The “E. M. HESSLER / MANUFACTURER / OF / SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS / CLEVELAND, O.” label in the lid of the case for this tonsillotome is that of Emory Melton Hessler (1843-1920), a druggist who sold medical instruments, and who was in business during the years 1879-1898.

Date Made: 1890-18981871-1898

Dealer: E. M. Hessler

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Cleveland

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.1044.02Catalog Number: 1984.1044.02Accession Number: 1984.1044

Object Name: tonsillotome set

Measurements: overall, case: 2 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 26.035 cm x 7.9375 cm


Record Id: nmah_1418981

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