Obstetrical Forceps


This form of obstetrical forceps is associated with Hermann Franz Naegele (1778-1851), a German obstetrician whose work was well known in the United States. This stainless steel example was probably made in Japan.

Ref: Hermann Franz Naegele, Lehrbuch der Geburtshulfe (Mainz, 1863).

George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 105

Associated Dates: 1975 10 16 / 1975 10 16

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Wisconsin, West Allis

Subject: Women's Health

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Credit Line: from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.316358.45Catalog Number: 316358.45Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Forcepsobstetrical forcepsOther Terms: Forceps; Delivery Instrument

Physical Description: metal, stainless steele (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 8 cm x 7 cm x 35.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 14 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-30cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1074283

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