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Title

Hey Saw

Description

Hey's saw, ebony and metal, c 1860s.

Pictured here is an example of a Hey Saw, which would have been used to saw through bones of the skull. The small head of the saw was designed in such a manner so as to reduce shards of bone from flying into the face of the surgeon.

Creator

Maw & Son

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19 cm

Materials

Metal and ebony.

Hey Saw

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 19 cm

Materials

Metal and ebony.

Files

2003.12.3_Hey saw 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

Maw & Son, “Hey Saw,” Heritage, accessed December 12, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/88.