The “H. HERNSTEIN” inscription on this tourniquet is that of a German surgical instrument maker who emigrated to the United States in 1841.

Maker: Hernstein, Hermann

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Frances M. Cosine

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-02223Accession Number: 95819Catalog Number: M-02223

Object Name: Tourniquettourniquetsurgical setamputation setOther Terms: Tourniquet; Tourniquet

Physical Description: metal, brass (overall material)metal, steel (overall material)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_1054294

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