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Fergusson&#039;s bone forceps<br /><br />

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Title

Fergusson's bone forceps

Description

A photograph of straight bone forceps, with a circular joint and broad-fluted handles.

Date

c. 1880-1980

Identifier

2006/7/25

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Nickel-plated steel

Description

A photograph of straight bone forceps, with a circular joint and broad-fluted handles.

Boxed inhaler

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Title

Nebu Chamber inhaler spacer set

Description

A series of photographs of a boxed set containing a Nebu Chamber non-electrostatic spacer for use with Astra inhalers. Includes the metal chamber, 2 mouthpieces, 2 carry cases and a face mask for infants.

Creator

AstraZeneca AB

Date

c. 21st century

Identifier

2017/1/1

Alternative Title

Boxed inhaler

Description

A series of photographs of a boxed set containing a Nebu Chamber non-electrostatic spacer for use with Astra inhalers. Includes the metal chamber, 2 mouthpieces, 2 carry cases and a face mask for infants.

 retractor

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Title

Hook retractor

Description

A photograph of a double blunt hook retractor with a grooved handle.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2006/7/26/1

Alternative Title

retractor

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16cm in length
0.8cm in width

Materials

Nickel-plated steel

Description

A photograph of a double blunt hook retractor with a grooved handle.

forceps

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Title

Fergusson's bone forceps

Description

A group of bone forceps, also known as "Lion" forceps. Each forcep has a screw joint and broad grooved handles.

Creator

EVANS & Co. LONDON

Date

c. 1890-1950

Identifier

2006/7/29-33

Alternative Title

forceps

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.5cm in length *2
19.5cm in length
22.5cm in length
23.5cm in length

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

A group of bone forceps, also known as "Lion" forceps. Each forcep has a screw joint and broad grooved handles.

speculum

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Title

Fergusson's vaginal speculum

Description

Photograph of a duck-bill type vaginal speculum, also known as Fergusson's pattern.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7/41

Alternative Title

speculum

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.5cm in length
2.5cm in width.

Materials

Metal, most likely nickel.

Description

Photograph of a duck-bill type vaginal speculum, also known as Fergusson's pattern.

speculum

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Title

Sim's vaginal speculum

Description

Photograph of a Sim's pattern duck-bill type vaginal speculum.

Creator

C S BULLEN LIVERPOOL

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7/40

Alternative Title

speculum

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18cm in length

Materials

Metal, most likely nickel

Description

Photograph of a Sim's pattern duck-bill type vaginal speculum.

retractor

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Title

Gosset's retractor

Description

Photograph of a self-retaining rectractor, mainly for abdominal work.

Date

c. 1890-1980

Identifier

2006/7/24

Alternative Title

retractor

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16.7cm in length
23cm in width

Materials

Metal

Description

Photograph of a self-retaining rectractor, mainly for abdominal work.

Drop bottle

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Title

Drop bottle

Description

A photograph of an anaesthetic drop bottle with a regulating stopper.

Date

c. 1930

Identifier

2005/11/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height 14.7 cm
Diameter of base 5.5 cm.

Materials

Glass, metal

Description

A photograph of an anaesthetic drop bottle with a regulating stopper.

Singer Set

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Title

Singer Surgical Stitching Instrument

Description

A photograph of a leather case with velvet lining containing a stitching instrument handle with cotton reel attachment, 4 needles, a cleaner and 3 cotton reels.

Creator

Singer Corporation; 1851-; Sewing machine manufacturer

Date

c. 1950

Identifier

2005/10

Alternative Title

Singer Set

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.8 cm

Materials

ebony, metal

Description

A photograph of a leather case with velvet lining containing a stitching instrument handle with cotton reel attachment, 4 needles, a cleaner and 3 cotton reels.

Haemometer Case

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Title

Haemometer Case

Description

Photograph of a rectangular hinged box with a press clip catch. Covered in black faux shagreen paper. The hinged lid is lined with padded blue silk. The base has a fitted base for the contents, lined with blue velvet.

Date

c 1890s-1920s

Identifier

2007/2/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16cm in length
8.4cm in width
3.8cm in depth

Materials

wood, paper, silk, velvet

Description

Photograph of a rectangular hinged box with a press clip catch. Covered in black faux shagreen paper. The hinged lid is lined with padded blue silk. The base has a fitted base for the contents, lined with blue velvet.

Dissection

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Title

Dissection Kit

Description

Photograph of a soft canvas bag based dissection kit. Consisting of 2 incomplete packs of surgical blades, 3 sets of tweezers, 1 probe, 2 pairs of scissors and 2 blade handles.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2005/5

Alternative Title

Dissection

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

canvas, metal

Description

Photograph of a soft canvas bag based dissection kit. Consisting of 2 incomplete packs of surgical blades, 3 sets of tweezers, 1 probe, 2 pairs of scissors and 2 blade handles.

Funnel

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Title

Laboratory funnel

Description

A photograph with a pair of glass funnels, internally fluted.

Date

c. 1880-1950

Identifier

2006/7/38-39

Alternative Title

Funnel

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass

Description

A photograph with a pair of glass funnels, internally fluted.


Pair of probable inflation spigots

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Title

Pair of probable inflation spigots

Description

A photograph of a pair of probable inflation spigots, used to enable a Foley-type catheter to be deflated quickly if required.

Date

c. 1930-1950

Identifier

2010/1/12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4cm in length

Description

A photograph of a pair of probable inflation spigots, used to enable a Foley-type catheter to be deflated quickly if required.

Speculum

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Title

Nasal speculum

Description

Photograph of a metal nasal speculum used in ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) area.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2015/234/1

Alternative Title

Speculum

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

6.5 cm length

Materials

Metal

Description

Photograph of a metal nasal speculum used in ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) area.

Ophthalmoscope

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Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Photogtraph of an ophthalmoscope. It has 14 lenses, and is probably of the Swanzy type.

Date

c. 1920-1930

Identifier

2006/7/3

Alternative Title

Ophthalmoscope

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15cm in length

Materials

Metal

Description

Photogtraph of an ophthalmoscope. It has 14 lenses, and is probably of the Swanzy type.

Inhaler

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Title

Oxivent Inhaler

Description

A photograph of a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) containing oxitropium bromide. In a cardboard box.

Creator

Boehringer Ingelheim, Pharmaceutical company.

Date

c. 1994

Identifier

2017/1/23

Alternative Title

Inhaler

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

box: 8 x 5.5 x 3 cm

Description

A photograph of a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) containing oxitropium bromide. In a cardboard box.

Diskhaler

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Title

Serevent Diskhaler

Description

Photograph of a serevent diskhaler dry powder inhaler (DPI) (50 mcg salmeterol).

Creator

Allen & Hanburys Ltd.

Date

c.1992

Identifier

2017/1/25

Alternative Title

Diskhaler

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

box: 9.3 x 5.2 x 2.5 cm

Description

Photograph of a serevent diskhaler dry powder inhaler (DPI) (50 mcg salmeterol).

Forceps

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Title

Midwifery forceps

Description

Photograph of a set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

Date

c.1900

Identifier

2005/3/2-3

Alternative Title

Forceps

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

320 mm in length
287 mm in length

Materials

wood, metal

Description

Photograph of a set of forceps with easily-detaching arms, and wood-clad handles.

16mm film

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Title

16 mm film - birth of quadruplets

Description

A photograph of a completed film tin containing 16 mm film with soundtrack, showing the birth of quadruplets, possibly in Duke Street Hospital or Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2018/13/4

Alternative Title

16mm film

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 18 cm

Materials

Film

Description

A photograph of a completed film tin containing 16 mm film with soundtrack, showing the birth of quadruplets, possibly in Duke Street Hospital or Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Bedpan

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Title

Bedpan

Description

A photograph of a stainless steel bedpan used by patients

Creator

Joseph Sankey & Sons Ltd.; 1861-c.1980; Iron and steel stampings company

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2017/33/1

Alternative Title

Bedpan

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

37 x 32 x 11 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

A photograph of a stainless steel bedpan used by patients

Urine bottle

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Title

Urine bottle

Description

A photograph of ceramic urinal bottle with handle, used by patients.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2017/33/2

Alternative Title

Urine bottle

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ceramic

Description

A photograph of ceramic urinal bottle with handle, used by patients.

Glass

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Title

Glass flask

Description

A hand-blown round bottomed glass flask with an irregular blown neck. No closure is present and the use is unknown.

Date

c. 19th- 20th century

Identifier

2006/7/23

Alternative Title

Glass

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.2cm in height, 7cm in diameter (body)

Description

A hand-blown round bottomed glass flask with an irregular blown neck. No closure is present and the use is unknown.

flask

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Glass flask

Description

A photograph of a hand-blown round-bottomed glass flask with an irregular blown neck. No closure is present and the use remains unknown.

Date

c. 19th-20th century

Identifier

2006/7/22

Alternative Title

flask

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

12.1cm in height, 6.5cm in diameter (body)

Description

A photograph of a hand-blown round-bottomed glass flask with an irregular blown neck. No closure is present and the use remains unknown.

Nipple shield

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Title

Breast reliever/Nipple shield

Description

A photograph of a glass, discoid apparatus, designed to be fitted with a rubber teat.

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7/19

Alternative Title

Nipple shield

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.4cm in diameter, 1.6cm in depth

Materials

Glass

Description

A photograph of a glass, discoid apparatus, designed to be fitted with a rubber teat.

Pipe

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Title

Vaginal pipe

Description

A photograph of a vaginal pipe for irrigation.

Date

c. 1880-1930

Identifier

2006/7/13

Alternative Title

Pipe

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15.8cm in length, 1.5cm in width.

Materials

blown glass

Description

A photograph of a vaginal pipe for irrigation.

Flask

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Title

Small glass flask

Description

A photograph of a small flask. The neck has been ground to receive a stopper, which is missing.

Date

c. 1890-1960

Identifier

2006/7/21

Alternative Title

Flask

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

4.7cm in height, 4.1cm in diameter (body)

Materials

Glass

Description

A photograph of a small flask. The neck has been ground to receive a stopper, which is missing.

Physician Instrument

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Title

Physician's/Surgeon's instrument

Description

A box for Southey's trochar and tubing. The box conatins an explanatory/advertising insert leaflet regarding Dr. Southey's Improved Drainage Trochar.

Date

c. 1870-1910

Identifier

2006/7/18

Alternative Title

Physician Instrument

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.7cm in length, 5.7cm in width, 2cm in depth.

Materials

metal, faux lizard skin, rubber, paper

Description

A box for Southey's trochar and tubing. The box conatins an explanatory/advertising insert leaflet regarding Dr. Southey's Improved Drainage Trochar.

Hammer

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Tendon hammer

Description

A photograph of a tendon hammer. It contains a black vulcanite handle, with a nickel-plated discoid head. The head is protected with a ring of black rubber.

Date

c. 1900-1950

Identifier

2006/7/20

Alternative Title

Hammer

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

20.5cm in length, 4cm in diameter (head).

Materials

rubber, vulcanite, metal

Description

A photograph of a tendon hammer. It contains a black vulcanite handle, with a nickel-plated discoid head. The head is protected with a ring of black rubber.

Stethoscope

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Title

Stethoscope

Description

A Keeler Magnatone 2 binaural stethoscope with black tubing.

Creator

Keeler Ltd.

Date

c. 20th century

Alternative Title

Stethoscope

Description

A Keeler Magnatone 2 binaural stethoscope with black tubing.

Artery forceps

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Title

Straight artery forceps

Description

A photograph of 5'' and 7'' stainless steel straight artery forceps.

Creator

Merlin Medical

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2017/34/5-6

Alternative Title

Artery forceps

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

13.5 x 6.5 x 0.5 cm
18.5 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm

Materials

stainless steel

Description

A photograph of 5'' and 7'' stainless steel straight artery forceps.

Slides

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Title

Microscope slides

Description

Several photograph that shown a box of glass microscope slides for the study of bacteriology.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2017/34/8

Alternative Title

Slides

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

box: 26 x 6 x 11.5 cm

Materials

Glass

Description

Several photograph that shown a box of glass microscope slides for the study of bacteriology.

Stethoscope

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Title

Stethoscope

Description

A photograph of a binaural stethoscope with yellow tubing.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2017/34/1

Description

A photograph of a binaural stethoscope with yellow tubing.

Needle book

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Title

Needle book

Description

A series of photographs of a needle container for carrying suture needles in a pocket case, a red leather bound, with paper and cloth interior leaves. Containing thirteen curved suture needles of varying sizes.

Creator

A Young & Son, Surgical Instrument Maker, Edinburgh

Date

c. 1840-1860

Identifier

2006.7.11

Alternative Title

Needle book

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

10.2cm in length, 7.5cm in width, 1.2cm in depth.

Materials

leather, paper, cloth, metal, elastic

Description

A series of photographs of a needle container for carrying suture needles in a pocket case, a red leather bound, with paper and cloth interior leaves. Containing thirteen curved suture needles of varying sizes.

Hammer

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Title

Reflex Hammer

Description

A photograph of a pair of reflex hammers with plastic handles and a tapered tip for plantar reflex testing.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2017/34.3

Alternative Title

Hammer

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5 x 5 x 38 cm

Materials

Plastic, stainless steel

Description

A photograph of a pair of reflex hammers with plastic handles and a tapered tip for plantar reflex testing.

Dental Set

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Title

Dental Set

Description

Set of dental forceps in a leather-wrap case.

Creator

Baird Bros. Glasgow

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

1996/2.3

Description

Set of dental forceps in a leather-wrap case.

Retinoscope

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Title

Retinoscope Mirror

Description

A photograph of a retinoscope mirror, matt black in color.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2008/4/3/6

Alternative Title

Retinoscope

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

8.1cm in length, 3.6cm in width and 0.9cm in depth

Description

A photograph of a retinoscope mirror, matt black in color.

Diaphragm

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Title

Black metal diaphragm & Concave lens (-10D)

Description

A photograph of two lens with different diameter.

Date

c.1900s

Identifier

2008/4/3/4-5

Alternative Title

Diaphragm

Description

A photograph of two lens with different diameter.

Two Convex Lenses

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Title

Two Convex Lenses

Description

A photograph of two convex lenses with a black metal rim, retained in the lid of the case.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2008/4/3/2-3

Alternative Title

Two Convex Lenses

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 3.8 cm and 3cm

Description

A photograph of two convex lenses with a black metal rim, retained in the lid of the case.

Ophthalmoscope

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Title

Cased Ophthalmoscope set

Description

A photograph of a small pocket-sized non-illuminated ophthalmoscope contained in its own lined case, covered with black shagreen, and radiused at both ends. It is lined with purple velvet and has three recesses in the base to accept the ophthalmoscopes, bone handle and a spare lens.

Date

c.1900s

Identifier

2008/4/3/1

Alternative Title

Ophthalmoscope

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

shagreen, velvet

Description

A photograph of a small pocket-sized non-illuminated ophthalmoscope contained in its own lined case, covered with black shagreen, and radiused at both ends. It is lined with purple velvet and has three recesses in the base to accept the ophthalmoscopes, bone handle and a spare lens.

First Aid

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Title

Bandages and First Aid Items

Description

A series of photographs of first aid items like bandages, dressings, safety pins and a face mask .

Date

c.1940s

Identifier

2008/5

Alternative Title

First Aid

Description

A series of photographs of first aid items like bandages, dressings, safety pins and a face mask .

Scalpel

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Title

Surgical Scalpel

Description

A photograph of a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. This is the seventh surgical scalpel in the case set.

Creator

J GRAY & SON SHEFFIELD

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/7

Alternative Title

Scalpel

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

15.1cm in length.
Blade: 5.1cm in length.

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. This is the seventh surgical scalpel in the case set.

Scalpel

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Title

Surgical Scalpel

Description

A photograph of the sixth surgical scalpel in the cased set of Hernia Repair Instruments. The scalpel has a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Creator

James Dick, surgical instrument maker

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/6

Alternative Title

Scalpel

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of the sixth surgical scalpel in the cased set of Hernia Repair Instruments. The scalpel has a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Tenaculum and Surgical Scalpel

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Title

Tenaculum and Surgical Scalpel

Description

A photograph of the fifth surgical scalpel in a set of Hernia Repair Instruments, with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Creator

James Dick, surgical instrument maker

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Surgical scalpel
14.8cm in length.
Blade: 5.1cm

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of the fifth surgical scalpel in a set of Hernia Repair Instruments, with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Hernia suture needle

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Title

Hernia suture needle

Description

A photograph of a hernia suture needle with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The fourth surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18.1cm in length.
Blade: 7.8cm in length.

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of a hernia suture needle with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The fourth surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Hernia bistoury (Cooper&#039;s pattern, straight)

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Title

Hernia bistoury (Cooper's pattern, straight)

Description

A photograph of a hernia bistoury with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The third surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

17.4cm in length.
Blade: 8.0cm in length, 0.4cm in width (excluding base).

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of a hernia bistoury with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The third surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Curved Bistoury (probe pointed)

Details

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Title

Curved Bistoury (probe pointed)

Description

A photograph of a curved bistoury with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The second surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18cm in length.
Blade: 8.1cm in length, 0.5cm in width.

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of a curved bistoury with a steel blade rivetted into a dark wooden handle. The second surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments.

Curved bistoury (sharp pointed)

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Title

Curved bistoury (sharp pointed)

Description

A photograph of a curved bistoury with a steel blade, the first surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments, rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18cm in length.
Blade: 7.9cm in length, 0.4cm in width.

Materials

Steel, wood

Description

A photograph of a curved bistoury with a steel blade, the first surgical scalpel in the Hernia Repair Instruments, rivetted into a dark wooden handle.

Cased Set of Hernia Repair Instruments - Case

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Title

Cased Set of Hernia Repair Instruments - Case

Description

A case that is constructed of solid mahogany, with some brass decoration on the outer surface, containing 8 surgical instruments.

Creator

Milliken and Lawley 165 Strand, London

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/4/4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

21cm in length, 10.8cm in width, 5.3cm in depth.

Materials

mahogany, brass

Description

A case that is constructed of solid mahogany, with some brass decoration on the outer surface, containing 8 surgical instruments.

Wooden Cased Set of Opthalmic Instruments - Case

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Title

Wooden Cased Set of Opthalmic Instruments - Case

Description

A series of photographs of a small wooden (probably pine) case with pressed brass hinges and catch. The case has an interior wooden slotted fitting to accommodate two steel instruments. Ayer's or "Vienna Pattern" Tarsal Cyst forceps is used together with double-ended spoon curette curetting eyelid cysts (Meibomian or Chalazion cysts). These instruments are used to define the cyst and locate it securely for excision. The steel ring also provides effective pressure haemostasis. It has central screw device to compress the arms of the forceps together in place to provide location and compression.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2008/4/5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

16cm in length, 3.1cm in width, 2.7cm in depth.

Materials

Wood (Case), stainless steel (instruments)

Description

A series of photographs of a small wooden (probably pine) case with pressed brass hinges and catch. The case has an interior wooden slotted fitting to accommodate two steel instruments. Ayer's or "Vienna Pattern" Tarsal Cyst forceps is used together with double-ended spoon curette curetting eyelid cysts (Meibomian or Chalazion cysts). These instruments are used to define the cyst and locate it securely for excision. The steel ring also provides effective pressure haemostasis. It has central screw device to compress the arms of the forceps together in place to provide location and compression.


Cytoscopes

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Title

Cytoscopes

Description

A series of photographs depicting a Cytoscope set.

Date

c. 20th century

Identifier

2008/3

Description

A series of photographs depicting a Cytoscope set.

Archibald Goodall Prize

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Title

Archibald Goodall Prize

Description

A series of photographs of an Archibald Goodall Prize medal.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2008/7

Description

A series of photographs of an Archibald Goodall Prize medal.

Forceps

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Title

Forceps

Description

A photograph of forceps, use remains unknown.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2014/2/2

Description

A photograph of forceps, use remains unknown.

Glove Stretcher

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Title

Glove Stretcher

Description

A photograph of a glove stretcher. This item provided the inspiration for Professor Ian Donald's electronic ovulation detector.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2014/2/1

Description

A photograph of a glove stretcher. This item provided the inspiration for Professor Ian Donald's electronic ovulation detector.

Hearing Aid

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Title

Hearing Aid

Description

Photograph of a hearing aid which used to belong to Mrs Audrey Mary Gilchrist (nee Todd), 1925-2013) of Hull, East Yorkshire.

Date

c 1900s

Identifier

2014/1

Description

Photograph of a hearing aid which used to belong to Mrs Audrey Mary Gilchrist (nee Todd), 1925-2013) of Hull, East Yorkshire.

Grain Weights

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Title

Grain Weights

Description

A photograph of a box of grain weights.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2013/2/4

Description

A photograph of a box of grain weights.

Diagnostic Set

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Title

Diagnostic Set

Description

A series of photographs of a diagnostic set and parts within, made in Britain.

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2013/2/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

A series of photographs of a diagnostic set and parts within, made in Britain.

Diagnostic Set

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Title

Diagnostic Set

Description

A series of photographs of a diagnostic set and parts within, made in Britain.

Creator

PETTIE company

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

2013/2/2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

A series of photographs of a diagnostic set and parts within, made in Britain.

Anaesthetia Facemask

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Anaesthetia Facemask

Description

A photograph of a facemask made of malleable rubber, with an inflatable pad. The size of this one is small, for paediatric use.

Creator

ANTISTATIC

Date

c.1935-1970

Identifier

2010/1/14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

56.6mm in length, 52.3mm in width, 71.97mm in height

Materials

Rubber

Description

A photograph of a facemask made of malleable rubber, with an inflatable pad. The size of this one is small, for paediatric use.

Laryngoscope Lamp Carrier and Lamp

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngoscope Lamp Carrier and Lamp

Description

Photograph of the lamp carrier and lamp of a laryngoscope.

Date

c. 1930-1960

Identifier

2010/1/9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length of 8.1cm

Materials

Chrome-plated steel

Description

Photograph of the lamp carrier and lamp of a laryngoscope.

Ratchetted Mouth Gag

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ratchetted Mouth Gag

Description

Photograph of a ratchetted mouth gag, most likely of the Doyen's type. It is of adult size with straight ordinary jaws.

Date

c. 1930-1960

Identifier

2010/1/7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length of 12.5cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Photograph of a ratchetted mouth gag, most likely of the Doyen's type. It is of adult size with straight ordinary jaws.

Husband&#039;s Vaccinator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Husband's Vaccinator

Description

Small vaccinator of ivory and metal.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/70.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.7 cm

Materials

Ivory, metal

Description

Small vaccinator of ivory and metal.

Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Syringe

Description

Syringe in leather-covered case

Date

c. Unknown

Identifier

1996/2.19.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.3 cm

Materials

Cotton, metal, glas, leather.

Description

Syringe in leather-covered case

Lancet Case

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lancet Case

Description

Small metal lancet case with four lancets

Creator

Hilliard & Chapman; 1834-1863; Cutlers and surgical instrument makers

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/130

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 6.7 cm

Materials

Metal, tortoiseshell

Description

Small metal lancet case with four lancets

Lancet Case

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lancet Case

Description

Silver lancet case to hold six lancets; attached label reads "Vaccination knives presented by David Tindal".

Creator

John Weiss & Son, Ltd.; 1787-; Surgical instrument makers

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

2003/71

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 6 cm

Materials

Metal, silver, tortoiseshell

Description

Silver lancet case to hold six lancets; attached label reads "Vaccination knives presented by David Tindal".

Smallpox Vaccinator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Smallpox Vaccinator

Description

Pictured here is a smallpox vaccinator from the 19th century, used to vaccinate members of the public against smallpox.

Creator

J. Gardner & Son; fl. 1830-1921; Surgical instrument makers

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/44

Description

Pictured here is a smallpox vaccinator from the 19th century, used to vaccinate members of the public against smallpox.

Urinometer

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urinometer

Description

Urinometer held in cylindrical card and leather case, used to measure the specific gravity of urine.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/3.67

Coverage

England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 15.3 cm

Materials

Card; Leather; Glass; Mercury

Description

Urinometer held in cylindrical card and leather case, used to measure the specific gravity of urine.

Sinus Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Sinus Forceps

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1996/2.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description


French Pattern Dressing Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

French Pattern Dressing Forceps

Description

Dressing forceps, inscribed 'A. COX & SONS' and 'HM GOVT.'

Creator

Alfred Cox & Sons

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/3.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.9 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

Dressing forceps, inscribed 'A. COX & SONS' and 'HM GOVT.'

Dissecting Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dissecting Forceps

Description

Dissecting forceps, fluted with sharp teeth.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

1997/3.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 7.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Dissecting forceps, fluted with sharp teeth.

Kilner&#039;s Artery Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Kilner's Artery Forceps

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/8.49

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description


Bullet Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bullet Forceps

Creator

Millikin & Lawley

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/221

Coverage

England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.9 cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Percussor

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Percussor

Identifier

2000/3.44

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.5 cm

Materials

Wood

Description


Laryngeal Brush

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Brush

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.36

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21.5 cm

Materials

Hair; Plastic; Wood

Description


Plugger

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Plugger

Description

45-degree curved plugger with ebony bulb handle, inscribed 'Hallam London.' Used for applying filling material to a tooth cavity.

Date

19th Century

Identifier

LS/90

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 121 mm

Materials

Metal; Ebony

Description

45-degree curved plugger with ebony bulb handle, inscribed 'Hallam London.' Used for applying filling material to a tooth cavity.

Cooper&#039;s Hernia Bistoury

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Cooper's Hernia Bistoury

Description

A curved surgical knife used for hernia repair surgery.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Glasgow

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/69

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony; Metal

Description

A curved surgical knife used for hernia repair surgery.

Lancet

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lancet

Description

Lancet with wooden handle, inscribed with the letter 'I.'

Date

19th - 20th Century

Identifier

2003/43.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16cm

Materials

Metal; Wood

Description

Lancet with wooden handle, inscribed with the letter 'I.'

Urethral Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urethral Syringe

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

Date

18th - 19th Century

Identifier

2003/57.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.3 cm

Materials

Pewter

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

File Cut Dissecting Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

File Cut Dissecting Forceps

Date

19th - 20th Century

Identifier

1997/3.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8 cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Urethral Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urethral Syringe

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

Date

18th - 19th Century

Identifier

2003/57.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.4 cm

Materials

Pewter

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

Urethral Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Urethral Syringe

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

Date

18th Century -19th Century

Identifier

2003/57.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10 cm

Materials

Pewter

Description

Syringe for urethral injections to treat venereal diseases.

Viule Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Viule Syringe

Description

Boots viule syringe in a metal case with 'hospital' written on the lid. Case also holds two glass containers with needles inside.

Syringe designed for use with viules or other medical cartridges. Adaptable for use with most hypodermic syringes.

Creator

Boots Ltd.

Identifier

1999/2.9

Coverage

England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.4 cm (syringe); 14.7 cm (case)

Materials

Glass; Metal; Rubber

Description

Boots viule syringe in a metal case with 'hospital' written on the lid. Case also holds two glass containers with needles inside.

Syringe designed for use with viules or other medical cartridges. Adaptable for use with most hypodermic syringes.

Glass Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glass Syringe

Description

Heat resisting glass syringe with glass piston and metal nozzle.

Creator

Rocket of London

Date

20th Century

Identifier

1997/3.13

Coverage

Italy

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8.3 cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

Heat resisting glass syringe with glass piston and metal nozzle.

Aseptic Hypodermic Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Aseptic Hypodermic Syringe

Description

Aseptic hypodermic syringe with hypodermic needles, in a black leather-covered case. On the inside of the case the manufacturer's details are printed, reading 'ARCHD. YOUNG & SON; 57 to 61, FORREST ROAD EDINBURGH.'

Creator

Archibald Young & Son

Date

c. 1896

Identifier

2003/77.44

Coverage

Edinburgh, Scotland

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.2 cm

Materials

Glass; Leather; Metal; Velvet; Silk

Description

Aseptic hypodermic syringe with hypodermic needles, in a black leather-covered case. On the inside of the case the manufacturer's details are printed, reading 'ARCHD. YOUNG & SON; 57 to 61, FORREST ROAD EDINBURGH.'

Glycerine Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glycerine Syringe

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1998/10.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.3 cm

Materials

Vulcanite; Glass

Description


Miniature Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Miniature Forceps

Description

A pair of miniature forceps.

Date

20th Century

Identifier

1997/3.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 5.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A pair of miniature forceps.

Glass Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Glass Syringe

Description

Glass syringe with glass piston and metal pentagon-shaped head with nozzle.

Creator

Balco

Date

20th Century

Identifier

1997/3.15

Coverage

Great Britain

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

Glass syringe with glass piston and metal pentagon-shaped head with nozzle.

Bonney&#039;s Dissecting Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bonney's Dissecting Forceps

Description

Bonney's dissecting forceps, with the inscription 'stainless.'

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.5cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Bonney's dissecting forceps, with the inscription 'stainless.'

Disposable Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Disposable Syringe

Description

Johnson's sterile single use syringe in plastic bag. A card, also held in the plastic bag, provides information and instructions for use, reading 'STERILISED BY GAMMA RADIATION 2.5 MRADS; CERTIFIED STERILE AFTER BACTERIOLOGICAL TESTING AND GUARANTEED IF PACKAGE REMAINS UNDAMAGED; TO OPEN - CUT BAG'

Creator

Johnson & Johnson

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2000/3.47

Coverage

Slough, England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.3cm

Materials

Metal; Plastic; Card

Description

Johnson's sterile single use syringe in plastic bag. A card, also held in the plastic bag, provides information and instructions for use, reading 'STERILISED BY GAMMA RADIATION 2.5 MRADS; CERTIFIED STERILE AFTER BACTERIOLOGICAL TESTING AND GUARANTEED IF PACKAGE REMAINS UNDAMAGED; TO OPEN - CUT BAG'

Dental Elevator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Elevator

Description

A carved, adjustable dental elevator, used to loosen teeth for extraction.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

LS/96

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 150mm

Materials

Metal; Ivory

Description

A carved, adjustable dental elevator, used to loosen teeth for extraction.

Extraction Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extraction Forceps

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/124

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 138mm

Materials

Metal

Description


Band Removing Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Band Removing Forceps

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/127

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 154mm

Materials

Metal

Description


Monoaural Stethoscope

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Monoaural Stethoscope

Description

A wooden monoaural stethoscope, used to monitor foetal heart rate.

Date

c. 20th Century

Identifier

2003/55

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5cm

Materials

Wood

Description

A wooden monoaural stethoscope, used to monitor foetal heart rate.

Extraction Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extraction Forceps

Description

Forceps used for the extraction of upper molars.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/119

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 161mm

Materials

Metal

Description

Forceps used for the extraction of upper molars.

Dental Key

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Key

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and a spring-loaded, interchangeable claw.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/133

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 151mm

Materials

Metal; Wood

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and a spring-loaded, interchangeable claw.

Dental Key

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Key

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and finger control.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/134

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 145mm

Materials

Metal; Wood

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and finger control.

Dental Key

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Key

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and finger control.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/136

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Wood; Metal

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and finger control.

Dental Key

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Key

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and a revolving bolster and claw.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/132

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 139mm

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and a revolving bolster and claw.

Dental Key

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Key

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and adjustable claw.

Date

c. 1700s

Identifier

LS/130

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 150mm

Materials

Metal; Ebony

Description

A dental key used to extract teeth. The claw is placed around the tooth and the key is turned. This dental key has an offset shaft and adjustable claw.

Extraction Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Extraction Forceps

Description

Forceps used for upper molar extraction.

Date

c. 1870

Identifier

LS/120

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 163mm

Materials

Metal

Description

Forceps used for upper molar extraction.

Laryngeal Mirror

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Mirror

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Creator

Gowllands Ltd

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/7.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 24.5cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Laryngeal Mirror

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Mirror

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Creator

Gowllands Ltd

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/7.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 24.5cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Dental Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Dental forceps used for removing the lower teeth.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Dental forceps used for removing the lower teeth.

Hysterectomy Clamp Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hysterectomy Clamp Forceps

Description

Forceps used during the hysterectomy procedure, the removal of the womb.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1996/2.26.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Forceps used during the hysterectomy procedure, the removal of the womb.

Uterine Dressing Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Dressing Forceps

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/3.3.23.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Blunt Hook and Crotchet

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Blunt Hook and Crotchet

Description

An instrument used for craniotomy and breech delivery. Craniotomy is the surgical removal of a portion of the skull and breech delivery is when a baby is delivered in feet-first position.

The blunt hook and crotchet were first combined into one instrument by Scottish obstetrician William Smellie (1697-1763).

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/51

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description

An instrument used for craniotomy and breech delivery. Craniotomy is the surgical removal of a portion of the skull and breech delivery is when a baby is delivered in feet-first position.

The blunt hook and crotchet were first combined into one instrument by Scottish obstetrician William Smellie (1697-1763).

Lawson Tait&#039;s Perineorrhaphy Scissors

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Lawson Tait's Perineorrhaphy Scissors

Description

A pair of scissors with angled blades used for the repair of the perineum, a procedure known as perineorrhaphy.

This design is named after Scottish gynaecologist Robert Lawson Tait (1845-1899).

Creator

C. Gray and Son

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

A pair of scissors with angled blades used for the repair of the perineum, a procedure known as perineorrhaphy.

This design is named after Scottish gynaecologist Robert Lawson Tait (1845-1899).

Douching Pipe

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Douching Pipe

Description

A medical instrument used for vaginal douching.

Identifier

2003/267

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 31.6cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A medical instrument used for vaginal douching.

Uterine Polypus Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Polypus Forceps

Description

A pair of uterine polypus forceps commonly used for the removal of polyps, small growths, from the uterus.

Creator

W. B. Hilliard & Sons Ltd.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/242

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A pair of uterine polypus forceps commonly used for the removal of polyps, small growths, from the uterus.

Uterine Vulsellum Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Vulsellum Forceps

Description

Vulsellum forceps with multiple tooths, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/227

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.8cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Vulsellum forceps with multiple tooths, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix.

Uterine Vulsellum Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Vulsellum Forceps

Description

Vulsellum forceps with multiple tooths, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix. This pair of forceps have the inscriptions 'BAIRD BROS GLASGOW' and 'STAINLESS STEEL.'

Creator

Baird Brothers

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22.3cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Vulsellum forceps with multiple tooths, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix. This pair of forceps have the inscriptions 'BAIRD BROS GLASGOW' and 'STAINLESS STEEL.'

Vulsellum Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Vulsellum Forceps

Description

Double-toothed vulsellum forceps, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix. This pair of forceps has the inscription 'GARDINER EDINBURGH.'

Creator

J. Gardiner & Son

Identifier

2003/243

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Double-toothed vulsellum forceps, used to grasp the cervical lips during examination of the cervix. This pair of forceps has the inscription 'GARDINER EDINBURGH.'

Perinaeum Needle

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Perinaeum Needle

Description

A perinaeum needle, used for transperineal prostate biopsy.

Identifier

1996/2.26.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.2cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A perinaeum needle, used for transperineal prostate biopsy.

Fergusson&#039;s Vaginal Speculum

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Fergusson's Vaginal Speculum

Description

A cylindrical speculum used for examination of the vagina and cervix. This type of vaginal speculum was devised by surgeon Sir William Fergusson (1808-1877).

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

1996/2.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.6cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A cylindrical speculum used for examination of the vagina and cervix. This type of vaginal speculum was devised by surgeon Sir William Fergusson (1808-1877).

Uterine Dilator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Dilator

Description

A widely used gynaecological instrument for opening up the cervix. This dilator has the inscription '16.'

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2003/82.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.8cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A widely used gynaecological instrument for opening up the cervix. This dilator has the inscription '16.'

Hegar&#039;s Uterine Dilator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hegar's Uterine Dilator

Description

Hegar's uterine dilator, a widely used gynaecological instrument for opening up the cervix. This dilator has the inscriptions '11' and '12.'

Date

c. 1955

Identifier

2003/266

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Hegar's uterine dilator, a widely used gynaecological instrument for opening up the cervix. This dilator has the inscriptions '11' and '12.'

Uterine Curette

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Uterine Curette

Description

Uterine curette used to remove tissue by scraping or scooping.

Identifier

1996/2.26.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 29.3cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine curette used to remove tissue by scraping or scooping.

Bozeman-Fritsch&#039;s Uterine Catheter

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Bozeman-Fritsch's Uterine Catheter

Description

Bozeman-Fritsch catheter used for the relief of ureterovaginal fistulas, a condition which causes a passageway to develop between the ureter, a tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder, and the vagina. These catheters are typically curved, with several openings at the tip.

This instrument is named after Nathan Bozeman (1825-1905) and Heinrich Fritsch (1844-1915).

Date

c. 1900s-1930s

Identifier

1996/2.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 30cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Bozeman-Fritsch catheter used for the relief of ureterovaginal fistulas, a condition which causes a passageway to develop between the ureter, a tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder, and the vagina. These catheters are typically curved, with several openings at the tip.

This instrument is named after Nathan Bozeman (1825-1905) and Heinrich Fritsch (1844-1915).

Female Catheter

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Female Catheter

Description

Catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This catheter has the inscriptions 'USA' and '1.'

Date

c. 1920s-1930s

Identifier

1996/2.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This catheter has the inscriptions 'USA' and '1.'

Female Catheter

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Female Catheter

Description

Catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This catheter has the inscriptions 'USA' and '17.'

Date

c. 1920s-1930s

Identifier

1996/2.21

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.7cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This catheter has the inscriptions 'USA' and '17.'

Horrock&#039;s Uterine Sound

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Horrock's Uterine Sound

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus. This sound has a graduated shaft to allow measurement.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus. This sound has a graduated shaft to allow measurement.

Simpson&#039;s Uterine Sound

Details

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Title

Simpson's Uterine Sound

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1997/8.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 29cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus.

Uterine Sound

Details

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Title

Uterine Sound

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus.

Identifier

2003/262

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 25cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Uterine sound, used to measure the length of the uterine cavity and cervical canal as well as the position and direction of the uterus.

Dental Mirror

Details

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Title

Dental Mirror

Description

Dental mirror used for oral examination.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2000/3.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15cm

Materials

Glass; Metal; Wood

Description

Dental mirror used for oral examination.

Detachable Gum Lancet

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Detachable Gum Lancet

Description

A lancet used for incising the gum.

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2003/28.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8.2cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A lancet used for incising the gum.

Dental Forceps

Details

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Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of upper molars.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.8cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of upper molars.

Dental Gouge

Details

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Title

Dental Gouge

Description

A dental gouge, commonly used for loosening teeth before extraction.

Creator

Coupland

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A dental gouge, commonly used for loosening teeth before extraction.

Dental Forceps

Details

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Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Smaller dental forceps used for removing children's teeth.

Creator

Cash and Sons, England

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.5cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Smaller dental forceps used for removing children's teeth.

Dental Probe

Details

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Title

Dental Probe

Description

A dental probe primarily used to measure pocket depths around a tooth. This instrument has the inscriptions '18', 'Maillefer' and 'Stainless.'

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.5cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

A dental probe primarily used to measure pocket depths around a tooth. This instrument has the inscriptions '18', 'Maillefer' and 'Stainless.'

Rotunda Hospital Pattern Female Catheter

Details

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Title

Rotunda Hospital Pattern Female Catheter

Description

A catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This instrument has the inscriptions 'F' and '7.'

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/5.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.6cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A catheter used to drain urine from the bladder. This instrument has the inscriptions 'F' and '7.'

Laryngeal Mirror

Details

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Title

Laryngeal Mirror

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/120

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.5cm

Materials

Ebony; Glass; Metal

Description

A laryngeal mirror used to examine the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Dental Elevator

Details

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Title

Dental Elevator

Description

An elevator used for loosening the tooth prior to forcep extraction. This is an example of a cross bar elevator, its handle is at a right angle to the blade for greater force. It has the inscriptions 'ASH England' and '12L.'

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co, Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.2cm

Materials

Stainless Steel; Chromium

Description

An elevator used for loosening the tooth prior to forcep extraction. This is an example of a cross bar elevator, its handle is at a right angle to the blade for greater force. It has the inscriptions 'ASH England' and '12L.'

Dental Forceps

Details

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Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of molars.

This pair of forceps has an inscription on the inside of the handle reading 'J.G.H.' It is likely that these forceps belonged to John Gray Houston. Houston became a Licentiate in Dental Surgery in 1945 and gained the Higher Dental Diploma and the Diploma in Dental Orthopaedics from the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1956.

He became a Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1967.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.9cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of molars.

This pair of forceps has an inscription on the inside of the handle reading 'J.G.H.' It is likely that these forceps belonged to John Gray Houston. Houston became a Licentiate in Dental Surgery in 1945 and gained the Higher Dental Diploma and the Diploma in Dental Orthopaedics from the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1956.

He became a Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1967.

Dental Forceps

Details

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Title

Dental Forceps

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of the lower front teeth.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s.

Identifier

1997/5.11

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.9cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Dental forceps used for the removal of the lower front teeth.

Dental Mirror

Details

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Title

Dental Mirror

Description

Dental mirror used for oral examination.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/5.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

Dental mirror used for oral examination.

Laryngeal mirror

Details

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Title

Laryngeal mirror

Description

A mirror used to examine the larynx and the pharynx. This instrument has the inscriptions 'HAWKINS LONDON', 'MAYER & PHELPS LONDON' and '26 mm.'

Creator

Mayer & Phelps; Hawkins London

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/7.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 23cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

A mirror used to examine the larynx and the pharynx. This instrument has the inscriptions 'HAWKINS LONDON', 'MAYER & PHELPS LONDON' and '26 mm.'

Tongue Depressor

Details

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Title

Tongue Depressor

Description

A curved tongue depressor used for oral examination. This instrument has the inscriptions 'DOWN ENGLAND' and 'STAINLESS STEEL.'

Creator

Down Bros Ltd.

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

2000/7.14

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.1cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

A curved tongue depressor used for oral examination. This instrument has the inscriptions 'DOWN ENGLAND' and 'STAINLESS STEEL.'

Peritonsillar Forceps

Details

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Title

Peritonsillar Forceps

Description

Forceps used to open peritonsillar abscesses, areas of puss-filled tissue at the back of the mouth next to the tonsils.

Creator

Mayer & Phelps

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2000/2.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.8cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Forceps used to open peritonsillar abscesses, areas of puss-filled tissue at the back of the mouth next to the tonsils.

Metal Tongue Depressor

Details

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Title

Metal Tongue Depressor

Description

A metal tongue depressor used for oral examination. This instrument has the inscription 'EUPNINE VERNADE.'

Creator

Eupnine Vernade

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2000/3.77

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A metal tongue depressor used for oral examination. This instrument has the inscription 'EUPNINE VERNADE.'

Metal Tongue Depressor

Details

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Title

Metal Tongue Depressor

Description

A curved, metal tongue depressor used for oral examination.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1996/2.26.10

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.3cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A curved, metal tongue depressor used for oral examination.

Folding Tongue Depressor

Details

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Title

Folding Tongue Depressor

Description

A folding tongue depressor with fenestrated blades. This instrument has the inscription 'PAT. 2-26-01.'

Date

c. 1915-1927

Identifier

2000/3.22

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 7.8cm (folded)

Materials

Metal

Description

A folding tongue depressor with fenestrated blades. This instrument has the inscription 'PAT. 2-26-01.'

Tonsil Dissecting Forceps

Details

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Title

Tonsil Dissecting Forceps

Description

A pair of tonsil dissecting forceps used during tonsillectomy, a surgical operation to remove the tonsils.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.122.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A pair of tonsil dissecting forceps used during tonsillectomy, a surgical operation to remove the tonsils.

Tongue Depressor

Details

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Title

Tongue Depressor

Description

A wooden tongue depressor used for oral examination.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.122.38

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.7cm

Materials

Wood

Description

A wooden tongue depressor used for oral examination.

Haemocytometer

Details

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Title

Haemocytometer

Description

A haemocytometer held in a velvet-lined case, used for counting blood cells. This set consists of a B. S. S. single cell counting chamber with Type Neubauer ruling, two Plano cover glasses and pipettes for red and white corpuscules.

Creator

Hawksley, London

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1998/13

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.2cm (case)

Materials

Glass; Rubber

Description

A haemocytometer held in a velvet-lined case, used for counting blood cells. This set consists of a B. S. S. single cell counting chamber with Type Neubauer ruling, two Plano cover glasses and pipettes for red and white corpuscules.

Eustachian Catheters

Details

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Title

Eustachian Catheters

Description

Three eustachian catheters used for inflating the eustachian tube. The eustachian tube is a narrow channel that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose.

Identifier

2003/269

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.8cm, 14.9cm, 15.3cm

Materials

Metal; Plastic

Description

Three eustachian catheters used for inflating the eustachian tube. The eustachian tube is a narrow channel that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose.

Eustachian Catheters

Details

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Title

Eustachian Catheters

Description

Three eustachian catheters used for inflating the eustachian tube. The eustachian tube is a narrow channel that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose.

Identifier

2003/270

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Three eustachian catheters used for inflating the eustachian tube. The eustachian tube is a narrow channel that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat behind the nose.

Tuning Fork

Details

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Title

Tuning Fork

Description

This tuning fork is held in a black leather case with green lettering, reading '"ACOUSTICON" 77, WIGMORE ST. LONDON, W.1.' and '14. ST. ANNS SQ MANCHESTER, 14 NEW ST. BIRMINGHAM, 75 BUCHANAN ST. GLASGOW.'

The tuning fork itself has the inscriptions 'Acousticon' and 'C512.'

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2000/3.106

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.5cm

Materials

Leather; Metal

Description

This tuning fork is held in a black leather case with green lettering, reading '"ACOUSTICON" 77, WIGMORE ST. LONDON, W.1.' and '14. ST. ANNS SQ MANCHESTER, 14 NEW ST. BIRMINGHAM, 75 BUCHANAN ST. GLASGOW.'

The tuning fork itself has the inscriptions 'Acousticon' and 'C512.'

Frankel&#039;s Nasal Speculum

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Frankel's Nasal Speculum

Description

A speculum used for examination of the nose. This style of nasal speculum was devised in 1872 by Bernhard Fränkel (1836–1911).

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/140

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 10cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A speculum used for examination of the nose. This style of nasal speculum was devised in 1872 by Bernhard Fränkel (1836–1911).

Thudichum&#039;s Nasal Speculum

Details

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Title

Thudichum's Nasal Speculum

Description

Thudichum's nasal speculum, with the inscriptions 'DOWN', 'STAINLESS' and '4.'

Creator

Down Bros Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/7.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 7.2cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Thudichum's nasal speculum, with the inscriptions 'DOWN', 'STAINLESS' and '4.'

Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Forceps

Identifier

2003/231

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.8cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Gardiner Browne&#039;s Tuning Fork

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gardiner Browne's Tuning Fork

Description

A tuning fork used to test hearing. This instrument has the inscriptions 'DOWN MAYER', '512' and 'C2.'

Creator

Down Bros; Mayer & Phelps

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

2000/7.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 16.2cm

Materials

Nickel

Description

A tuning fork used to test hearing. This instrument has the inscriptions 'DOWN MAYER', '512' and 'C2.'

Bacon&#039;s Aural Syringe

Details

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Title

Bacon's Aural Syringe

Description

Bacon's aural syringe, used for the removal of ear wax.

Creator

Vicarey Davidson & Co., Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/7.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 73cm

Materials

Metal; Rubber

Description

Bacon's aural syringe, used for the removal of ear wax.

ENT Diagnostic Set

Details

Dublin Core

Title

ENT Diagnostic Set

Description

An ENT diagnostic set held in a leatherette-covered case. This set consists of May's ophthalmoscope, an auriscope with three specula, a nasascope, a tongue depressor, a throat lamp, a holder for the wooden tongue depressor, a laryngeal mirror, a post nasal mirror, a battery handle and a spare lamp.

The case has purple lining with gold lettering, reading 'KLINOSTIK REGD' and 'BRITISH MADE.'

Creator

Klinostik

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2000/3.46

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass; Metal; Plastic; Wood

Description

An ENT diagnostic set held in a leatherette-covered case. This set consists of May's ophthalmoscope, an auriscope with three specula, a nasascope, a tongue depressor, a throat lamp, a holder for the wooden tongue depressor, a laryngeal mirror, a post nasal mirror, a battery handle and a spare lamp.

The case has purple lining with gold lettering, reading 'KLINOSTIK REGD' and 'BRITISH MADE.'

Hook

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Hook

Date

19th Century

Identifier

2003/210.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony; Metal

Description


Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Forceps

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2003/210.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal

Description


Eyelid Retractor

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Eyelid Retractor

Description

An eyelid retractor used to separate a patient's eyelid and lashes during intravitreal injections, the injection of medicine into the eye.

This instrument has an inscription reading '6.'

Identifier

2003/35

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 5.8cm

Materials

Metal

Description

An eyelid retractor used to separate a patient's eyelid and lashes during intravitreal injections, the injection of medicine into the eye.

This instrument has an inscription reading '6.'

Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe

Details

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Title

Lachrymal Irrigation Syringe

Description

A lachrymal irrigation syringe with two fittings, in a leather-covered case. On the inside of the lid, there is gold lettering reading 'ARCHD YOUNG & SON, 57 & 61 FORREST ROAD, EDINBURGH.'

This instrument would have been used to wash out the lachrymal system of the eye.

Creator

Archibald Young & Son

Date

c. 1890s - c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/77.45

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 14.3cm

Materials

Leather; Metal

Description

A lachrymal irrigation syringe with two fittings, in a leather-covered case. On the inside of the lid, there is gold lettering reading 'ARCHD YOUNG & SON, 57 & 61 FORREST ROAD, EDINBURGH.'

This instrument would have been used to wash out the lachrymal system of the eye.

Prism

Details

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Title

Prism

Description

Four prisms and one holder in a leather-covered case. Each of the prisms have inscriptions including '3', '5', '7' and '15.'

Creator

John Trotter Ltd.

Date

c. 1870s - c. 1890s

Identifier

2003/77.53

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 18.1cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

Four prisms and one holder in a leather-covered case. Each of the prisms have inscriptions including '3', '5', '7' and '15.'

Keeler Ophthalmoscope

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Keeler Ophthalmoscope

Description

A mains-powered ophthalmoscope.

Creator

Keeler Ltd.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

2002/3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 21cm

Materials

Glass; Metal; Plastic

Description

A mains-powered ophthalmoscope.

Reading Test Type

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Reading Test Type

Description

Reading test type arranged by Curry & Paxton, 195 Great Portland Street, London.

Creator

Curry & Paxton, London

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2003/77.68

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19.1cm

Materials

Paper; Plastic

Description

Reading test type arranged by Curry & Paxton, 195 Great Portland Street, London.

Hewitt&#039;s Airway

Details

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Title

Hewitt's Airway

Description

Hewitt's airway, with the inscription 'THACKRAY LEEDS.'

'1908' and 'HEWITT'S' has been handwritten on the rubber tube.

Creator

Charles F. Thackray Ltd.

Date

c. 1900s - c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.6

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.2cm

Materials

Metal; Rubber

Description

Hewitt's airway, with the inscription 'THACKRAY LEEDS.'

'1908' and 'HEWITT'S' has been handwritten on the rubber tube.

Philip&#039;s Airway

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Philip's Airway

Description

Philip's airway, with the inscriptions 'B.O.C.', '2' and '18mm.'

Creator

British Oxygen Company, Ltd.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 8.9cm

Materials

Metal; Rubber

Description

Philip's airway, with the inscriptions 'B.O.C.', '2' and '18mm.'

Waugh&#039;s Mouth Gag

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Waugh's Mouth Gag

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/22.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.7cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Ackland&#039;s Mouth Gag

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ackland's Mouth Gag

Description

Ackland's mouth gag, with the inscriptions 'VICAREY DAVIDSON & CO', 'STAINLESS STEEL' and 'MWO.'

Creator

Vicarey Davidson & Co., Ltd.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/29.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.5cm

Materials

Stainless Steel

Description

Ackland's mouth gag, with the inscriptions 'VICAREY DAVIDSON & CO', 'STAINLESS STEEL' and 'MWO.'

Buxton&#039;s Inhaler

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Buxton's Inhaler

Date

c. 1890s - c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/27.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 13.1cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Page&#039;s Inhaler

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Page's Inhaler

Description

Page's Inhaler, with the inscription 'DOWN BROS.'

Creator

Down Bros Ltd

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.2cm

Materials

Metal

Description

Page's Inhaler, with the inscription 'DOWN BROS.'

Clausen&#039;s Airway

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Clausen's Airway

Description

Clausen's Airway, with the inscriptions '3D', '3' and 'KING LONDON.'

Creator

A. Charles King

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1999/3.3.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Metal; Rubber

Description

Clausen's Airway, with the inscriptions '3D', '3' and 'KING LONDON.'

Philip&#039;s Airway

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Philip's Airway

Description

Philip's airway, with the inscription 'Ritchie Glasgow.'

Creator

George B. Ritchie

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.8

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.8cm

Materials

Metal;Rubber

Description

Philip's airway, with the inscription 'Ritchie Glasgow.'

Airway Prop

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Airway Prop

Creator

Coxeter Ltd.

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2003/27.15

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 2.1cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Skinner&#039;s Inhaler

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Skinner's Inhaler

Date

c. 1862

Identifier

2003/27.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 11.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description


McKeeson&#039;s Expiration Valve

Details

Dublin Core

Title

McKeeson's Expiration Valve

Creator

Coxeter Ltd.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2003/27.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 7.5cm

Materials

Metal

Description


Dispensing Bottle and Ether Dropper

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dispensing Bottle and Ether Dropper

Description

A dispensing bottle and dropper, used for the administration of ether anaesthesia.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1998/1.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 12.5cm (bottle); Length: 11cm (dropper)

Materials

Glass; Rubber; Chromium

Description

A dispensing bottle and dropper, used for the administration of ether anaesthesia.

Drop Bottle

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Drop Bottle

Description

A clear glass drop bottle, used for chloroform drops.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1998/6.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 11.6cm

Materials

Glass

Description

A clear glass drop bottle, used for chloroform drops.

Drop Bottle

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Drop Bottle

Description

An orange glass drop bottle

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/3.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 15cm

Materials

Glass

Description

An orange glass drop bottle

Krause&#039;s Nasal Polypus Snare

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Krause's Nasal Polypus Snare

Description

A snare used for nasal polypectomy. This process was used to remove nasal polyps, painless soft growths found inside the nose.

This instrument has an inscription reading 'MAYER & CO. LONDON.'

Creator

Mayer & Phelps

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

2000/2.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 28cm

Materials

Metal

Description

A snare used for nasal polypectomy. This process was used to remove nasal polyps, painless soft growths found inside the nose.

This instrument has an inscription reading 'MAYER & CO. LONDON.'

Gardiner Browne&#039;s Tuning Fork

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Gardiner Browne's Tuning Fork

Description

A tuning fork, used to test hearing.

Creator

Down Bros; Mayer & Phelps

Date

c. 1929

Identifier

2000/7.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.3 cm

Materials

Nickel

Description

A tuning fork, used to test hearing.

St. Clair Thomson&#039;s Nasal Mirror

Details

Dublin Core

Title

St. Clair Thomson's Nasal Mirror

Description

A nasal mirror used for examining adenoids, small lumps of tissue at the back of the nose above the roof of the mouth.

There is an inscription on the handle reading 'Down England' and on the back of the mirror reading '10 mm.'

Creator

Down Bros Ltd.

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2000/7.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 22.5cm

Materials

Glass; Metal

Description

A nasal mirror used for examining adenoids, small lumps of tissue at the back of the nose above the roof of the mouth.

There is an inscription on the handle reading 'Down England' and on the back of the mirror reading '10 mm.'

Laryngeal Spray

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Laryngeal Spray

Description

A laryngeal spray in a black, leather-covered case with yellow lining. This spray was used for topical analgesia of the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Topical analgesia is a procedure which involves applying medication to an affected area to relieve pain.

Identifier

2003/138

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 15.9cm

Materials

Glass; Leather; Rubber; Metal

Description

A laryngeal spray in a black, leather-covered case with yellow lining. This spray was used for topical analgesia of the larynx, also known as the voice box.

Topical analgesia is a procedure which involves applying medication to an affected area to relieve pain.

Brunton&#039;s Auroscope

Details

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Title

Brunton's Auroscope

Description

Pictured here is an auroscope, a medical device used for visual examination of the eardrum and the passage of the outer ear.

Creator

Charles F. Thackray Ltd.

Date

c. 1865

Identifier

2003/176

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Leather; Metal

Description

Pictured here is an auroscope, a medical device used for visual examination of the eardrum and the passage of the outer ear.

Atomiser

Details

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Title

Atomiser

Description

An atomiser, used as a nasal spray for vaporising oily fluids.

Identifier

2003/137

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass; Metal; Rubber

Description

An atomiser, used as a nasal spray for vaporising oily fluids.

Pince-nez Spectacles

Details

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Title

Pince-nez Spectacles

Description

A pair of silver-rimmed, bar-spring pince-nez spectacles.

Date

c. 1890-1910

Identifier

2003/77.19

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 9.9cm

Materials

Glass; Silver

Description

A pair of silver-rimmed, bar-spring pince-nez spectacles.

Uterine Curette

Details

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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.

Uterine Curette

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Sim&#039;s Uterine Curette

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Disposable vaginal speculum

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Cartridge Syringe

Details

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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.

Aspiject

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Dental Plugger

Details

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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

Dental Plugger

Details

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Title

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

Gold Foil Annealing Lamp

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Dental Mallet

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Mallet

Description

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

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

HD/690

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

18cm length, 3cm width

Materials

metal,ebony

Description

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

Set of Interchangeable Plugger Points

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Double-ended Automatic Mallet

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Set of Miniature Plugger Points for Dental Engine

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Dental Engine Handpiece Set

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Automatic Hand Mallet

Details

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Title

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.

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Details

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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.

Electromagnetic Mallet

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Engine-Operated Automatic Mallet

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Ivory&#039;s Double Bow Separator

Details

Dublin Core

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

Bur Stand

Details

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Title

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.

Hand Mallet

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Reid&#039;s Vaginal Speculum

Details

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Title

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.

Brewer&#039;s Vaginal Speculum

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Ayre&#039;s spatula

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Mayo-Ochsner&#039;s Artery Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Singer Surgical Needles

Details

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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.

Singer Surgical Needles

Details

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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.

Monocular Microscope

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hypodermic Needles

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Brass Medical Syringe

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Mouth Props

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Dental Elevator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Dental Elevator

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

Date

c. 1800s

Identifier

2004/8.92

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

178 mm length

Materials

Metal and ebony

Description

Backward curved dental elevator with ebony handle.

3D Scan of Scarificator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Ophthalmic Instrument Set

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmic Instrument Set

Description

Set of ophthalmic instruments in a wooden box with a sliding lid. An eye is illustrated on the centre of the lid, surrounded by an ornate floral design which covers the rest of the box. The set 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 in a wooden box with a sliding lid. An eye is illustrated on the centre of the lid, surrounded by an ornate floral design which covers the rest of the box. The set contains two spuds, two lens hooks and two capsulotomes knives.

Porcelain Enamels

Details

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Title

Porcelain Enamels

Description

8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, including white, grey, blue, dark green, dark brown, italian brown, black and yellow. Set is complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

Creator

Claudius Ash, Sons & Co. Ltd.

Date

c. 1920

Identifier

HD/816

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Glass; Cardboard; Porcelain

Description

8 x 1/4 oz bottles of assorted shades of enamel used to shade porcelain teeth, including white, grey, blue, dark green, dark brown, italian brown, black and yellow. Set is complete with mixing oil, spatula and brushes.

Fusing Porcelain Powders

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Lancet Case Scan

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Relation

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.

Horsley&#039;s Bone Cutting Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Bone Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

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.

3D Scan of Wilson-Type Microscope

Details

Dublin Core

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.

3D Scan of Biphasic Stimulator

Details

Dublin Core

Title

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.

Rubber Dam Clamp Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Tongue Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Tongue Forceps

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Endoscopic Dissector

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Grasping Instrument

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Endoscopic Shears

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Multiple Clip Applier

Details

Dublin Core

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,

Stapler

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Goniometer

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Goniometer

Description

This goniometer is held within a mock leather case. It was used to measure the range of motion of joints in the body, also known as goniometry.

The main body of the goniometer is semi-circular and has a scale from 0 to 180 degrees. It has a stationary arm that is placed against the inactive part of the joint and a moving arm that is aligned with the mobile part of the joint.

Creator

Zimmer

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Metal; Mock Leather

Description

This goniometer is held within a mock leather case. It was used to measure the range of motion of joints in the body, also known as goniometry.

The main body of the goniometer is semi-circular and has a scale from 0 to 180 degrees. It has a stationary arm that is placed against the inactive part of the joint and a moving arm that is aligned with the mobile part of the joint.

Miniature Pneumothorax Apparatus

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Scarificator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Scarificators

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

Details

Dublin Core

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.

Hawkins-Ambler&#039;s uterine dilator

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.

Clover&#039;s ether inhaler, Hewitt&#039;s modification

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.

Flowmeter

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.

Chloroform Vaporiser

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.

Bobbin Flowmeter

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.

Bladder Syringe

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.

Record Syringe

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.

Pocket Dressing Instrument Case

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.

Urethral Dilator

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.

Pill crusher

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

Dental Burs

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.

Extendable Dental Mirror

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

Surgical Kit

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.

Trilene Inhaler

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.

Caustic Pencil

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

Ogston&#039;s Inhaler

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.

Doyen&#039;s Mouth Gag

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.

Sydenham&#039;s Modified Mouth Gag

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.

Laryngeal Syringe

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.

Adult Schimmelbusch Inhaler

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.

Child Schimmelbusch Inhaler

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.

Portable Steriliser

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.

Barograph

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Barograph

Description

Clockwork mechanism used to measure and record changes in atmospheric pressure. Contained in a glazed mahogany case with graph drawer at base. Complete 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 used to measure and record changes in atmospheric pressure. Contained in a glazed mahogany case with graph drawer at base. Complete with plaque inscribed 'In memory of James Paton Boyd MB FFPSG.'

Trial Frame

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.

Skiascope

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.

Horsley&#039;s Mastoid Gouge

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.

Alexander&#039;s Mastoid Gouge

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.

Alexander&#039;s Mastoid Gouge

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.

Fuller&#039;s Tracheotomy Cannula

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.

Tracheal Dilating Forceps

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.

Tracheal Hook

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.

Tracheotomy Set

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.

Tongue Depressor

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.

Frankel&#039;s Nasal Speculum

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.

Corbould&#039;s Tongue Forceps

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.

Hewitt&#039;s Mouth Wedge

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.

Gray&#039;s Anaesthetic Syringe

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.

Intubation Set

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.

Goat&#039;s Foot Elevator

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.

Elevator

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.

Scalpel

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.

Goat&#039;s Foot Elevator

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.

Dental Gouge

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.

Dental Forceps

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.

Dental Elevator

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.

Portable Steriliser

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.

Milne Murray&#039;s Midwifery Forceps

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.

Neville&#039;s Midwifery Forceps

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.

Pill-Making Apparatus

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Pill-Making Apparatus

Description

This pill-making apparatus consists of a board and a roller with two handles.

The roller has two sets of wheels, allowing it to roll backwards and forwards over the board. The board and roller are fitted with matching corrugated brass plates.

Pill resin would be rolled into a tube and placed on the corrugated surface of the board. The roller would then be used to push the resin through the grooves of the board, creating individual, consistently sized pills.

Creator

S. Maw Son & Thompson London

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

This pill-making apparatus consists of a board and a roller with two handles.

The roller has two sets of wheels, allowing it to roll backwards and forwards over the board. The board and roller are fitted with matching corrugated brass plates.

Pill resin would be rolled into a tube and placed on the corrugated surface of the board. The roller would then be used to push the resin through the grooves of the board, creating individual, consistently sized pills.

Curved Needles

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

Curved Triangular Needles

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.

Scalpel

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

Syringe

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.

Clamp Forceps

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.

Dental Forceps

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.

Dental Forceps

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.

Dental Forceps

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.

Dental Forceps

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.

Scissors

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.

Hypodermic Needles

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.

Tissue Forceps

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.

Forceps

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.

Double-ended Dental Probe

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.

Tongue Depressor

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.

Nasal Speculum

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.

Mouth Gag

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.

Eye Forceps

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.

Auriscope Specula

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.

Double-ended Uterine Curette

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.

Travel Instrument Set

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.

Diagnostic Set

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.

Suture Set

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.

Drew Smythe&#039;s Induction Catheter

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.

Cusco&#039;s Vaginal Speculum

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.

Auvard&#039;s Vaginal Speculum

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.

Bone Scoop

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.

Curved Trocar

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.

Lapthorn Smith&#039;s Midwifery Straps

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.

Ophthalmoscope

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.

Climax Temporary Stopping

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.

Inlay Tweezers

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.

Amalgam Pestle

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.

Amalgam Pestle

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.

Amalgam Pestle

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.

Adjustable Perforators

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.

Oral Net Spoon

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.

Trilene Inhaler

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.

Gold Plugging Hand Mallet

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.

Automatic Mallet for Dental Engine (Moore&#039;s Angle Mallet)

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.

Water Syringe

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.

Scaling Instruments

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.

Retractor - &#039;The Hare Mouth Prop&#039;

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.

Eggler&#039;s Automaton

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).

Brown-Buerger cystoscope

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.

Scalpel

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.

Scalpel

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.

Scalpel

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.

Scalpel

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.

Ophthalmic Instrument Set

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.

Ophthalmoscope

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Ophthalmoscope

Description

Pictured here is an Ophthalmoscope in a leather-covered case with green velvet lining. The Ophthalmoscope, also known as a funduscope, is an instrument used to examine the fundus, the interior back surface of the eye.

Creator

E. Kraft & Sohn

Date

c. 1854

Identifier

2003/280.1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 20.7 cm

Materials

Glass; Leather; Metal; Velvet

Description

Pictured here is an Ophthalmoscope in a leather-covered case with green velvet lining. The Ophthalmoscope, also known as a funduscope, is an instrument used to examine the fundus, the interior back surface of the eye.

Catheter

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.

Lithorite

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.

Thompson&#039;s Lithorite

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.

The Holborn Operating Urethroscope

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.

Cautery

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

Cautery

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

Cautery

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

Cautery

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

Midwifery Forceps

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.

Midwifery Forceps

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.

Extraction Forceps

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.

Extraction Forceps

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.

Automatic Engine Amalgam Mixer

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

Archimedes Drill

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

Laryngeal Mirror

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.

Diagnostic Set

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.

Ophthalmoscope

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.

McKenzie-Lewis Clinical Polygraph

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.

Universal Cautery Handle

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.

Electrocautery Transformer

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.

Ingram&#039;s &quot;Perfex&quot; Enema

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.

Brandon CO2 Snow Apparatus

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.

Hyfrecator

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.

Syringe

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.

Insulin Record Syringe

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.

Glass Syringe

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.

Aural Hook

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.

Sinus Forceps

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.

Bone Hook

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.

Mouth Opener

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.

Wilcox-Jewett Obtunder

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.

Cardiac Bioptome with modern transfemoral instrument

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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.

Dr Macaura&#039;s Blood Circulator

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Title

Dr Macaura's Blood Circulator

Description

The blood circulator was a hand-held device used for vibrotherapy, a form of treatment that uses vibration. The device has a hand-crank, which is turned to produce a vibrating motion. It can also be fitted with changeable rubber tips.

The blood circulator was invented by Dr Gerald Joseph Macaura (1871-1941). Dr Macaura claimed that the blood circulator could cure many ailments including rheumatism, heart disease, asthma and deafness, although these claims were unproven. He went by the title ‘Dr. G. J. Macaura, F.R.S.A., of the National Medical University, Chicago.’ In later years it emerged that Macaura was not medically qualified. He was prosecuted for fraud and the illegal practice of medicine in France in 1914.

This device is held in a cardboard box, with the writing ‘Dr Macaura’s Blood Circulator’ on the lid along with an illustration of the device.

Creator

The British Appliances Manufacturing Company

Date

c. 1880s-1920s

Identifier

2003/85

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 28 cm

Materials

Metal; Wood.

Description

The blood circulator was a hand-held device used for vibrotherapy, a form of treatment that uses vibration. The device has a hand-crank, which is turned to produce a vibrating motion. It can also be fitted with changeable rubber tips.

The blood circulator was invented by Dr Gerald Joseph Macaura (1871-1941). Dr Macaura claimed that the blood circulator could cure many ailments including rheumatism, heart disease, asthma and deafness, although these claims were unproven. He went by the title ‘Dr. G. J. Macaura, F.R.S.A., of the National Medical University, Chicago.’ In later years it emerged that Macaura was not medically qualified. He was prosecuted for fraud and the illegal practice of medicine in France in 1914.

This device is held in a cardboard box, with the writing ‘Dr Macaura’s Blood Circulator’ on the lid along with an illustration of the device.

Sahli&#039;s Haemoglobinometer

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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.

Lumbar Puncture Needle

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Title

Lumbar Puncture Needle

Description

Pictured here is a lumbar puncture needle, held in a metal box. It was used to perform the lumbar puncture procedure, which involves inserting a needle between the bones of the lower spine to take a sample of cerebrospinal fluid, fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

The first lumbar punctures were performed by Heinrich Iranäus Quincke (1842-1922) in the late 19th Century. This procedure can help to diagnose infections such as meningitis. It is also sometimes used to inject anaesthetic medication.

Creator

B. Braun Melsungen AG

Date

Unknown

Identifier

1999/2.12

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 36.3 cm (box)

Materials

Metal; Glass.

Description

Pictured here is a lumbar puncture needle, held in a metal box. It was used to perform the lumbar puncture procedure, which involves inserting a needle between the bones of the lower spine to take a sample of cerebrospinal fluid, fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

The first lumbar punctures were performed by Heinrich Iranäus Quincke (1842-1922) in the late 19th Century. This procedure can help to diagnose infections such as meningitis. It is also sometimes used to inject anaesthetic medication.

Tuberculin Syringe

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Title

Tuberculin Syringe

Description

This tuberculin syringe is held in a pale-yellow cardboard box. It was used to inject tuberculin, a combination of proteins that are used to diagnose tuberculosis.

Tuberculin is injected into the forearm to determine if the patient has been exposed to the bacteria causing tuberculosis. If the patent is infected, a small hard red bump will develop at the site of the injection, usually after 48 hours.

This test is referred to as the Mantoux Test, also known as the tuberculin skin test or TST. It was developed in the early 1900s by Charles Mantoux (1877-1947), building on the work of Robert Koch and Clemens von Pirquet.

Creator

Fivepoint

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/2.7

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.7 cm

Materials

Glass; Metal; Cardboard

Description

This tuberculin syringe is held in a pale-yellow cardboard box. It was used to inject tuberculin, a combination of proteins that are used to diagnose tuberculosis.

Tuberculin is injected into the forearm to determine if the patient has been exposed to the bacteria causing tuberculosis. If the patent is infected, a small hard red bump will develop at the site of the injection, usually after 48 hours.

This test is referred to as the Mantoux Test, also known as the tuberculin skin test or TST. It was developed in the early 1900s by Charles Mantoux (1877-1947), building on the work of Robert Koch and Clemens von Pirquet.

Haemometer

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Title

Haemometer

Description

Haemometer used to determine the haemoglobin content of blood. Held in a brown leather-covered case with gold lettering, reading 'GIFT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS.'

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 used to determine the haemoglobin content of blood. Held in a brown leather-covered case with gold lettering, reading 'GIFT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS.'

Accoson Sphygmomanometer

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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.

Endoscope

Details

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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.

Brown-Buerger Cystoscope

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Title

Brown-Buerger Cystoscope

Description

Pictured here is a Brown-Buerger cystoscope in a wooden box. It was used to perform cystoscopy, a procedure used to diagnose, monitor and treat conditions affecting the bladder and urethra. The cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and passed into the bladder.

On the lid of the box, there is a small plaque with the embossment ‘Mr. Illingworth.’ in red lettering. Sir Charles Frederick William Illingworth (1899-1990) was Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1939. He held this position until he became Emeritus Professor in 1964.

Illingworth was given the title CBE in 1946 and was knighted in 1961. He served as Honorary Surgeon to the Queen in Scotland from 1961-1965 and was made Extra Surgeon to Her Majesty in 1965. He was president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1962-1964.

Creator

Wappler Electric Co., Inc., New York

Date

c. 20th Century

Identifier

2001/1

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 32.9 cm

Materials

Metal; Plastic; Rubber; Wood

Description

Pictured here is a Brown-Buerger cystoscope in a wooden box. It was used to perform cystoscopy, a procedure used to diagnose, monitor and treat conditions affecting the bladder and urethra. The cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and passed into the bladder.

On the lid of the box, there is a small plaque with the embossment ‘Mr. Illingworth.’ in red lettering. Sir Charles Frederick William Illingworth (1899-1990) was Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1939. He held this position until he became Emeritus Professor in 1964.

Illingworth was given the title CBE in 1946 and was knighted in 1961. He served as Honorary Surgeon to the Queen in Scotland from 1961-1965 and was made Extra Surgeon to Her Majesty in 1965. He was president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 1962-1964.

Urinometer

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Title

Urinometer

Description

Urinometer, held in a cardboard tube. Invented by Johann Florian Heller (1813-1871) in 1849 to measure the specific gravity of urine, to help assess kidney function.

Urinometers are typically composed of three parts: the weight, float and stem. The weight is the lower end of the urinometer containing a mercury bulb. The float is an air-filled glass tube and the stem is marked with a scale.

The urinometer would be placed in a cylinder containing a urine sample and a reading taken from the stem. This device has been widely replaced with more efficient technologies. Its tendency to drag against the side of the cylinder can often result in inaccurate readings.

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 in a cardboard tube. Invented by Johann Florian Heller (1813-1871) in 1849 to measure the specific gravity of urine, to help assess kidney function.

Urinometers are typically composed of three parts: the weight, float and stem. The weight is the lower end of the urinometer containing a mercury bulb. The float is an air-filled glass tube and the stem is marked with a scale.

The urinometer would be placed in a cylinder containing a urine sample and a reading taken from the stem. This device has been widely replaced with more efficient technologies. Its tendency to drag against the side of the cylinder can often result in inaccurate readings.

Cupping Glass

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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.

Cupping Glass

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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.

Cupping Glass

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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.

Scarificator

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Title

Scarificator

Description

This twelve-bladed, brass scarificator was once a common tool in the medical practice of bloodletting, the withdrawal of a patient's blood to prevent or cure illness and disease.

The use of the scarificator was considered less painful than earlier bloodletting devices such as lances and fleams, as it punctured the skin quickly. The scarificator's spring-loaded blades are retracted using the lever and the button is pressed to release, creating multiple parallel incisions.

Creator

Francis Cluley

Date

c. 1850

Identifier

2005/4.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 5.2cm, Width: 4.6cm, Height: 3.5cm (of body)

Materials

Metal

Description

This twelve-bladed, brass scarificator was once a common tool in the medical practice of bloodletting, the withdrawal of a patient's blood to prevent or cure illness and disease.

The use of the scarificator was considered less painful than earlier bloodletting devices such as lances and fleams, as it punctured the skin quickly. The scarificator's spring-loaded blades are retracted using the lever and the button is pressed to release, creating multiple parallel incisions.

Cupping Set

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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.

Cameron&#039;s Surgilite

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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.

Cameron&#039;s Surgilite

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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.

Cameron&#039;s Skenoscope

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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.

Oralite

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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.

Cameron&#039;s 5-in-1 Ophthalmoscope

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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.

Proctoscopic Tube and Obturator

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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.

Anoscopic Tube and Obturator

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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.

Sigmoidoscope Tube and Obturator

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.

Monaural Stethoscope.

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.

Monaural Stethoscope

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.

Monaural Stethoscope

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.

Portable Stethoscope

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.

Dental Pelican

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.

Dental Extraction Instruments

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.

Dental Plugger

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.

Rectangular Scaler

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.

Keeler Ophthalmoscope

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.

Boxwood Mallet

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.

Scarificator and Spirit Burner

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.

Liebreich Ophthalmoscope

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.

Playfair&#039;s Uterine Probe

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.

Surgical Mallet

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.

Sparklet Carbon Dioxide Bulbs

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.

Crown Trephine

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.

Crown Trephine

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.

Crown Trephine

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.

Crown Trephine

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.

Extracting Forceps

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.

Trephine Brush

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.

Double-ended Elevator

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.

Lenticular

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.

Raspatory

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

 T-shaped Detaching Handle

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.

Perforator

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.

Ascites Trochar

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.

Volckmann&#039;s Bone Scoop

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.

Amputation Saw

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


Galvanometer

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.

Sharp Double Hook

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.

Gouge

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.

Lister&#039;s Necrosis Forceps

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.

Trephine Brush

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Trephine Brush

Description

This brush would have been used to brush debris away from the teeth of a trephine, a hole saw used to remove a circle of tissue or bone.

Date

c. 1901

Identifier

2003/202.5

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Ebony; Horsehair

Description

This brush would have been used to brush debris away from the teeth of a trephine, a hole saw used to remove a circle of tissue or bone.

Ophthalmoscope

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.

Probang

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.

Gouge

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.

Cannula

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.

Physicians Case

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.

Set of Suture Needles

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.

Bone Forceps

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.

Amputation Saw

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.

Semi-circular Trephine

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.

Metacarpal Saw

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.

Tooth Key

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.

Peter&#039;s Modified Siegle&#039;s Aural Speculum

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.

Metal Forceps with Detachable Handles.

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.

Syringe in Metal Case

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


Director with Aneurism Needle

Details

Dublin Core

Title

Director with Aneurism Needle

Description

Director with aneurism needle.

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

1996/2.17.3