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Title

Sir Joseph Lister's Operating Instruments

Description

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

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

Creator

Borthwick, Edinburgh

Date

c. 1865

Identifier

2003/9

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Sir Joseph Lister's Operating Instruments

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.3 cm

Materials

Metal

Files

2003.9_lister instruments 3.jpg
2003.9_lister instruments 4.jpg

Collection

Citation

Borthwick, Edinburgh, “Sir Joseph Lister's Operating Instruments,” Heritage, accessed December 13, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/183.