.8 cm

Materials

Cork, glass, leather, metal, paper, rubber, wood.

Description

McKenzie-Lewis clinical polygraph in wooden case.

1996.1.1_electrocautery transformer 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Universal Cautery Handle

Description

Cautery handle for use with electrocautery transformer.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

1996/1.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.7 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Cautery handle for use with electrocautery transformer.

1996.1.2_universal cautery handle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Electrocautery Transformer

Description

Electrocautery transformer used to destroy tissue by cauterization.

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

1996/1.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 26.5 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

Electrocautery transformer used to destroy tissue by cauterization.

1996.4_enema syringe 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ingram's "Perfex" Enema

Description

Ingram's "Perfex" enema comprises an enema syringe, an enema syringe with pipe and a red rubber tube.

Date

c. 1900-1950s

Identifier

1996/4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12 cm (enema syringe); 61 cm (enema syringe with pipe); 14.4 cm (rubber tube)

Materials

Rubber, plastic.

Description

Ingram's "Perfex" enema comprises an enema syringe, an enema syringe with pipe and a red rubber tube.

1996.3.1_brandon co2 snow apparatus 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Brandon CO2 Snow Apparatus

Description

For the treatment of skin blemishes; apparatus comprises an expansion chamber with ebonite mould attached, a rammer and a bulb holder.

Date

c. 1950s-1960s

Identifier

1996/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13 cm (chamber); 11 cm (rammer); 16 cm (bulb holder)

Materials

Metal, ebonite.

Description

For the treatment of skin blemishes; apparatus comprises an expansion chamber with ebonite mould attached, a rammer and a bulb holder.

1996.3.3_hyfrecator 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hyfrecator

Description

Hyfrecator for electro-dessication, fulguration and bi-active coagulation; comes with needle, footswitch and envelope with mounting screws.

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

1996/3.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.4 cm (hyfrecator); 16 cm (needle); Diameter: 8.1 cm (footswitch)

Materials

Plastic, metal.

Description

Hyfrecator for electro-dessication, fulguration and bi-active coagulation; comes with needle, footswitch and envelope with mounting screws.

1997.3.16_syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe

Description

Syringe from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1997/3.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.9 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Syringe from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

1997.3.22_insulin record syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Insulin Record Syringe

Description

Record syringe for insulin from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/3.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.3 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Record syringe for insulin from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

1997.3.24_glass syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glass Syringe

Description

Glass syringe that once belonged to Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1997/3.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

14.4 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Glass syringe that once belonged to Dr Samuel Davidson.

1997.3.4_aural hook.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Aural Hook

Description

Metal aural hook from the surgical instruments belonging to Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1997/3.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.3 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal aural hook from the surgical instruments belonging to Dr Samuel Davidson.

1997.3.8_sinus forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sinus Forceps

Description

Stainless steel sinus forceps from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/3.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13 cm length

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Stainless steel sinus forceps from the surgical instruments of Dr Samuel Davidson.

1997.3.6_bone hook.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Hook

Description

Simple bone hook from surgical instruments belonging to Dr Samuel Davidson.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

1997/3.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Simple bone hook from surgical instruments belonging to Dr Samuel Davidson.

2005.8.868_mouth opener 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Mouth Opener

Description

Nickel plated mouth opener (Boxed and unused). Used in the administration of general anaesthesia.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005/8.868

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Nickel

Description

Nickel plated mouth opener (Boxed and unused). Used in the administration of general anaesthesia.

2005.8.848_obturator 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Wilcox-Jewett Obtunder

Description

Wooden box containing a metal obtunder with angled nozzle, complete with spanner. Used for the anaesthesia of dentine and bone.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005/8.848

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Wooden box containing a metal obtunder with angled nozzle, complete with spanner. Used for the anaesthesia of dentine and bone.

2006.1_bioptome 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cardiac Bioptome with modern transfemoral instrument

Description

In the 1970's Professor Philip Caves, of the Cardiothoracic Transplant Laboratory at Stanford Medical School invented the cardiac bioptome. This instrument is used to diagnose heart rejection. The procedure is performed at regular intervals after transplant surgery, at occasional times when rejection is expected and to assess the adequacy of anti-rejection therapy. The bioptome is inserted through the patient's neck into the jugular vein. Under fluoroscopy it is guided to the apex of the right ventricle. The jaws of the instrument are opened and closed, and a small sample of tissue is consequently removed. Sometimes the bioptome is inserted through the femoral vein instead. The procedure lasts for about 30 minutes and is performed under general anaesthetic. Professor Caves' invention is regarded as the 'Gold Standard' for evaluating heart rejection.

Date

c. 1970s

Identifier

2006/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Cardiac Bioptome 86 mm (length) x 61 mm (width).
Transfemoral Instrument 157 mm (length) x 66 mm (width).

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

In the 1970's Professor Philip Caves, of the Cardiothoracic Transplant Laboratory at Stanford Medical School invented the cardiac bioptome. This instrument is used to diagnose heart rejection. The procedure is performed at regular intervals after transplant surgery, at occasional times when rejection is expected and to assess the adequacy of anti-rejection therapy. The bioptome is inserted through the patient's neck into the jugular vein. Under fluoroscopy it is guided to the apex of the right ventricle. The jaws of the instrument are opened and closed, and a small sample of tissue is consequently removed. Sometimes the bioptome is inserted through the femoral vein instead. The procedure lasts for about 30 minutes and is performed under general anaesthetic. Professor Caves' invention is regarded as the 'Gold Standard' for evaluating heart rejection.

2003.85_blood circulator 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dr Macaura's Blood Circulator

Description

Dr Macaura's blood circulator, in cardboard box.

Date

c. 1880s-1920s

Identifier

2003/85

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 28 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Dr Macaura's blood circulator, in cardboard box.

2000.3.50_haemoglobinometer 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sahli's Haemoglobinometer

Description

Consists of two needles, graduated tube and blood standard in comparator, capillary pipette and acid bottle. It was used to estimate the amount of haemoglobin in the blood.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2000/3.50

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.4 cm (box)

Materials

Glass, metal, rubber, wood.

Description

Consists of two needles, graduated tube and blood standard in comparator, capillary pipette and acid bottle. It was used to estimate the amount of haemoglobin in the blood.

1999.2.12_lumbar puncture needle 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lumbar Puncture Needle

Description

Lumbar puncture needle in metal box.

Date

Unknown

Identifier

1999/2.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 36.3 cm (box)

Materials

Metal, glass.

Description

Lumbar puncture needle in metal box.

1999.2.7_tb needle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tuberculin Syringe

Description

Tuberculin syringe in cardboard box.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/2.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.7 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, cardboard.

Description

Tuberculin syringe in cardboard box.

1999.2.6_haemometer 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Haemometer

Description

Haemometer, in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1999/2.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (case)

Materials

Glass, rubber, plastic, wood, rubber.

Description

Haemometer, in leather-covered case.

2000.3.99_sphygmamometer.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Accoson Sphygmomanometer

Description

Accoson sphygmomanometer in walnut case.

Date

c. 1950s-1960s

Identifier

2000/3.99

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 30.8 cm

Materials

Glass, mercury, metal, rubber, silk, walnut.

Description

Accoson sphygmomanometer in walnut case.

2000.8.1_endoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Endoscope

Description

Metal endoscope held within a plastic case.

Date

c. 1990s

Identifier

2000/8.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 33 cm

Materials

Metal; plastic

Description

Metal endoscope held within a plastic case.

2001.1_cystoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Brown-Buerger Cystoscope

Description

Brown-Buerger cystoscope in wooden case.

Date

c. 20th Century

Identifier

2001/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 32.9 cm

Materials

Metal; plastic; rubber; wood

Description

Brown-Buerger cystoscope in wooden case.

2001.2_urinometer 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urinometer

Description

Urinometer held within a cardboard tube.

Date

c. 1900s-1920s

Identifier

2001/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.7 cm

Materials

Glass; mercury; paper; cardboard

Description

Urinometer held within a cardboard tube.

2005.4.7_bloodletting cup.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cupping Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005/4.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.6cm in length, 5.7cm in diameter.

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

2005.4.6_bloodletting cup_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cupping Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005.4.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.6cm in length, 4.1cm in diameter.

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

2005.4.5_bloodletting cup_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cupping Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005/4.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.4cm in length, 5.1cm in diameter.

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass dome with parallel walls and thickened rim. Has fitted suede cover.

2005.4.2_scarificator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scarificator

Description

Twelve-bladed spring-loaded brass scarificator, rounded blades.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005/4.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5.2cm in length, 4.6cm in width, 3.5cm in height (of body).

Materials

Metal

Description

Twelve-bladed spring-loaded brass scarificator, rounded blades.

2005.4_cupping set.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cupping Set

Description

Cupping set presented in mahogany wooden box. Consisting of a set of 3 cupping glasses, a 12 blade scarifier, a spirit torch and a clear glass bottle.

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005/4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

195 mm length, 89 mm height and 100 mm width.

Materials

Wood, glass, brass.

Description

Cupping set presented in mahogany wooden box. Consisting of a set of 3 cupping glasses, a 12 blade scarifier, a spirit torch and a clear glass bottle.

2003.3.7_light_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cameron's Surgilite

Description

Cameron's surgilite, right angle lamp. Part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

28.8 cm length

Materials

Bakelite, glass, metal

Description

Cameron's surgilite, right angle lamp. Part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

2003.3.6_light.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cameron's Surgilite

Description

Cameron's surgilite, part of Cameron's Electro-diagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

29 cm length

Materials

Bakelite, glass, metal.

Description

Cameron's surgilite, part of Cameron's Electro-diagnostoset.

2003.3.5_diagnostoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cameron's Skenoscope

Description

Cameron's electro-urethroscope, model number 417, with the skenoscope, model number 404. Part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.7 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Cameron's electro-urethroscope, model number 417, with the skenoscope, model number 404. Part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

2003.3.4_oralite 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Oralite

Description

An illuminated, collapsible tongue depressor; part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16.4 cm length

Materials

Bakelite, glass, metal.

Description

An illuminated, collapsible tongue depressor; part of Cameron's electro-diagnostoset.

2003.3.3_ophthalmoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cameron's 5-in-1 Ophthalmoscope

Description

5-in-1 ophthalmoscope, model number 270; part of Cameron's Electro-Diagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19 cm length

Materials

Metal, plastic.

Description

5-in-1 ophthalmoscope, model number 270; part of Cameron's Electro-Diagnostoset.

2003.3.1_proctoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Proctoscopic Tube and Obturator

Description

Proctoscopic tube and obturator, part of procto-sigmoidoscope, from Cameron's Electordiagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Proctoscopic tube and obturator, part of procto-sigmoidoscope, from Cameron's Electordiagnostoset.

2003.3.1_anoscope 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Anoscopic Tube and Obturator

Description

Anoscopic tube and obturator, part of procto-sigmoidoscope from Cameron's Electrodiagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Anoscopic tube and obturator, part of procto-sigmoidoscope from Cameron's Electrodiagnostoset.

2003.3.1_sigmoidoscope 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sigmoidoscope Tube and Obturator

Description

Sigmoidoscope and obturator tube, part of Cameron's Procto-Sigmoidoscope from Electrodiagnostoset.

Date

c. 1926

Identifier

2003/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

25 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Sigmoidoscope and obturator tube, part of Cameron's Procto-Sigmoidoscope from Electrodiagnostoset.

2003.53_monaural stethoscope_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Monaural Stethoscope.

Description

Wooden monaural stethoscope.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/53

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Wooden monaural stethoscope.

2003.43.5_monaural stethoscope 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Monaural Stethoscope

Description

Wooden monaural stethoscope.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

2003/43.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.5 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Wooden monaural stethoscope.

2003.54_monaural stethoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Monaural Stethoscope

Description

Monaural stethoscope, wood, 19th century - 20th century.

Date

c. 19th-20th century.

Identifier

2003/54

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 17.7 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Monaural stethoscope, wood, 19th century - 20th century.

HD 1129_portable stethoscope 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Portable Stethoscope

Description

Portable, monaural stethoscope.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

HD/1129

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, bone.

Description

Portable, monaural stethoscope.

LS 31_dental pelican 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Pelican

Description

Adjacent claw pelican, metal facetted at neck.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/31

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

146 mm length

Materials

Metal, ivory

Description

Adjacent claw pelican, metal facetted at neck.

LS129_screw forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Extraction Instruments

Description

Right angle blades, screw adjustable with wooden handle.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/129

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

166 mm length

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Right angle blades, screw adjustable with wooden handle.

ls 71 dental plugger.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Plugger

Description

Contra-angled dental plugger.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

LS/71

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

144 mm length

Materials

Metal, ebony.

Description

Contra-angled dental plugger.

ls95_ rectangular scaler 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Rectangular Scaler

Description

Very large rectangular/triangular dental scaler.

Date

c. 1830

Identifier

LS/95

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

158 mm length

Materials

Metal, wood

Description

Very large rectangular/triangular dental scaler.

2000.4_Keeler ophthalmoscope 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Keeler Ophthalmoscope

Description

Keeler ophthalmoscope in leatherette-covered case.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.3 cm

Materials

Metal, plastic

Description

Keeler ophthalmoscope in leatherette-covered case.

2000.11_wooden mallet 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Boxwood Mallet

Description

Boxwood mallet from 1950s.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25 cm

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

Boxwood mallet from 1950s.

2004.1_bloodletting kit_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scarificator and Spirit Burner

Description

Scarificator, with spirit burner, in leather-covered box.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2004/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Leather, metal.

Description

Scarificator, with spirit burner, in leather-covered box.

1997.2_liebreich ophthalmoscope.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Liebreich Ophthalmoscope

Description

Liebreich ophthalmoscope in leather-covered, velvet-lined case.

Date

c. 1855

Identifier

1997/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.7 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, leather, velvet.

Description

Liebreich ophthalmoscope in leather-covered, velvet-lined case.

uterine probe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Playfair's Uterine Probe

Description

Uterine probe, Playfair's model. Roughened end. Plated brass handle, white metal tip.

Date

c. 1910-1930

Identifier

2007/1.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, brass

Description

Uterine probe, Playfair's model. Roughened end. Plated brass handle, white metal tip.

Impactor Mallet 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Surgical Mallet

Description

Hand piece with slip joint, non-mechanical hand piece, 5 chisel points, 2 spare springs, 2 sleeves and 1 sheet of rubber. Used for surgical bone and tooth removal.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/941

Publisher

c. 1900s

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Hand piece with slip joint, non-mechanical hand piece, 5 chisel points, 2 spare springs, 2 sleeves and 1 sheet of rubber. Used for surgical bone and tooth removal.

sparklets carbon dioxide bulbs 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sparklet Carbon Dioxide Bulbs

Description

Cardboard box containing 6 metal bulbs filled with carbon dioxide.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

Uncataloged

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Cardboard, metal

Description

Cardboard box containing 6 metal bulbs filled with carbon dioxide.

2008.4.1.11_trephine head.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Crown Trephine

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.1cm in length, 1.8cm in diameter.

Materials

Steel

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

2008.4.1.10_trephine head.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Crown Trephine

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.1cm in length, 2cm in diameter.

Materials

Steel.

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

2008.4.1.9_trephine head 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Crown Trephine

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.1cm in length, 2cm in diameter.

Materials

Steel

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

2008.4.1.8_trephine head_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Crown Trephine

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.1cm in length, 1.7cm in diameter.

Materials

Steel

Description

Steel unmarked crown trephine, with central locating/piercing pin, and conical section body with spiral outer ridging, and spiral cutting teeth.
Has a keyed end for locating into the receiving shaft of the T-shaped trephine handle.

2008.4.1.6_extracting forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extracting Forceps

Description

Extracting forceps. Steel, unmarked. Hinged, leaf spring assisted on one arm.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

14cm in length.

Materials

Steel.

Description

Extracting forceps. Steel, unmarked. Hinged, leaf spring assisted on one arm.

2008.4.1.5_trephine brush.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trephine Brush

Description

Trephine brush, which was used to clean the trephine teeth during use. Body of brush made of bone with black (probably horsehair) bristles.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2.1cm in width, 5cm in length, 1.15cm in thickness.
Bristles: 1.9cm in width, 1.5cm in length, 0.9cm in thickness.

Materials

Bone, horsehair.

Description

Trephine brush, which was used to clean the trephine teeth during use. Body of brush made of bone with black (probably horsehair) bristles.

2008.4.1.4_double ended elevator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Double-ended Elevator

Description

Double ended elevator. One end is curved, pointed, grooved laterally on its concave surface, and the other end is curved, grooved laterally on its concave surface, and square ended.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15.6cm in length.

Materials

Steel.

Description

Double ended elevator. One end is curved, pointed, grooved laterally on its concave surface, and the other end is curved, grooved laterally on its concave surface, and square ended.

2008.4.1.3_lenticular.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lenticular

Description

Lenticular. Steel, with dark hardwood handle.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.8cm total length.
Steel section: 8.9cm in length.
Hardwood handle: 8.9cm

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

Lenticular. Steel, with dark hardwood handle.

2008.4.1.2_raspatory.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Raspatory

Description

Raspatory. Steel, with dark hardwood handle

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.8cm total length.
Steel section: 8.8cm in length.
Hardwood handle: 9cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Raspatory. Steel, with dark hardwood handle

2008.4.1.11_detaching handle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

T-shaped Detaching Handle

Description

Single steel T-shaped detaching handle.
Transverse portion consists of two steel arms, each individually shaped to be used as:
a) A pointed elevator, and
b) A square-ended elevator.

The central receiving portion is 1.0cm in diameter and accepts the square ended trephines and the perforator. Has a steel activating clip button on the shaft.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Transverse arms: 16.7cm
Receiving central section: 6cm

Materials

Steel

Description

Single steel T-shaped detaching handle.
Transverse portion consists of two steel arms, each individually shaped to be used as:
a) A pointed elevator, and
b) A square-ended elevator.

The central receiving portion is 1.0cm in diameter and accepts the square ended trephines and the perforator. Has a steel activating clip button on the shaft.

2008.4.1.7_perforator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Perforator

Description

Perforator. Steel, unmarked. Has keyed end in order that it can be received into the trephine handle for use.

Date

c. 1740s

Identifier

2008/4.1.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.7cm in length.

Materials

Steel.

Description

Perforator. Steel, unmarked. Has keyed end in order that it can be received into the trephine handle for use.

2006.7.51_trochar.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ascites Trochar

Description

Plain trochar for abdominal ascites.

Date

c. 1880-1930

Identifier

2006/7.51

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21cm in length, 0.9cm in width.

Materials

Metal

Description

Plain trochar for abdominal ascites.

2006.7.49_Bone scoop 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Volckmann's Bone Scoop

Description

Double-ended bone scoop, with one oval and one round end. This type of scoop can also be called a "Lupus scoop", used in dermatological practice.

Date

c. 1880-1940

Identifier

2006/7.49

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.2cm in length, 1.3cm in width (round scoop), 0.5cm in width (oval scoop).

Materials

Metal

Description

Double-ended bone scoop, with one oval and one round end. This type of scoop can also be called a "Lupus scoop", used in dermatological practice.

2006.7.46_amputation saw 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Amputation Saw

Date

c. 1880-1920

Identifier

2006/7.46

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

36.2 cm length, 9.7cm in width (at handle).

Materials

Metal (Nickel)

Description


ameter 24.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Galvanometer

Description

Wooden box containing recording ammeter/glavinometer.

Date

c.1934

Identifier

2004/7.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood, glass, plastic, metal.

Description

Wooden box containing recording ammeter/glavinometer.

2003.204.15_sharp double hook 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sharp Double Hook

Description

Sharp double hook, ebony and metal.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/204.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony, metal.

Description

Sharp double hook, ebony and metal.

2003.204.10_gouge 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gouge

Description

Ebony and metal gouge as part of an amputation set.

Date

c. 19th-20th century

Identifier

2003/204.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony, metal.

Description

Ebony and metal gouge as part of an amputation set.

2003.204.8_Lister's necrosis forceps 9.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lister's Necrosis Forceps

Description

Lister's necrosis forceps, metal.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/204.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Lister's necrosis forceps, metal.

2003.202_trephine brush 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trephine Brush

Description

Trephine brush, ebony and horsehair.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/202.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony, horsehair.

Description

Trephine brush, ebony and horsehair.

2003.77.35_ophthalmoscope 7.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Ophthalmoscope in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 1890s

Identifier

2003/77.35

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.3 cm length

Materials

Glass, leather, metal, velvet.

Description

Ophthalmoscope in leather-covered case.

2003.12.24_probang 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Probang

Description

Pictured here is a probing, originally part of a 19th century amputation set.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

47.5 cm length

Materials

Ebony, metal, sponge.

Description

Pictured here is a probing, originally part of a 19th century amputation set.

2003.12.22__metal gouge 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gouge

Description

Metal gouge, part of a 19th century amputation set.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.3 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal gouge, part of a 19th century amputation set.

2003.12.9_cannula 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cannula

Description

Metal cannula from an amputation set.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5.3 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal cannula from an amputation set.

2003.2_physicians case.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Physicians Case

Description

Physician's case containing medical instruments.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

41 cm length

Materials

Leather, metal, wood.

Description

Physician's case containing medical instruments.

2003.12.28_suture needles 10.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Suture Needles

Description

Suture needles in paper packet.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.28

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.1 cm length

Materials

Paper, steel.

Description

Suture needles in paper packet.

2003.12.23_bone forceps 10.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Forceps

Description

Pair of metal bone forceps.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19.9 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Pair of metal bone forceps.

2003.12.1_amputation saw 13.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Amputation Saw

Description

Amputation saw from amputation set, dating from 1860s.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

34 cm length

Materials

Metal, ebony.

Description

Amputation saw from amputation set, dating from 1860s.

2003.12.20_trephine head 13.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Semi-circular Trephine

Description

Metal semi-circular trephine, part of amputation set from 1860s.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.20

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.8 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal semi-circular trephine, part of amputation set from 1860s.

2003.12.2_metacarpal saw 19.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Metacarpal Saw

Description

Metacarpal saw, part of amputation set from 1860s.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21.8 cm length

Materials

Metal, ebony.

Description

Metacarpal saw, part of amputation set from 1860s.

2003.106_dental key 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tooth Key

Description

Tooth Key from 19th century.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/106

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.9 cm length

Materials

Ebony, metal.

Description

Tooth Key from 19th century.

2000.7.9_Siegle's aural speculum.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Peter's Modified Siegle's Aural Speculum

Description

Peter's modified Siegle's aural speculum, glass, metal and rubber, c 1930s.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/7.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

58.5 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal, rubber.

Description

Peter's modified Siegle's aural speculum, glass, metal and rubber, c 1930s.

ratchet forceps 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Metal Forceps with Detachable Handles.

Description

Metal forceps with detachable handles.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

1996/2.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

23.3 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal forceps with detachable handles.

1996.2.25_syringe in metal case 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe in Metal Case

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

1996/2.25

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.2 cm length

Materials

Metal, glass, cork.

Description


1996.2.17.2_aneurysm needle.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Director with Aneurism Needle

Description

Director with aneurism needle.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

1996/2.17.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Director with aneurism needle.

2015.234.4_uterine catheters 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Catheters in Wooden Case

Description

Catheters in wooden case, probably early 20th Century.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2015/234.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Catheters 27.5 cm
Box 30 cm

Materials

Metal, wood.

Description

Catheters in wooden case, probably early 20th Century.

2013.1_Knife case 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lancet Case

Description

Silver lancet case with initials JCH.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2013/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Silver lancet case with initials JCH.

Ferguson mouth gag 16.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ferguson's Mouth Gag

Description

Mouth gag with straight parallel jaws. Children's size. Fluted handles.

Date

c. 1930-1960

Identifier

2010/1.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Mouth gag with straight parallel jaws. Children's size. Fluted handles.

Magill blade 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Magill's Laryngoscope Blade

Date

c. 1930-1960

Identifier

2010/1.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.7 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description


2010.1.11_Brooke airway device 7.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Brook Airway Device

Description

Used in emergency resuscitation. Patented in 1959.

Date

c. 1960

Identifier

2010/1.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18.5 cm length

Materials

Plastic, soft polypropylene material.

Description

Used in emergency resuscitation. Patented in 1959.

2008.2.4_tonsil guillotine.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tonsil Guillotine

Description

Tonsil guillotine for domiciliary use.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/2

Description

Tonsil guillotine for domiciliary use.

Cased trephine set 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trephine Set Case

Description

Hardwood, probably mahogany, hinged case with carrying handle and unmarked lock. Inset brass hooks (one each side) for securing lid of case.
Lining of case is padded green velvet with a fitted recess for each instrument.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

2008/4.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

22cm in width, 20.5cm in depth, 5cm in height.

Materials

Mahogany, velvet, brass.

Description

Hardwood, probably mahogany, hinged case with carrying handle and unmarked lock. Inset brass hooks (one each side) for securing lid of case.
Lining of case is padded green velvet with a fitted recess for each instrument.

2007.2.2_Lymphangiogram set.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lymphangiogram Catheters

Description

A red cardboard box containing six individually packaged disposable lymphangiogram catheter sets.

Date

c. 1964

Identifier

2007/2.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16.8cm in length, 10.5cm in depth, 5.1cm in height.

Materials

Cardboard.

Description

A red cardboard box containing six individually packaged disposable lymphangiogram catheter sets.

2007.1.2_uterine flushing tube.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gibson's Uterine Flushing Tube

Description

Uterine flushing tube, Gibson's type. Nickel steel.

Date

c. 1920-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine flushing tube, Gibson's type. Nickel steel.

2007.1.15_Dental Mirror.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Mirror

Description

Dental mirror with a concave lens.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2007/1.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, Glass.

Description

Dental mirror with a concave lens.

2007.1.14_Non ratchet forceps 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Offset Non-ratchet Forceps

Description

Pair of offset, non-ratchet forceps, with concealed hinge. Nickel/chrome plated.

Date

c. 1920-1940

Identifier

2007/1.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Pair of offset, non-ratchet forceps, with concealed hinge. Nickel/chrome plated.

2007.1.7_Thomson's bladder sound 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Thomson's Bladder Sound

Description

Thomson's bladder/uterine sound. Chrome/nickel plated.

Date

c. 1900-1940

Identifier

2007/1.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Thomson's bladder/uterine sound. Chrome/nickel plated.

2007.1.6_Uterine curette.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sim's Uterine Curette

Description

Sime's uterine curette (sharp). Size B. Chrome/nickel plated.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2007/1.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Sime's uterine curette (sharp). Size B. Chrome/nickel plated.

2007.1.4_Rheinstater curette.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Rheinstater's Flushing Uterine Curette

Description

Rheinstater's flushing uterine curette. Chrome/nickel plated.

Date

c. 1920-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Rheinstater's flushing uterine curette. Chrome/nickel plated.

2006.7.5_Silver Catheters 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of 12 Silver Catheters

Description

Case is hinged and covered in black faux shagreen, and lined internally. Lid is lined with padded silver silk and base has fitted recesses for the catheters and oil bottle, lined with dark blue velvet. Catheters are silver-plated.

Date

c. 1860-1920

Identifier

2006/7.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

35cm in length, 12.6cm in width, 3.4cm in depth.

Materials

Wood, silk, velvet, metal, glass

Description

Case is hinged and covered in black faux shagreen, and lined internally. Lid is lined with padded silver silk and base has fitted recesses for the catheters and oil bottle, lined with dark blue velvet. Catheters are silver-plated.

2006.7.16_Bier suction.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bier's Suction Apparatus

Description

Bier's suction apparatus for furuncle. Made of pressed and blown glass.

Date

c. 1880-1900

Identifier

2006/7.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.8cm in length, 4.7cm in width.

Materials

Glass

Description

Bier's suction apparatus for furuncle. Made of pressed and blown glass.

2006.7.19_nipple shield.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Nipple Shield

Description

Glass, discoid apparatus, designed to be fitted with a rubber teat.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.4cm in diameter, 1.6cm in depth.

Materials

Glass

Description

Glass, discoid apparatus, designed to be fitted with a rubber teat.

Cased set of uterine sounds 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cased set of Uterine Sounds

Description

Consists of a composite two piece, lined instrument case covered in black faux shagreen. Interior of the lid is lined in padded crimson velvet material. Base is lined with unpadded crimson/purple velvet and has inserts to receive the instruments.

Date

c. 1880s-1920s

Identifier

2007/2.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

31.3cm in length, 12.1cm in depth, 3.7cm in height.

Materials

Wood, faux shagreen, velvet, metal

Description

Consists of a composite two piece, lined instrument case covered in black faux shagreen. Interior of the lid is lined in padded crimson velvet material. Base is lined with unpadded crimson/purple velvet and has inserts to receive the instruments.

2006.7.50_steel knife 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Breast knife (scalpel)

Description

Single "4 inch" scalpel forged from solid nickel steel.

Date

c. 1901-1950

Identifier

c. 2006/7.50

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20cm in length, 1.4cm in width

Materials

Metal

Description

Single "4 inch" scalpel forged from solid nickel steel.

2006.7.47_surgical scalpels 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

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.

2006.7.44_uterine flushing tube.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bozemann's Uterine Flushing Tube

Description

Uterine flushing tube, Bozemann's pattern. Nickel plated.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7.44

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

35.5cm in length

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine flushing tube, Bozemann's pattern. Nickel plated.

2006.7.45_uterine dressing forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Royal Free Hospital's Uterine Dressings Forceps

Description

Uterine dressings forceps, Royal Free Hospital pattern. Plated metal, probably nickel.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7.45

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

26.5 cm in length

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine dressings forceps, Royal Free Hospital pattern. Plated metal, probably nickel.

2006.7.41_vagina speculum 8.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sim's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Vaginal speculum, duck-bill type, Sim's pattern. Plated metal, probably nickel.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7.41

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.5 cm in length

Materials

Metal

Description

Vaginal speculum, duck-bill type, Sim's pattern. Plated metal, probably nickel.

retractors 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Canny Ryall's Retractors

Description

3 Canny Ryall retractors, all of which are double ended with a single hook blade and fenestrated blade.

Date

c. 1900-1940

Identifier

2006/7.36.1-3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

19.6 cm length
20.2 cm length
20.1 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

3 Canny Ryall retractors, all of which are double ended with a single hook blade and fenestrated blade.

Scissors 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Mayo's Surgical Scissors

Description

Set of three Mayo scissors, two straight and one curved.

Date

c. 1930s-1950s.

Identifier

2006/7.28.1-3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Straight = 20.5 cm and 14.2 cm length
Curved = 17 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Set of three Mayo scissors, two straight and one curved.

Clamp forceps 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Lane Tissue Forceps

Description

Nickel-plated steel, boxed joint tissue forceps.

Date

c. 1900-1930s

Identifier

2006/7.27.1-3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21.4 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Nickel-plated steel, boxed joint tissue forceps.

2003.161_ophthalmic test drum.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmic Instrument Test Drum.

Description

Ophthalmic instrument test drum, kidskin and metal, 20th century, contained within Hugh Wright Thomson's case of eye instruments.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/161

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2.5 cm diameter

Materials

Kidskin, metal.

Description

Ophthalmic instrument test drum, kidskin and metal, 20th century, contained within Hugh Wright Thomson's case of eye instruments.

2003.147_surgical set 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Surgical Instrument Case

Description

Surgical instrument case with instruments.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/147

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16.2 cm length

Materials

Ivory, leather, metal, tortoiseshell.

Description

Surgical instrument case with instruments.

2003.116_dental scaling set 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Scaling Set

Description

Dental scaling set containing 5 scalers and 1 ebony handle, in leather-covered case.

Date

c. 1800

Identifier

2003/116

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.6 cm length

Materials

Ebony, leather, metal, silk, velvet, wood.

Description

Dental scaling set containing 5 scalers and 1 ebony handle, in leather-covered case.

2003.103_surgical set 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Surgical Instrument Case

Description

Surgical instrument case, leather, c 1900s.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/103

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

36 cm length

Materials

Leather

Description

Surgical instrument case, leather, c 1900s.

2003.77.42_wooden case eye instruments.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Wooden Case Containing Eye Instruments

Description

Wooden case containing eye instruments, c 1850s.

Date

c. 1850s

Identifier

2003/77.42

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16.4 cm length

Materials

Brass, silk, velvet, wood.

Description

Wooden case containing eye instruments, c 1850s.

2003.77.40.24_Spencer meibomian forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Spencer Meibomian Forceps

Description

Spencer meibomian forceps, stainless steel, c 1929.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

2003/77.40.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.8 cm length

Materials

Stainless Steel.

Description

Spencer meibomian forceps, stainless steel, c 1929.

2003.225_gottstein nasopharyngeal curette 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gottstein's Naso-Pharyngeal curette

Description

Gottstein's naso-pharyngeal curette, metal, c 1900s.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/225

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20.9 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Gottstein's naso-pharyngeal curette, metal, c 1900s.

1997.7.6_tonsil guillotine 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tonsil Enucleator

Description

Tonsil enucleator with interchangeable paediatric operating head, used for home tonsillectomy.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

1997/7.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

24.4 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Tonsil enucleator with interchangeable paediatric operating head, used for home tonsillectomy.

1998.6.4_tonsil guillotine.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

O'Malley's Tonsil Guillotine

Description

O'Malleys tonsil guillotine, stainless steel, c 1950s.

Date

c. 1950s.

Identifier

1998/6.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

24 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel.

Description

O'Malleys tonsil guillotine, stainless steel, c 1950s.

2003.22.3_tonsil guillotine 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Tonsil Guillotine

Description

Tonsil guillotine, metal, 20th century.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2003/22.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

22.9 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Tonsil guillotine, metal, 20th century.

1999.3.3.15_ritchers needle holder 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ritcher's Needle Holder

Description

Pair of Ritcher's needle holders from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s.

Identifier

1999/3.3.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.6 cm length

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Pair of Ritcher's needle holders from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.14_record syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe

Description

Record syringe held within a metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s.

Identifier

1999/3.3.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Record syringe held within a metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.10_record syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe

Description

Syringe from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.4 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Syringe from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.30_thermometer case.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Thermometer Case

Description

Case for a clinical thermometer, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.30

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9.2 cm length.

Materials

Metal.

Description

Case for a clinical thermometer, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.28_vaccinator.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Vaccinator

Description

Metal vaccinator from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.28

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.3 cm length

Materials

Metal.

Description

Metal vaccinator from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.22_record syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe

Description

Example of a record syringe held in cardboard case with 5 needles, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8 cm length

Materials

Pyrex, metal.

Description

Example of a record syringe held in cardboard case with 5 needles, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.26_suture needles in case 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Suture Needles

Description

Several suture needles in leather and cardboard case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.26

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

9 cm length

Materials

Card, cloth, leather, metal.

Description

Several suture needles in leather and cardboard case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.18_record syringe for insulin.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe for Insulin

Description

Record syringe for insulin held in spirit proof case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Case- 13.6 cm length
Syringe - 8.3 cm length

Materials

Metal and glass

Description

Record syringe for insulin held in spirit proof case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.24_field tourniquet.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Field Tourniquet

Description

Example of a field tourniquet from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

77.5 cm length

Materials

Metal and fabric.

Description

Example of a field tourniquet from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.17_laryngoscope set 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngoscopic Set

Description

Laryngoscopic set from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.3 cm

Materials

Leather, wood, velvet, glass, metal.

Description

Laryngoscopic set from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

2016.3_HR scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hernia Knife

Description

Metal hernia knife from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.5 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal hernia knife from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_HR scalpel 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Double-ended Bone Scoop

Description

Metal bone scoop from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.5 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal bone scoop from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_HR toothed forceps 10.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Curved Artery Forceps

Description

Set if curved artery forceps from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century.

Identifier

2016/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Set if curved artery forceps from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_HR hook 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Aneurism Needle

Description

Stainless steel aneurism needle from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Stainless steel aneurism needle from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_HR toothed forceps 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Scissor-handle Forceps

Description

Stainless steel forceps from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Stainless steel forceps from a set of surgical instruments belonging to H.R. Lillie.

1999.3.3.25_safety pins 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Safety Pins

Description

Safety pins held within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century.

Identifier

1999/3.3.25

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5cm length.

Materials

Steel, nickel, cardboard.

Description

Safety pins held within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.19_record syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe

Description

Record syringe contained within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century.

Identifier

1999/3.3.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.2 cm length

Materials

Pyrex, metal.

Description

Record syringe contained within a cardboard box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.13_glass syringe 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glass syringe and needle

Description

Glass syringe and needle in metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/3.3.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.8 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Glass syringe and needle in metal case, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.12_syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Record Syringe

Description

Record syringe with two hypodermic needles in holder and two files in metal box. This syringe is from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 1930s.

Identifier

1999/3.3.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

11.8 cm length

Materials

Glass, metal.

Description

Record syringe with two hypodermic needles in holder and two files in metal box. This syringe is from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.9_metal syringe 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe and hypodermic needles

Description

Syringe and nine hypodermic needles contained within a metal box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1999/3.3.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.7 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Syringe and nine hypodermic needles contained within a metal box, from the surgical case of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.7_needles 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hypodermic Needles

Description

Metal hypodermic needles in cardboard box, from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

1999/3.3.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2.7 cm length

Materials

Metal, cardboard.

Description

Metal hypodermic needles in cardboard box, from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.6_needles 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hypodermic Needles

Description

Stainless steel hypodermic needles held within cardboard box. These needles are from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

Date

c. 20th century

Publisher

1999/3.3.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

3.3 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel, cardboard.

Description

Stainless steel hypodermic needles held within cardboard box. These needles are from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies.

1999.3.3.4_hypodermic needle 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hypodermic Syringe

Description

Hypodermic syringe in cardboard box from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/3.3.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.7 cm length

Materials

Glass, stainless steel, cardboard.

Description

Hypodermic syringe in cardboard box from the surgical bag of Maud Perry Menzies

2016.3_flint.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hone

Description

Hone for sharpening blades, held within cardboard sleeve, from the surgical case of H.R, Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

7.75 cm length.

Materials

Cardboard, Quartz.

Description

Hone for sharpening blades, held within cardboard sleeve, from the surgical case of H.R, Lillie.

2016.3_enema 2-2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Enema

Description

Stainless steel enema from the surgical case belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

23 cm length

Materials

Stainless Steel.

Description

Stainless steel enema from the surgical case belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_catgut ligature 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Catgut Ligatures and Suture Needle

Description

Catgut ligatures and suture needle contained within a glass vial, from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 1939

Identifier

2016/3.28

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10 cm length

Materials

Glass, catgut.

Description

Catgut ligatures and suture needle contained within a glass vial, from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_enema_.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Enema

Description

Stainless steel enema from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

25.5 cm length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Stainless steel enema from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_glass syringe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glass Syringe

Description

Glass syringe from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.5 cm length

Materials

Glass and metal.

Description

Glass syringe from the surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_rectal speculum 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sphincteroscope

Description

Stainless steel sphincteroscope from surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12 cm length

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Stainless steel sphincteroscope from surgical case of H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_lenses.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Magnifying Lenses in Folding Case

Description

2 magnifying lenses in plastic folding case, part of H.R, Lillie's surgical case.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4 cm length

Materials

Plastic and glass.

Description

2 magnifying lenses in plastic folding case, part of H.R, Lillie's surgical case.

2016.3_sim speculum.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sim's Vaginal Speculum

Description

Example of Sim's Vaginal Speculum, part of surgical case belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2016/3.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

14 cm length

Materials

Plastic

Description

Example of Sim's Vaginal Speculum, part of surgical case belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_cervical dilators 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Uterine Dilators

Description

Set of 5 curved uterine dilators in a rolled canvas case, belonging to H.R. Lillie.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2016/3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

i) 1.5 cm diameter, 21 cm in length.
ii) 1 cm diameter, 21 cm in length.
iii) 0.75 cm diameter, 21 cm in length.
iv) 0.5 cm diameter, 21 cm in length.
v) 0.3 cm diameter, 21 cm in length.

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Set of 5 curved uterine dilators in a rolled canvas case, belonging to H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_HR thermometer 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clinical Thermometer

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal pen-like case, from the surgical bag of Dr. H.R.Lillie.

Date

20th century

Identifier

2016/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, glass, plastic.

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal pen-like case, from the surgical bag of Dr. H.R.Lillie.

2016.3_ophthalmoscope x (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Electric Auriscope

Description

Battery-operated auriscope from the surgical case of Dr. H.R. Lillie.

Date

20th century

Identifier

2016/3.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal, glass, plastic.

Description

Battery-operated auriscope from the surgical case of Dr. H.R. Lillie.

2016.3_blood pressure x (1 of 1).jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sphygmomanometer

Description

Boxed blood pressure apparatus, part of the surgical case of H.R.Lillie.

Date

20th century

Identifier

2016/3.33

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood, Glass.

Description

Boxed blood pressure apparatus, part of the surgical case of H.R.Lillie.

2008.4.6.10_Chain Hooks_3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Chain Hooks

Description

Two, linked with steel chain 17cm long. Each hook is steel and eyed.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.3cm in length, 1.3cm in width (at hook).

Materials

Metal

Description

Two, linked with steel chain 17cm long. Each hook is steel and eyed.

2008.4.6.9_blow pipe.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Blowpipe

Description

White metal blowpipe held within cased post-mortem kit.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16cm in length, 0.8cm in width (at mouthpiece).

Materials

White metal.

Description

White metal blowpipe held within cased post-mortem kit.

2008.4.6_forceps.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Untoothed Steel Forceps

Description

Untoothed steel forceps from cased post-mortem set.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.9cm in length, 1.2cm in width.

Materials

Steel

Description

Untoothed steel forceps from cased post-mortem set.

2008.4.6_scalpel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Plain Surgical Scalpel

Description

Surgical scalpel with ebony handle.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

14.6cm in length, 1.1cm in width (handle), 0.8cm in width (blade).

Materials

Metal and ebony.

Description

Surgical scalpel with ebony handle.

2008.4.6.6_surgical scissors_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pair of surgical scissors

Description

Plain, sharp-pointed surgical scissors.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.6cm in width (across handles), 11.8cm in length.

Materials

Metal.

Description

Plain, sharp-pointed surgical scissors.

2008.4.6._bone chisel.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Chisel

Description

Steel item with slightly splayed, rounded cutting edge. Has a short, 1.5cm long steel end-piece, 0.7cm by 0.7cm in section, which fits a corresponding pierced recess in the middle of the ebony/steel handle of the set.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2.2cm in width, 9.8cm in length.

Materials

Steel and ebony.

Description

Steel item with slightly splayed, rounded cutting edge. Has a short, 1.5cm long steel end-piece, 0.7cm by 0.7cm in section, which fits a corresponding pierced recess in the middle of the ebony/steel handle of the set.

2008.4.6_knife head.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cartilage Knife

Description

Pointed, non-parallel blade with one cutting edge only. The steel end-piece is keyed for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set, and is 3.6cm in length.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

2.3cm in width, 12.1cm in length.

Materials

Steel and ebony.

Description

Pointed, non-parallel blade with one cutting edge only. The steel end-piece is keyed for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set, and is 3.6cm in length.

2008.4.6.2_catlin knife.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Catlin

Description

Consists of a parallel-sided blade, pointed, with cutting edge on one side only. The steel end-piece of the catlin is keyed for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set, and is 3.6cm in length.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1.5cm in width, 17.4cm in length.

Materials

Steel and ebony.

Description

Consists of a parallel-sided blade, pointed, with cutting edge on one side only. The steel end-piece of the catlin is keyed for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set, and is 3.6cm in length.

2008.4.6.1_solid saw_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Steel framed solid saw

Description

Single steel framed solid saw. Has a keyed steel end-piece 3.1cm in length for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set.

Date

Date unknown

Identifier

2008/4.6.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.5cm in width, 21.5cm in length.

Materials

Steel and ebony.

Description

Single steel framed solid saw. Has a keyed steel end-piece 3.1cm in length for locating into the ebony/steel handle of the set.

2008.4.6_postmortem case.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cased set of Post-mortem instruments

Description

Hardwood, probably mahogany, hinged lid. Upper surface is finished with a thick (7mm) veneer of walnut. The case has a lock with a brass escutcheon, consisting of a brass inlaid black rectangular nameplate (3.3cm by 1.5cm) on the outer surface of the veneered lid. Two lacquered brass inlaid straps (1.3cm wide) are inlaid and secured with brass screws into the outer aspect of the case lid, continuing onto the anterior and posterior surfaces of the case.

Lining of the case consists of closely applied red velvet, with fitted recesses for each instrument, and also a lined internal compartment (2.2cm by 21.4cm) for small loose objects, with fitted lid (covered with red velvet and with ivory button as a handle.)

Instruments: Twelve in number, of which six have fitted recesses in the case itself, two are located in brass slots on the upper surface of the removable compartment lid with ivory button. The remainder are loose and kept in the internal compartment of the case.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2008/4.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood, brass, velvet, ivory.

Description

Hardwood, probably mahogany, hinged lid. Upper surface is finished with a thick (7mm) veneer of walnut. The case has a lock with a brass escutcheon, consisting of a brass inlaid black rectangular nameplate (3.3cm by 1.5cm) on the outer surface of the veneered lid. Two lacquered brass inlaid straps (1.3cm wide) are inlaid and secured with brass screws into the outer aspect of the case lid, continuing onto the anterior and posterior surfaces of the case.

Lining of the case consists of closely applied red velvet, with fitted recesses for each instrument, and also a lined internal compartment (2.2cm by 21.4cm) for small loose objects, with fitted lid (covered with red velvet and with ivory button as a handle.)

Instruments: Twelve in number, of which six have fitted recesses in the case itself, two are located in brass slots on the upper surface of the removable compartment lid with ivory button. The remainder are loose and kept in the internal compartment of the case.

2005.4_cupping set 27th.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cupping Set

Description

Cupping set, in wooden case, 19th-20th century.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2003.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.5 cm (box)

Materials

Wood, Glass, brass, velvet.

Description

Cupping set, in wooden case, 19th-20th century.

2005.11.3_anaesthetic apparatus 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Anaesthetic Apparatus

Description

Anaesthetic apparatus with a regulating stopper containing a graduated, 4 ounce, oval glass bottle.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2005/11.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height 14.7 cm and diameter of base 5.5 cm.

Materials

Metal, glass

Description

Anaesthetic apparatus with a regulating stopper containing a graduated, 4 ounce, oval glass bottle.

2005.11.1_thermometer 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clinical Thermometer

Description

Rectal with extra strong bulb, presented in a nickel bayonet fitting case.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2005/11.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 12.6cm

Materials

Nickel and Glass

Description

Rectal with extra strong bulb, presented in a nickel bayonet fitting case.

2005.11.2_rectal speculum.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Rectal Speculum

Description

Rectal speculum (conical) with oblique end and obturator.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2005/11.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 2.5 inches.

Materials

Metal

Description

Rectal speculum (conical) with oblique end and obturator.

2000.3.82_electrical clinical thermometer 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Electrical Clinical Thermometer

Description

Electrical thermometer manufactured by Philips held in cardboard box.

Date

c. 1970s-1980s

Identifier

2000/3.82

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 12.5cm

Materials

Cardboard, glass, metal, and plastic

Description

Electrical thermometer manufactured by Philips held in cardboard box.

1997.8.10_clifford and watt uterine dilator 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clifford and Watt's Uterine Dilator

Description

Double-ended uterine dilator.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/8.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 22.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Double-ended uterine dilator.

2003.29.8_water's cannister 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Water's Cannister

Description

Water's Cannister Carbon Dioxide Absorber for anaesthesia.

Date

c. 1920s

Identifier

2003/29.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 19cm.

Materials

Metal

Description

Water's Cannister Carbon Dioxide Absorber for anaesthesia.

1997.8.2_pinard foetal stethoscope 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope

Description

Example of Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope for midwifery.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/8.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height = 12.7cm

Materials

Aluminium

Description

Example of Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope for midwifery.

2003.150_set of rinsing curettes 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Set of Three Rinsing Curettes

Description

Set of three rinsing curettes in leather-bound case.

Date

Date unknown.

Identifier

2003/150

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 18cm.

Materials

Leather and metal.

Description

Set of three rinsing curettes in leather-bound case.

2002.5.16_dynamometer 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dynamometer

Description

Metal dynamometer for determining grip strength.

Date

c. 1930s-1940s

Identifier

2002/5.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 20.6cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Metal dynamometer for determining grip strength.

2003.143_aural syringe 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Aural Syringe

Description

Aural Syringe manufactured by McMillan of Glasgow, in small cardboard box.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2003/143

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 19.9 cm

Materials

Cardboard, cotton, glass, wool.

Description

Aural Syringe manufactured by McMillan of Glasgow, in small cardboard box.

2003.149_Bosworth's snare 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bosworth's Snare

Description

Bosworth's Snare, components of which are held in leather case. Snares are used in surgery to remove tissue growths, such as tumours or lymphoid tissue.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/149

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 15.8cm

Materials

Leather, Metal, Wire.

Description

Bosworth's Snare, components of which are held in leather case. Snares are used in surgery to remove tissue growths, such as tumours or lymphoid tissue.

2003.12.13_hydrocele trocar 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hydrocele Trocar

Date

c.1860s

Identifier

2003/12.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony and metal

Description


2003.77.50_Simeon Snell's Set 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Simeon Snell's Set

Date

c.1929

Identifier

2003/77.50

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood and metal

Description


2003.77.40.2_sinclair's expressor-guard 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sinclair's Expressor Guard

Date

c. 1906-1920s

Identifier

2003/77.40.1

Description


2007.1.12_induction dilators 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Induction Dilators

Date

c. 1920-1940

Identifier

2007/1.12

Description


2014.3.4_Pelvimeter2021_2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pelvimeter

Description

A pelvimeter is an instrument used by obstetricians to measure the size of the birth canal in pregnant women.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2014/3.4

Description

A pelvimeter is an instrument used by obstetricians to measure the size of the birth canal in pregnant women.

2003.202.17_tourniquet 7.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Field Tourniquet

Date

c.1901

Identifier

2003/202.17

Description


2003.12.17_curved bistoury 5.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Curved Bistoury

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description


2003.250_petit tourniquet 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Petit-Type Tourniquet

Description

2003/250

Identifier

c. 1901

Description

2003/250

2003.204.4_Petit tourniquet 8.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Petit-Type Tourniquet

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/204.4

Description


2003.193_lithotomy set 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lithotomy Set

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/193

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description


HD 1315_dental articulator 4.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental articulator.

Description

Dental articulator used for making models out of plaster.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005/8.1315

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

Dental articulator used for making models out of plaster.

2003.2.4_clinical thermometer 6.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clinical Thermometer

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal case.

Date

c.1950s.

Identifier

2003/2.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm.

Materials

Glass, mercury, and metal.

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal case.

2003.2.5_clinical thermometer 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clinical thermometer

Description

Clinical thermometer, in metal case.

Date

c. 1930s.

Identifier

2003/2.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm.

Materials

Glass, Mercury and Metal.

Description

Clinical thermometer, in metal case.

2003.12.19_liston finger knife 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Liston's Finger Knife.

Description

Liston's finger knife

Date

c. 1860s.

Identifier

2003/12.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.1 cm.

Materials

Ebony and metal.

Description

Liston's finger knife

2003.2.3_clinical thermometer 3.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clinical Thermometer

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal case

Date

c. 1950s.

Identifier

2003/2.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.6cm.

Materials

Glass, Mercury, and Metal.

Description

Clinical thermometer in metal case

2003.2.2_spencer wells artery forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Spencer Wells' Artery Forceps

Description

Spencer Wells' Artery Forceps

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2003/2.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.1cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Spencer Wells' Artery Forceps

2003.77.32_firle eye magnet 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Firle Eye Magnet

Description

The Firle eye magnet in leather-covered case. Eye magnets are used in ophthalmic surgery to remove foreign agents composed of metal.

Date

Unknown

Identifier

2003/77.32

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

The Firle eye magnet in leather-covered case. Eye magnets are used in ophthalmic surgery to remove foreign agents composed of metal.

2003.2.13_halstead artery forceps 2.jpg

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Halstead's artery forceps

Description

Halstead's artery forceps

Date

c,. 1930s

Identifier

2003/2.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.3cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Halstead's artery forceps

2003.88_fracture operating set 7.jpg

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Title

Fracture Operating Instrument Set

Description

Fracture operation instrument set in mahogany case

Date

c. 1912

Identifier

2003/88

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 42cm.

Materials

Mahogany and metal

Description

Fracture operation instrument set in mahogany case

2003.77.29_burden cooper tobacco test.jpg

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Title

Burdon Cooper's Tobacco Test

Description

Burden Cooper's tobacco test

Date

c. 1890-1900s

Identifier

2003/77.29

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.3cm.

Materials

Ebony and metal.

Description

Burden Cooper's tobacco test

2003.251_palmers cervical dilator 2.jpg

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Title

Palmer's Cervical Dilator

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/251

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description


2003.245_embryotomy forceps 2.jpg

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Title

Embryotomy Forceps

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/245

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description


2003.82.7_uterine dilator 3.jpg

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Title

Uterine Dilator

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/82.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

28.5cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description


2003.77.24_Ophthalmic phantom mask 2.jpg

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Title

Ophthalmic Phantom Mask

Description

Ophthalmic phantom, aluminium, c 1900s-c 1920s.

Date

1900-1920s

Identifier

2003/77.24

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16cm

Materials

Aluminium

Description

Ophthalmic phantom, aluminium, c 1900s-c 1920s.

2007.2.5_datum rule2021_1.jpg

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Title

Optometrist's Datum Rule

Description

For measuring spectacle frames, etc., showing pupillary distances, heights, projections and calibres.
Constructed of white celluloid.

Date

1930-1960

Identifier

2007/2.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20.5x8cm

Materials

Celluloid

Description

For measuring spectacle frames, etc., showing pupillary distances, heights, projections and calibres.
Constructed of white celluloid.

2008.4.2_enema 4.jpg

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Title

Enema

Date

Unknown

Identifier

2008/4.2

Description


2003.190_Lister's bougie 6.jpg

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Title

Set of Lister's Bougies

Description

Lister's bougie, in leather-covered case, c 1876.

Date

1876

Identifier

2003/190

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 31.5 cm

Materials

Leather; metal; velvet

Description

Lister's bougie, in leather-covered case, c 1876.

2007.2.4_Dissection kit.jpg

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Title

Dissection Kit

Description

Dissecting set, probably for use of students. The box is most likely made of mahogany with internal fitted compartments for instruments.

Date

1920-1950

Identifier

2007/2.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.8cm in length, 7.5cm in width, 3.8cm in depth.

Materials

wood, metal, brass

Description

Dissecting set, probably for use of students. The box is most likely made of mahogany with internal fitted compartments for instruments.

2006.7.1_Laryngeal Examination 6.jpg

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Title

Case of laryngeal examination instruments

Description

The case is rigid, covered in black shagreen, with chrome plated edge protectors. Chrome plated single elongated hinge, and spring-loaded catch. Inner aspect of upper lid is lined with padded purple silk. Base is fitted with indentations for instruments and lined with purple suede.

Contains six laryngeal mirrors in graduated sizes, a blunt-ended curved metal probe, a metal handle fitted to take the mirrors and probe, and a head mirror 10.6cm in diameter, also elasticated headband (black with green edging) to receive the mirror.

Date

1910-1940

Identifier

2006/7.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20.5cm in length, 11.2cm in width, 4.4cm in depth.

Materials

wood, silk, metal, glass

Description

The case is rigid, covered in black shagreen, with chrome plated edge protectors. Chrome plated single elongated hinge, and spring-loaded catch. Inner aspect of upper lid is lined with padded purple silk. Base is fitted with indentations for instruments and lined with purple suede.

Contains six laryngeal mirrors in graduated sizes, a blunt-ended curved metal probe, a metal handle fitted to take the mirrors and probe, and a head mirror 10.6cm in diameter, also elasticated headband (black with green edging) to receive the mirror.

2003.8_Osteotome 3 27th.jpg

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Title

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

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

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.

1998.2_microscope 32.jpg

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Title

Microscope

Description

Microscope with slides of specimens, in wooden box.

Date

20th century

Identifier

1998/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm

Materials

Wood, metal, glass.

Description

Microscope with slides of specimens, in wooden box.

2003.18_microscope 14.jpg

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Title

Microscope in wooden box

Description

Probably an E. Leitz brass monocular microscope, focusing by rack and pinion; the box is by a different manufacturer, Millikin and Lawley, possibly suppliers of the microscope; one part of the microscope is by a different manufacturer, Bulloch of Chicago.

Inscription: E. Leitz; Wetzlar; No. 83091; BULLOCH Water immersion CHICAGO; MILLIKIN & LAWLEY 165 STRAND LONDON W.O.C.

Date

1890-1900s

Identifier

2003/18

Coverage

Germany
Chicago, USA
London, England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 32 cm

Materials

Brass, glass, wood

Description

Probably an E. Leitz brass monocular microscope, focusing by rack and pinion; the box is by a different manufacturer, Millikin and Lawley, possibly suppliers of the microscope; one part of the microscope is by a different manufacturer, Bulloch of Chicago.

Inscription: E. Leitz; Wetzlar; No. 83091; BULLOCH Water immersion CHICAGO; MILLIKIN & LAWLEY 165 STRAND LONDON W.O.C.

2003.210.2_eye lens 2.jpg

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Title

Eye Lens

Date

1800s

Identifier

2003/210.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass, tortoiseshell

Description


2000.7.12_st clair thomson adenoid curette 9.jpg

Details

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Title

St Clair Thomson's Adenoid Curette

Description

St. Clair Thomson's adenoid curette

Date

1930

Identifier

2000/7.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

St. Clair Thomson's adenoid curette

2003.49_tonsil guillotine 2.jpg

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Title

Tonsil Guillotine

Description

Tonsil guillotine

Date

1860s

Identifier

2003/49

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 30 cm

Materials

Ebony, metal

Description

Tonsil guillotine

2007.1.13_Elbow splint 2.jpg

Details

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Title

Levis' Metallic Elbow Splint

Description

Levis's Metallic Splint consisting of moulded thin nickel-plated perforated metal.

Date

1910-1930

Identifier

2007/1.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

metal

Description

Levis's Metallic Splint consisting of moulded thin nickel-plated perforated metal.

2015.234.3_enema 4.jpg

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Title

Enema

Description

Enema syringe in wooden box

Identifier

2015/234.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Enema pump length 25.5 cm

Materials

Brass and wood.

Description

Enema syringe in wooden box

2015.234_blood pressure apparatus 2.jpg

Details

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Title

Blood Pressure Apparatus

Date

c. 1800s

Description


2003.77.40.16_jaeger's iridectomy knife 6.jpg

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Title

Jaeger's Iridectomy Knife

Description

Jaeger's iridectomy knife, metal, c 1906-c 1930s.

An iridectomy is a surgical procedure where part of the iris, the coloured part of the eye, is removed. This knife is used to cut out the desired piece of iris. Patients with glaucoma can receive an iridectomy to reduce the intra-orbital pressure.

Date

c. 1906-1930s

Identifier

2003/77.40.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Jaeger's iridectomy knife, metal, c 1906-c 1930s.

An iridectomy is a surgical procedure where part of the iris, the coloured part of the eye, is removed. This knife is used to cut out the desired piece of iris. Patients with glaucoma can receive an iridectomy to reduce the intra-orbital pressure.

2003.9_lister instruments 3.jpg

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Title

Sir Joseph Lister's Operating Instruments

Description

Case of operating instruments which belonged to Joseph Lister, c 1865.

Lister began his investigations into antisepsis while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1860s. It was here that he used the first ever antiseptic dressings while attending patients with compound fractures.

Date

c. 1865

Identifier

2003/9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Case of operating instruments which belonged to Joseph Lister, c 1865.

Lister began his investigations into antisepsis while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1860s. It was here that he used the first ever antiseptic dressings while attending patients with compound fractures.

2003.56_haemorrhoid forceps 9.jpg

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Title

Haemorrhoid Forceps

Description

Haemorrhoid forceps, ivory and steel, c 1905.

Haemorrhoids are vascular bundles situated in the anal canal that can cause problems when swollen or inflamed. This pair of forceps would have been used to remove haemorrhoids in a patient. The blades would be clamped on either side of the haemorrhoid and slowly reduce the blood supply to the structure. This would cause the tissue to die and result in the haemorrhoid falling off.

Date

c. 1905

Identifier

2003/56

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.7 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Haemorrhoid forceps, ivory and steel, c 1905.

Haemorrhoids are vascular bundles situated in the anal canal that can cause problems when swollen or inflamed. This pair of forceps would have been used to remove haemorrhoids in a patient. The blades would be clamped on either side of the haemorrhoid and slowly reduce the blood supply to the structure. This would cause the tissue to die and result in the haemorrhoid falling off.

2003.135_mathieu style guillotine 7.jpg

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Title

Mathieu-Style Tonsil Guillotine

Description

Tonsil guillotine, metal, c 1929.

Tonsil Guillotines are surgical instruments used during a tonsillectomy, a procedure where the palatine tonsils are removed.

The hook of the guillotine is placed around the tonsil and a sharp blade passes through to slice the tonsil off. Much caution was required to prevent haemorrhaging in the patient.

Creator

Mathieu, France

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

2003/135

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 26 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Tonsil guillotine, metal, c 1929.

Tonsil Guillotines are surgical instruments used during a tonsillectomy, a procedure where the palatine tonsils are removed.

The hook of the guillotine is placed around the tonsil and a sharp blade passes through to slice the tonsil off. Much caution was required to prevent haemorrhaging in the patient.

2003.77.22+3_undine irrigators 6.jpg

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Title

Set of Undine Irrigators

Description

Undine irrigator, metal, c 1850s-c 1900s.

Undine irrigators are ophthalmic instruments used to clean out the inner surface of the eyelids of a patient. The flow of the cleansing liquid would be controlled by placing the thumb over the spout.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2003/77.22
2003/77.23

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Undine irrigator, metal, c 1850s-c 1900s.

Undine irrigators are ophthalmic instruments used to clean out the inner surface of the eyelids of a patient. The flow of the cleansing liquid would be controlled by placing the thumb over the spout.

2003.77.40.17_taylor's eye vectis 4.jpg

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Title

Taylor's Eye Vectis

Description

Taylor's eye vectis, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

An eye vectis is an ophthalmic instrument used during cataract surgery. The wire loop at the end of the instrument would extract any cataract material from the lens of the patient.

Date

c. 1906-1920

Identifier

2003/77.40.17

Publisher

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Taylor's eye vectis, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

An eye vectis is an ophthalmic instrument used during cataract surgery. The wire loop at the end of the instrument would extract any cataract material from the lens of the patient.

2003.167_graeffe's cataract knife 3.jpg

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Title

von Graefe's Cataract Knife

Description

Graefe's cataract knife, stainless steel, c 1950s.

This small knife was used during a cataract operation to cut into the cornea, the outer transparent part of the eye. The knife was designed by Albrecht von Graefe, a Prussian ophthalmologist during the 1800s and manufactured by John Weiss & Son of London.

Date

c. 1906-1920s

Identifier

2003/167

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Graefe's cataract knife, stainless steel, c 1950s.

This small knife was used during a cataract operation to cut into the cornea, the outer transparent part of the eye. The knife was designed by Albrecht von Graefe, a Prussian ophthalmologist during the 1800s and manufactured by John Weiss & Son of London.

2003.77.40.414_beer's cataract knife 3.jpg

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Title

Beer's Cataract Knife

Description

Beer's cataract knife, metal, c 1906-c 1930s.

The design of this cataract knife was invented by Austrian ophthalmologist, Georg Joseph Beer, who pioneered a new method of cataract surgery during the late 1700s. This knife would have been used to remove some of the affected lens.

Date

c. 1906-1920s

Identifier

2003/77.40.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.4 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Beer's cataract knife, metal, c 1906-c 1930s.

The design of this cataract knife was invented by Austrian ophthalmologist, Georg Joseph Beer, who pioneered a new method of cataract surgery during the late 1700s. This knife would have been used to remove some of the affected lens.

2003.77.40.4_Capsulotomy knife 3.jpg

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Title

Capsulotomy Knife

Description

Capsulotomy knife, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

A capsulotomy is an ophthalmic procedure involving the lens of the eye. This small metal knife would have been used to make an incision into the lens.

Date

c. 1906-1920s

Identifier

2003/77.40.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Capsulotomy knife, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

A capsulotomy is an ophthalmic procedure involving the lens of the eye. This small metal knife would have been used to make an incision into the lens.

2003.77.40.3_iris hook.jpg

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Title

Iris Hook

Description

Iris hook, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

The iris is the coloured portion of the eye surrounding the pupil. The iris has the ability to constrict and dilate the pupil to alter the amount of light that is focused onto the retina by the lens. This iris hook would have been used to retract the iris during cataract surgery.

Date

c. 1906-1920s.

Identifier

2003/77.40.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.4 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Iris hook, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

The iris is the coloured portion of the eye surrounding the pupil. The iris has the ability to constrict and dilate the pupil to alter the amount of light that is focused onto the retina by the lens. This iris hook would have been used to retract the iris during cataract surgery.

2003.77.40.2_Rollet's lacrimal sac retractor 3.jpg

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Title

Rollet's Lacrimal Sac Retractor

Description

Rollet's lachrymal sac retractor, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

The lacrimal sac is towards the midline of the body, sitting on the lateral side of the nose and medial side of the eyeball. It sits within the space formed by the lacrimal bone and frontal process of the maxilla. The nasolacrimal duct descends from the sac down towards the nasal cavity. This retractor would have been used during surgery to move the sac out of the way.

Date

c. 1906-1920s.

Identifier

2003/77.40.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.1 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Rollet's lachrymal sac retractor, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

The lacrimal sac is towards the midline of the body, sitting on the lateral side of the nose and medial side of the eyeball. It sits within the space formed by the lacrimal bone and frontal process of the maxilla. The nasolacrimal duct descends from the sac down towards the nasal cavity. This retractor would have been used during surgery to move the sac out of the way.

2003.77.40_case of eye instruments.jpg

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Title

Case of Eye Instruments

Description

Case of eye instruments, metal and wood, c 1906.

This case of ophthalmic instruments is from the Glasgow Eye Infirmary. Manufactured by J. Weiss & Son, this case once belonged to ophthalmic surgeon, Hugh Wright Thomson. Thomson was a house surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and was a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War.

Date

c. 1906

Identifier

2003/77.40

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 27.8 cm

Materials

Wood and Metal.

Description

Case of eye instruments, metal and wood, c 1906.

This case of ophthalmic instruments is from the Glasgow Eye Infirmary. Manufactured by J. Weiss & Son, this case once belonged to ophthalmic surgeon, Hugh Wright Thomson. Thomson was a house surgeon at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary and was a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War.

2003.77.54_schiotz tonometer 5.jpg

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Title

Schiotz's Improved Tonometer

Description

Schiotz tonometer, metal, in leather-covered case, c 1950s.

A tonometer is an ophthalmic device used to measure the intra-ocular pressure of the eye and determine if the patient is at risk of glaucoma.
The eye to be examined is anaesthetised and the foot plate of the tonometer is pressed gently onto the cornea. By this method, the ophthalmologist is able to measure the patient's intra-ocular pressure in mmHg.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2003/77.54

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Schiotz tonometer, metal, in leather-covered case, c 1950s.

A tonometer is an ophthalmic device used to measure the intra-ocular pressure of the eye and determine if the patient is at risk of glaucoma.
The eye to be examined is anaesthetised and the foot plate of the tonometer is pressed gently onto the cornea. By this method, the ophthalmologist is able to measure the patient's intra-ocular pressure in mmHg.

2003.50_stethoscope 5.jpg

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Title

Laennec Monaural Stethoscope

Description

Laennec stethoscope, wood, early 19th century.

Early monaural stethoscope as devised by Dr Rene Laennec, early 19th century. The Breton doctor, Rene Laennec of Quimper (1781-1826) first invented the stethoscope in 1816. Confronted by a stout woman with an apparent heart condition, Laennec found that he was unable to use hand or ear to examine the patient without embarrassment, so he used a tightly rolled sheaf of papers, one end of which he placed against the precordial region and the other to his ear. He was able thereby to hear the heart with greater clarity than he had ever done before. Laennec developed a stethoscope which consisted of a simple wooden cylinder that could be unscrewed in the middle for carrying in the pocket.

Creator

Rene Laennec

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/50

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 31 cm

Materials

Wood

Description

Laennec stethoscope, wood, early 19th century.

Early monaural stethoscope as devised by Dr Rene Laennec, early 19th century. The Breton doctor, Rene Laennec of Quimper (1781-1826) first invented the stethoscope in 1816. Confronted by a stout woman with an apparent heart condition, Laennec found that he was unable to use hand or ear to examine the patient without embarrassment, so he used a tightly rolled sheaf of papers, one end of which he placed against the precordial region and the other to his ear. He was able thereby to hear the heart with greater clarity than he had ever done before. Laennec developed a stethoscope which consisted of a simple wooden cylinder that could be unscrewed in the middle for carrying in the pocket.

2005.3.1_vaginal speculae 4.jpg

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Dublin Core

Title

Set of Fergusson's Vaginal Speculae

Description

Set of three vaginal speculum in black conical case with hinged lid. Angled opening with flared viewing end made of silvered glass (covered with elastic gum).

Date

c. 1920s

Identifier

2005/3.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

14 x 7.6 cm

Materials

Silvered glass

Description

Set of three vaginal speculum in black conical case with hinged lid. Angled opening with flared viewing end made of silvered glass (covered with elastic gum).


2003.77.1_beale self-illuminating ophthalmoscope 3.jpg

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Title

Beale's Self-Illuminating Ophthalmoscope

Description

Beale self-illuminating ophthalmoscope, in wooden case, c 1860s-c 1880s.

This self-illuminating ophthalmoscope dates from the late 19th century and was invented by Lionel Beale, a British physician working in London. The ophthalmoscope was illuminated by a flame, kept alight by a spirit burner contained within the stand of the instrument.

Creator

Lionel Beale, manufactured by Hawksley of London

Date

c. 1860-1880s

Identifier

2003/77.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 31 cm

Materials

Brass, Glass, Wood.

Description

Beale self-illuminating ophthalmoscope, in wooden case, c 1860s-c 1880s.

This self-illuminating ophthalmoscope dates from the late 19th century and was invented by Lionel Beale, a British physician working in London. The ophthalmoscope was illuminated by a flame, kept alight by a spirit burner contained within the stand of the instrument.

2003.79_analgesia 2.jpg

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Title

Automatic Trichloroethylene Analgesia Apparatus

Description

Automatic trichloroethylene analgesia apparatus, in metal case, c 1949.

This apparatus is held within a metal container and has detachable tubing for a facemask. It was manufactured by Teddington MIE Ltd.

Creator

Teddington MIE Ltd.

Date

c. 1949

Identifier

2003/79

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 28.5 cm

Materials

Metal, rubber, glass.

Description

Automatic trichloroethylene analgesia apparatus, in metal case, c 1949.

This apparatus is held within a metal container and has detachable tubing for a facemask. It was manufactured by Teddington MIE Ltd.

2003.77.37_transilluminator 2.jpg

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Title

Transilluminator

Description

Transluminator, in leather-covered case, c 1900s.

A transilluminator is any device that projects light through a substance for examination. This specific transilluminator dates from the 1900s, and is held in a leather case with a spare light bulb. It was manufactured by R. Jung and Heidelberg.

Creator

R. Jung & Heidelberg

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/77.37

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.5 cm

Materials

Glass, leather, metal, plastic, satin, velvet.

Description

Transluminator, in leather-covered case, c 1900s.

A transilluminator is any device that projects light through a substance for examination. This specific transilluminator dates from the 1900s, and is held in a leather case with a spare light bulb. It was manufactured by R. Jung and Heidelberg.

2003.77.59_worth's amblyoscope 2.jpg

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Title

Worth's Amblyoscope

Description

Worth's amblyoscope, metal, c 1890s.

An amblyoscope is an ophthalmic device that is used to measure the angle of squint in the eye and develop the fusion faculty of the patient. The fusion faculty is the ability of the brain to fuse images from both eyes into one. Small pictures are placed in the two slides of the amblyoscope and moved closer or further apart to determine at which angle the squint fuses the images into one.

Date

c. 1890s

Identifier

2003/77.59

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15 cm

Materials

Metal, glass, and card.

Description

Worth's amblyoscope, metal, c 1890s.

An amblyoscope is an ophthalmic device that is used to measure the angle of squint in the eye and develop the fusion faculty of the patient. The fusion faculty is the ability of the brain to fuse images from both eyes into one. Small pictures are placed in the two slides of the amblyoscope and moved closer or further apart to determine at which angle the squint fuses the images into one.

2003.77.30_thomas reid portable ophthalmometer.jpg

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Title

Thomas Reid's Portable Ophthalmometer

Description

Thomas Reid's portable ophthalmometer, glass and metal, in leather-covered case, c 1890s.

Thomas Reid was an ophthalmologist in Glasgow during the late 1800s. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1857 and was a pupil of the famous ophthalmologist, William Mackenzie. Reid designed this instrument to measure the curvature of the central area of the cornea. It was presented to the Royal Society of London in 1893, and the paper was communicated by Lord Kelvin.

Date

1890s

Identifier

2003/77.30

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.1 cm

Materials

Glass and metal

Description

Thomas Reid's portable ophthalmometer, glass and metal, in leather-covered case, c 1890s.

Thomas Reid was an ophthalmologist in Glasgow during the late 1800s. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1857 and was a pupil of the famous ophthalmologist, William Mackenzie. Reid designed this instrument to measure the curvature of the central area of the cornea. It was presented to the Royal Society of London in 1893, and the paper was communicated by Lord Kelvin.

2003.77.3_corneal trephine 4.jpg

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Title

Clockwork Corneal Trephine

Description

Corneal trephine, metal, in leather-covered case, c 1850s-c 1880s.

Pictured here is a corneal trephine powered by a clockwork mechanism, manufactured by Koutny. It is held in a leather box lined with velvet, along with 4 different trephine heads and scaler. By winding up the trephine, the instrument would be used to drill into a portion of the cornea for removal.

Creator

Koutny

Date

c. 1850-1890s

Identifier

2003/77.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11 cm (case)

Materials

Metal, leather, and velvet.

Description

Corneal trephine, metal, in leather-covered case, c 1850s-c 1880s.

Pictured here is a corneal trephine powered by a clockwork mechanism, manufactured by Koutny. It is held in a leather box lined with velvet, along with 4 different trephine heads and scaler. By winding up the trephine, the instrument would be used to drill into a portion of the cornea for removal.

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Ophthalmodynamometer

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Ophthalmic dynamometer, in cardboard tube, c 1910s-c 1920s.

Pictured here is an example of an opthalmodynamomter dating from 1917. Manufactured by Giroux of France, this instrument would have been used to test the blood pressure of the retinal vessels at the back of the eye. This technique was invented by the French ophthalmologist, Paul Bailliart in 1917. The instrument is a rod-shaped piston with a convex head, which is pressed against the lateral side of the eye with the retina being observed through an ophthalmoscope. The pressure is increased in 10 gram intervals.

Creator

Paul Bailliart

Date

c. 1917

Identifier

2003/77.66

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Physical Dimensions

34.3 cm; 46.7 cm

Materials

Metal and wood.

Description

Ophthalmic dynamometer, in cardboard tube, c 1910s-c 1920s.

Pictured here is an example of an opthalmodynamomter dating from 1917. Manufactured by Giroux of France, this instrument would have been used to test the blood pressure of the retinal vessels at the back of the eye. This technique was invented by the French ophthalmologist, Paul Bailliart in 1917. The instrument is a rod-shaped piston with a convex head, which is pressed against the lateral side of the eye with the retina being observed through an ophthalmoscope. The pressure is increased in 10 gram intervals.

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Hook Retractors

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Double blunt hook, grooved handle. Nickel plated.

These hook retractors would have been used to retract bodily tissues during a surgical operation.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1880-1960

Identifier

2006/7.26.1
2006/7.26.2

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Physical Dimensions

16 x 0.8 cm

Materials

Nickel-plated steel.

Description

Double blunt hook, grooved handle. Nickel plated.

These hook retractors would have been used to retract bodily tissues during a surgical operation.

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Hydraulic Power Toothbrush

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Pictured here is a hydraulic toothbrush dating from 1940. This toothbrush would have been powered by hydraulics, with the movement of water flowing through the brush resulting in the rotation of the brush head.

Creator

Jenkins Production Ltd.

Date

c. 1940

Identifier

HD/57

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Materials

Metal

Description

Pictured here is a hydraulic toothbrush dating from 1940. This toothbrush would have been powered by hydraulics, with the movement of water flowing through the brush resulting in the rotation of the brush head.

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Cameron's Electrodiagnostoset

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Cameron's electro-diagnostoset, in wooden case, c 1926.

Cameron's Electro-Diagnostoset was produced by Cameron's Surgical Speciality Company of Chicago during the 1920s. The company produced an extensive range of lamps for use in dental and medical diagnosis and the Electro-Diagnostoset seen here is, essentially, a collection of such lamps. The company produced a variety of models of these sets from the very high end, with a silk-lined leather case and a complete set of instruments, to low end sets in simple wooden cases containing a bare minimum of instruments.

The set shown appears to be of the model 3A type, one of the more expensive models. The components are constructed primarily from bakelite and steel to allow them to be sterilized and increase reliability. It contains a variety of instruments including an opthalmoscope, procto-sigmoidoscope, urethroscope and a variety of bulbs in a range of shapes and sizes. In most cases the illumination was provided not by the instruments but by the handles. The set came with two handles which were connected to a power supply. A bulb could then be screwed into the top of the handle. In the case of the large bulbs (such as the long bulbs on the right of the case in the picture) that would be the instrument complete but, with the small bulbs, a variety of attachments could be fitted onto the handle to form different instruments.

This particular example was imported into the UK by Dr. Archibald Young of Glasgow and is believed to be the only example in the country. Dr. Young initially inquired about ordering in 1926; the set arrived in Prince's Dock Glasgow in 1928 on board the freighter Anacortes and did not clear customs and reach him until 1929. The set cost £308 including shipping expenses.

Date

c. 1925

Identifier

2003/3

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Materials

Wood, Metal, Glass.

Description

Cameron's electro-diagnostoset, in wooden case, c 1926.

Cameron's Electro-Diagnostoset was produced by Cameron's Surgical Speciality Company of Chicago during the 1920s. The company produced an extensive range of lamps for use in dental and medical diagnosis and the Electro-Diagnostoset seen here is, essentially, a collection of such lamps. The company produced a variety of models of these sets from the very high end, with a silk-lined leather case and a complete set of instruments, to low end sets in simple wooden cases containing a bare minimum of instruments.

The set shown appears to be of the model 3A type, one of the more expensive models. The components are constructed primarily from bakelite and steel to allow them to be sterilized and increase reliability. It contains a variety of instruments including an opthalmoscope, procto-sigmoidoscope, urethroscope and a variety of bulbs in a range of shapes and sizes. In most cases the illumination was provided not by the instruments but by the handles. The set came with two handles which were connected to a power supply. A bulb could then be screwed into the top of the handle. In the case of the large bulbs (such as the long bulbs on the right of the case in the picture) that would be the instrument complete but, with the small bulbs, a variety of attachments could be fitted onto the handle to form different instruments.

This particular example was imported into the UK by Dr. Archibald Young of Glasgow and is believed to be the only example in the country. Dr. Young initially inquired about ordering in 1926; the set arrived in Prince's Dock Glasgow in 1928 on board the freighter Anacortes and did not clear customs and reach him until 1929. The set cost £308 including shipping expenses.

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Lacrimal Irrigation Syringe

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Lachrymal irrigation syringe, glass, gold and metal, c 1875-c 1900.

This syringe would have been used to wash out the lacrimal system of the eye.

Creator

Creuzan, Bordeaux.

Date

c. 1875-1900

Identifier

2003/77.5

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.5 cm

Materials

Glass, gold and metal.

Description

Lachrymal irrigation syringe, glass, gold and metal, c 1875-c 1900.

This syringe would have been used to wash out the lacrimal system of the eye.

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Plaster Cutter

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Plaster cutter, metal, 20th century.

This metal plaster cutter was manufactured by the Zimmer Manufacturing Company, now known today as Zimmer Biomet. The company was set up in 1927 by Justin O. Zimmer to produce medical splints. Today, plaster casts can be removed using an automatic cast saw.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

1997/3.18

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 32 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Plaster cutter, metal, 20th century.

This metal plaster cutter was manufactured by the Zimmer Manufacturing Company, now known today as Zimmer Biomet. The company was set up in 1927 by Justin O. Zimmer to produce medical splints. Today, plaster casts can be removed using an automatic cast saw.

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Portable Syringe Outfit

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Portable syringe outfit, with syringe and hypodermic needles, c 1955.

Pictured here is a syringe set, containing a glass syringe and several hypodermic needles held within a white plastic case.

Creator

Everett

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

2000/2.4

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Materials

Plastic, stainless steel, and glass.

Description

Portable syringe outfit, with syringe and hypodermic needles, c 1955.

Pictured here is a syringe set, containing a glass syringe and several hypodermic needles held within a white plastic case.

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Uterine Sound

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Uterine sound, metal.

The uterine sound is a gynaecological instrument, still in use today, for determining the length and direction of the female cervical canal and uterus. The sound pictured here is metal and has small granulations for taking measurements.

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2003/263

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 25 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine sound, metal.

The uterine sound is a gynaecological instrument, still in use today, for determining the length and direction of the female cervical canal and uterus. The sound pictured here is metal and has small granulations for taking measurements.

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Perforator

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Perforator, metal.

A perforator was one of the more gruesome tools of obstetrics, used to pierce the head of the dead foetus to save the life of the mother. This particular perforator is metal and most likely dates from the 1800-1900s.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1800-1900s

Identifier

2003/82.24

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 27.2 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Perforator, metal.

A perforator was one of the more gruesome tools of obstetrics, used to pierce the head of the dead foetus to save the life of the mother. This particular perforator is metal and most likely dates from the 1800-1900s.

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Obstetrical Fillet

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Fillet, metal, whalebone and wood, 18th century.

This instrument was used to assist in the birth of the baby, particularly with the safe passage of the child through the birth canal. The whalebone loop could be placed around the body or head of the baby, which would then gently be dragged out.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

2003/46

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.6 cm

Materials

Metal, whalebone, and wood.

Description

Fillet, metal, whalebone and wood, 18th century.

This instrument was used to assist in the birth of the baby, particularly with the safe passage of the child through the birth canal. The whalebone loop could be placed around the body or head of the baby, which would then gently be dragged out.

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Chassaignac's Chain Ecraseur

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Chassaignac's chain ecraseur, metal, c 1901.

Chassaignac's Ecraseur was used in the field of gynaecology for the removal of fibrous growths in the female reproductive tract. The chain would be looped around the growth and gradually tightened in order to cut off blood flow. This would deprive the growth of oxygen, causing it to fall off.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/219

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 28.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Chassaignac's chain ecraseur, metal, c 1901.

Chassaignac's Ecraseur was used in the field of gynaecology for the removal of fibrous growths in the female reproductive tract. The chain would be looped around the growth and gradually tightened in order to cut off blood flow. This would deprive the growth of oxygen, causing it to fall off.

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Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Equipment

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Nitrous oxide-oxygen equipment, metal and rubber, c 1910.

Pictured here is a nitrous oxide/oxygen apparatus most likely used for the administration of anaesthesia/analgesia. It was manufactured by McKesson Equipment Co.

Date

c. 1910

Identifier

2003/68

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 40 cm

Materials

Metal and rubber

Description

Nitrous oxide-oxygen equipment, metal and rubber, c 1910.

Pictured here is a nitrous oxide/oxygen apparatus most likely used for the administration of anaesthesia/analgesia. It was manufactured by McKesson Equipment Co.

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Fergusson's Vaginal Speculae

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Set of Ferguson's vagical speculae. The three narrower instruments are chrome/nickel plated, and the widest is made of an early plastic, probably cream bakelite.

These vaginal speculae were designed by Sir William Fergusson, a prominent Scottish surgeon during the 1800s. It was used for examination of the female reproductive tract and for the easy access of surgical instruments.

Creator

Sir William Fergusson

Date

c. 1910-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.5

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Physical Dimensions

Between 13.6 x 2.5 cm and 13 x 4.2 cm.

Materials

Chrome, nickel, and plastic.

Description

Set of Ferguson's vagical speculae. The three narrower instruments are chrome/nickel plated, and the widest is made of an early plastic, probably cream bakelite.

These vaginal speculae were designed by Sir William Fergusson, a prominent Scottish surgeon during the 1800s. It was used for examination of the female reproductive tract and for the easy access of surgical instruments.

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William Beatty's Fine-toothed Bow Saw

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Pictured here is a fine-toothed bow saw and handle from William Beatty's surgical set.

Date

c. 1800?

Identifier

2019/6

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Materials

metal
wood

Description

Pictured here is a fine-toothed bow saw and handle from William Beatty's surgical set.

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William Beatty's Tourniquet

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Within William Beatty's surgical kit is found a Petit-type tourniquet. This style of tourniquet was designed by French surgeon Jean Louis Petit and was the first tourniquet that did not require two people to administer. Through the screw mechanism, the tourniquet could be tightened to apply the appropriate pressure and left around the patient's arm.

Date

c. 1800?

Identifier

2019/6

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Materials

metal
fabric

Description

Within William Beatty's surgical kit is found a Petit-type tourniquet. This style of tourniquet was designed by French surgeon Jean Louis Petit and was the first tourniquet that did not require two people to administer. Through the screw mechanism, the tourniquet could be tightened to apply the appropriate pressure and left around the patient's arm.

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William Beatty's Bullet Forceps

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These bullet forceps are part of William Beatty's surgical kit held within our museum collection. They would have been used to safely extract a bullet from the wound of a patient. Admiral Lord Nelson infamously died from a shot to the shoulder that passed through his chest to the opposite shoulder.

Date

c. 1800?

Identifier

2019/6

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Materials

metal

Description

These bullet forceps are part of William Beatty's surgical kit held within our museum collection. They would have been used to safely extract a bullet from the wound of a patient. Admiral Lord Nelson infamously died from a shot to the shoulder that passed through his chest to the opposite shoulder.

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William Beatty's Amputation Knife

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William Beatty was a naval surgeon aboard the HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. This amputation knife is part of his surgical kit that is held within the College's museum collection. Note the slight curve of the blade of this amputation knife, a popular style during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Curved blades would be replaced by straighter blades in the mid-1800s to ensure more accurate incisions.

Date

c. 1800?

Identifier

2019/6

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Materials

metal
wood

Description

William Beatty was a naval surgeon aboard the HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. This amputation knife is part of his surgical kit that is held within the College's museum collection. Note the slight curve of the blade of this amputation knife, a popular style during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Curved blades would be replaced by straighter blades in the mid-1800s to ensure more accurate incisions.

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Head Mirror

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Forehead mirror, glass and metal with fabric headband.

It is uncommon to see head mirrors such as this in medicine today. However, during the 1900s, head mirrors were essential for general practitioners and ENT surgeons when examining a patient. The mirror would reflect light on the environment and focus it on the area of the patient that the practitioner was examining.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/3.3.16

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Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 9 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, and fabric.

Description

Forehead mirror, glass and metal with fabric headband.

It is uncommon to see head mirrors such as this in medicine today. However, during the 1900s, head mirrors were essential for general practitioners and ENT surgeons when examining a patient. The mirror would reflect light on the environment and focus it on the area of the patient that the practitioner was examining.

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Scotch Dual Hone

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Hone, glass, 20th century.

Pictured here is a knife sharpening stone typically used for podiatric tools. The label reads, "Made in Scotland, the celebrated Scotch Dual Hone". The stone itself is named "Wanter of Ayr" stone or "Tam O' Shanter" stone, referring to a specific type of stone mined in Ayr. The name Tam O' Shanter links back to the famous Robert Burns poem of the same name, where Tam O' Shanter encounters mystical beings when riding home after an evening drinking in the pub.

Creator

The Water of Ayr & Tam O' Shanter Hone Works Ltd.

Date

Unknown

Identifier

2000/3.111

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 6.1 cm

Materials

Stone

Description

Hone, glass, 20th century.

Pictured here is a knife sharpening stone typically used for podiatric tools. The label reads, "Made in Scotland, the celebrated Scotch Dual Hone". The stone itself is named "Wanter of Ayr" stone or "Tam O' Shanter" stone, referring to a specific type of stone mined in Ayr. The name Tam O' Shanter links back to the famous Robert Burns poem of the same name, where Tam O' Shanter encounters mystical beings when riding home after an evening drinking in the pub.

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Liston's Artery Forceps

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Liston's artery forceps, metal, c 1860s.

These artery forceps were designed by Scottish surgeon, Robert Liston. Artery forceps, more commonly known as haemostats, are surgical instruments used to clamp arteries and obstruct blood flow to prevent haemorrhaging. Notice that these forceps have a locking mechanism, meaning that they can be locked in place and left to stand alone instead of requiring the surgeon to hold them for the entire procedure.

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.10

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.4 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Liston's artery forceps, metal, c 1860s.

These artery forceps were designed by Scottish surgeon, Robert Liston. Artery forceps, more commonly known as haemostats, are surgical instruments used to clamp arteries and obstruct blood flow to prevent haemorrhaging. Notice that these forceps have a locking mechanism, meaning that they can be locked in place and left to stand alone instead of requiring the surgeon to hold them for the entire procedure.

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Liston's Bone-Cutting Forceps

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Liston's bone-cutting forceps, stainless steel, c 1950s.

Robert Liston was a world-famous Scottish surgeon during the 1800s. He worked during the time before pain relief was regularly used in surgery, thus operations had to be performed as quickly as possible. Liston was renowned for his surgical skill and speed, which was in part due to the instruments that he used. He designed several instruments himself, including his own adaptation of the bone forceps. Bone forceps are still used today to cut through thinner bones, such as the ribs.

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2003/2.1

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.7 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Liston's bone-cutting forceps, stainless steel, c 1950s.

Robert Liston was a world-famous Scottish surgeon during the 1800s. He worked during the time before pain relief was regularly used in surgery, thus operations had to be performed as quickly as possible. Liston was renowned for his surgical skill and speed, which was in part due to the instruments that he used. He designed several instruments himself, including his own adaptation of the bone forceps. Bone forceps are still used today to cut through thinner bones, such as the ribs.

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Newman Cystoscope

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Newman's cystoscope, in wooden case, 20th century.

Pictured here is an example of a Newman Cystoscope, manufactured by Trotter of Glasgow. A cystoscope is a specialised type of endoscope that is passed through the urethral canal to view the contents of the bladder.

Date

c. 1880-1920

Identifier

2003/191

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 37.1 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, plastic, and wood.

Description

Newman's cystoscope, in wooden case, 20th century.

Pictured here is an example of a Newman Cystoscope, manufactured by Trotter of Glasgow. A cystoscope is a specialised type of endoscope that is passed through the urethral canal to view the contents of the bladder.

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Dental Hypodermic Syringe

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Syringe with attachments for sterilisation, and 1 vial of needles, a tube of needle lubrication and instructions. Presented in cardboard box.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

HD/69

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Materials

Metal

Description

Syringe with attachments for sterilisation, and 1 vial of needles, a tube of needle lubrication and instructions. Presented in cardboard box.


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Orthodontic Pliers

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Standard tool used to make orthodontic appliances.

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/1000

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