Bladder Forceps


Patent model for John W. Merrill, Jr., “Sheathed Bladder Forceps,” U.S. Patent 268,039 (Nov. 28, 1882). Merrill, a graduate of Dartmouth College, practiced medicine in Concord, N.H.

Date Made: about 1882

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MedicineSurgical instruments


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04330Catalog Number: M-04330Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 268,039

Object Name: forcepsforceps, bladder, sheathed, patent model

Measurements: overall: 1 in x 12 in x 2 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 30.48 cm x 6.0325 cm


Record Id: nmah_1439751

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