Surgical and Gynaecological Chair


Model of the surgical and gynaecological chair designed and manufactured by Alexander McDannold of St. Louis, Missouri. The donor was a niece of the inventor. This chair won a gold medal at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, in 1904.

Ref: Alexander McDannold, “Surgical Chair,” U.S. Patent 754,383 (March 8, 1904).

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mrs. L. W. Bryant

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07459Catalog Number: M-07459Accession Number: 220307

Object Name: Chair, Surgicalchair, surgical and gynaecological, patent modelchair, surgical and gynaecological, modelOther Terms: Chair, Surgical; Medicine

Measurements: overall, case: 11 in x 13 in x 7 in; 27.94 cm x 33.02 cm x 17.78 cmoverall, chair: 9 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in x 5 1/8 in; 24.13 cm x 29.21 cm x 13.0175 cm


Record Id: nmah_723867

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