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Title

Braun's Hook

Description

Braun's hook with metal handle. Used in Queen Mother's Hospital, Glasgow.

Pictured here is another instrument of obstetrics known as the Braun's Hook. Named after the Austrian obstetrician, this hook would have been used to decapitate the foetus' head and remove said foetus from the womb.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2014/3.2

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length: 32.5 cm

Materials

metal

Braun's Hook

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

length: 32.5 cm

Materials

metal

Files

2014.3.2_Brauns Hook 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Braun's Hook,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/65.