Fahnestock-type tonsillotome that belonged to William Hallock Park (1863-1939), a physician who directed the Pathology, Bacteriology, and Disinfection Laboratory of the New York City Board of Health for many years.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of the City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0184.002.20Catalog Number: 2017.0184.002.20Accession Number: 2017.0184

Object Name: surgical settonsilotometonsillotome

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.6 cm x 5.4 cm x 26 cm; 1 1/32 in x 2 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in


Record Id: nmah_1845336

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