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2018.17.3_trilene inhaler_5.jpg

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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

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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.

2007.1.18_Milne Murray midwifery forceps 3.jpg

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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

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 38 cm

Materials

Stainless steel

Description

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

2007.1.19_Neville midwifery forceps 4.jpg

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Neville's Midwifery Forceps

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

Date

c. 1920s-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.19

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Length: 46 cm

Materials

Chrome

Description

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

1996-2.26.21_obstetric helper 2.jpg

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Lapthorn Smith's Midwifery Straps

Description

Lapthorn Smith's midwifery straps, in cloth pouch.

Date

c. 1930s

Identifier

1996/2.26.21

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Materials

Metal, cloth.

Description

Lapthorn Smith's midwifery straps, in cloth pouch.

2005.3.3_midwifery forceps.jpg

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Midwifery Forceps

Description

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

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005.3.3

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Physical Dimensions

287 mm in length

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

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

2005.3.2_midwifery forceps 3.jpg

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Midwifery Forceps

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

Date

c. 1900

Identifier

2005/3.2

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Physical Dimensions

320 mm in length

Materials

Wood, metal.

Description

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

2006.7.41_vagina speculum 8.jpg

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Sim's Vaginal Speculum

Description

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

Date

c. 1880-1910

Identifier

2006/7.41

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Physical Dimensions

13.5 cm in length

Materials

Metal

Description

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

2016.3_sim speculum.jpg

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Title

Sim's Vaginal Speculum

Description

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

Date

20th Century

Identifier

2016/3.5

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Physical Dimensions

14 cm length

Materials

Plastic

Description

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

1997.8.2_pinard foetal stethoscope 4.jpg

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Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope

Description

Example of Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope for midwifery.

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1997/8.2

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Physical Dimensions

Height = 12.7cm

Materials

Aluminium

Description

Example of Pinard's Foetal Stethoscope for midwifery.

2007.1.1_Milne Murray forceps 3.jpg

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Milne Murray's Midwifery Forceps

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Milne Murray's midwifery forceps, with detachable tractors. Screw fitting on forceps blades. Stainless steel.

Date

c. 1920-1940s

Identifier

2007/1.1

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Materials

Stainless steel.

Description

Milne Murray's midwifery forceps, with detachable tractors. Screw fitting on forceps blades. Stainless steel.

2014.3.1_Basilyst2021_1.jpg

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Title

Jardine's Basilyst

Description

A basilyst is an obstetric tool used to extract a still-born foetus from the womb of the mother. The spiral tip is used to pierce the skull of the foetus and the progs on either side then clamped around the head. The foetus is then gradually guided out of the womb.
This particular basilyst was designed by former Professor of Midwifery at St Mungo's College, Robert Jardine.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2014/3.1

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Materials

metal

Description

A basilyst is an obstetric tool used to extract a still-born foetus from the womb of the mother. The spiral tip is used to pierce the skull of the foetus and the progs on either side then clamped around the head. The foetus is then gradually guided out of the womb.
This particular basilyst was designed by former Professor of Midwifery at St Mungo's College, Robert Jardine.

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