Obstetrical Forceps

Description:

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).

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

Date Made: ca 1850-1875

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's Health

Subject:

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Credit Line: from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.316358.13Catalog Number: 316358.13Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Forcepsobstetrical forceps

Measurements: overall: 3 3/8 in x 16 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 42.545 cm x 6.0325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-133b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_689002

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