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Hammer from Macewen's theatre

Description

Wooden surgical mallet/hammer. Silver plate on one face with engraving indicating the hammer was used in William Macewen's surgical theatre at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary: "Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Founded 1792. Hammer from Sir William Macewen's theatre"

Date

19th century - 20th century

Identifier

455

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 30 cm; Width = 10 cm; Depth = 7 cm

Materials

wood
silver

Hammer from Macewen's theatre

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length = 30 cm; Width = 10 cm; Depth = 7 cm

Materials

wood
silver

Files

macewen mallet.jpg
macewen mallet 2.jpg
macewen mallet 3.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Hammer from Macewen's theatre,” Heritage, accessed December 19, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/608.