Vaginal Speculum


This type of vaginal speculum was associated with Alfred Auvard (1855-1940), a French obstetrician and gynecologist. The “C. W. Alban Co.” inscription indicates Charles W. Alban’s surgical instrument firm in St Louis, Mo.

Ref: The Kny-Scheerer Co., Illustrations of Surgical Instruments (New York, 1915), p. 5204.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's Health

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Credit Line: Donated by St. Louis Medical Society through Harry O. Cole & Gordon R. Garrett

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0808.005Accession Number: 1977.0808Catalog Number: 1977.0808.05

Object Name: speculumOther Terms: Medicine

Measurements: overall: 8.7 cm x 9.3 cm x 22.5 cm; 3 7/16 in x 3 11/16 in x 8 7/8 in


Record Id: nmah_726660

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