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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

Curved bistoury (sharp pointed)

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

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

Materials

Steel, wood

Files

Curved bistoury (sharp pointed)

Collection

Citation

“Curved bistoury (sharp pointed),” Heritage, accessed April 14, 2024, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1980.