Fleam and Lancet


The “J. & S. MAW / LONDON” inscription on the fleam is that of surgical instrument dealer, in business ca. 1828-1860.

Maker: J. and S. Maw

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0789.18Catalog Number: 1977.0789.18Accession Number: 1977.0789

Object Name: fleam, setfleam, lancet, setlancet, setbloodlettingfleam and lancet

Measurements: fleam: 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.8575 cmlancet: 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-b63b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1433398

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.