Surgical Set


Small wood and leather case lined with red velvet that contains three ivory-handled scalpels, one ivory-handled tenaculum, and one thumb lancet with tortoise-shell handle marked "Evans / Old Change / London. There is also a folding, double ended tenaculum; a folding tenaculum with a hook on each end; and a blow pipe.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Surgery

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Credit Line: Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.302606.052Accession Number: 302606Catalog Number: 302606.052M-14181

Object Name: Surgical Setsurgical setpocket caseOther Terms: Surgical Set; Surgical Set; Minor Surgery

Physical Description: wood (overall material)leather (overall material)velvet (overall material)ivory (overall material)metal, steel (tenaculums material)Measurements: average spatial: 3.9 cm x 18 cm x 7.1 cm; 1 9/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 2 13/16 inblowpipe: 5 5/8 in x 5/16 in; 14.2875 cm x .79375 cmtenaculum (folded): 7 cm x 1.5 cm x .8 cm; 2 3/4 in x 19/32 in x 5/16 intenaculum (folded): 7.8 cm x 1.1 cm x .4 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7/16 in x 5/32 inoverall: 1 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 18.0975 cm x 6.985 cm


Record Id: nmah_1056570

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