Vaginal Speculum


The Goodell vaginal speculum was named for William Goodell (1829-1894), Clinical Professor of Diseases of Women and Children at the University of Pennsylvania. This example was made by Gemrig in Philadelphia.

Ref: William Goodell, Lessons in Gynecology (Philadelphia, 1879), p. 18.

Maker: Gemrig, John H.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Women's Health


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Credit Line: College of Physicians of Philadelphia. College Collections

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07410Catalog Number: M-07410Accession Number: 220170

Object Name: vaginal speculumOther Terms: Medicine

Measurements: overall: 8 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 in; 20.955 cm x 6.0325 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_726677

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