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Title

Head Mirror

Description

Forehead mirror, glass and metal with fabric headband.

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

Creator

Wood & Son, Manchester

Date

c. 1950s

Identifier

1999/3.3.16

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 9 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, and fabric.

Head Mirror

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 9 cm

Materials

Glass, metal, and fabric.

Files

1999.3.3.16_forehead mirror.jpg

Collection

Citation

Wood & Son, Manchester, “Head Mirror,” Heritage, accessed December 19, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/135.