Obstetrical Forceps


This type of obstetrical forceps was associated with Ellerslie Wallace (1818-1885), a graduate of the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia who served the school as Professor of Obstetrics and the Diseases of Women and Children in 1862-1883, and as Dean in 1879-1883.

Ref: Barton Cooke Hirst, A System of Obstetrics (Philadelphia, 1889), vol. II, pp. 131-132.

Date Made: ca 1890

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Women's Health


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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.316358.16Catalog Number: 316358.16Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Forceps, Obstetrical, Wallaceobstetrical forcepsOther Terms: Forceps, Obstetrical, Wallace; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 16 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 7.9375 cm x 41.91 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-7014-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_734645

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