Obstetrical Forceps


The form of these forceps was associated with Hugh Lenox Hodge (1796-1873), professor of obstetrics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ref: Hugh Lenox Hodge, The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics (Philadelphia, 1864).

William Goodell, Biographical Memoir of Hugh L. Hodge, M.D., LL.D. (Philadelphia, 1874).

George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 103.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Women's Health


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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.302606.355Accession Number: 302606Catalog Number: 302606.355

Object Name: Forcepsobstetrical forceps

Physical Description: metal, steel (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 41.3 cm x 13.3 cm x 8.5 cm; 16 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-5608-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1098299

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