Obstetrical Forceps


This type of obstetrical forceps was associated with Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870), a Scottish obstetrician.

Ref: James Young Simpson, “On the Mode of Application of the Long Forceps,” Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science (Sept. 1848): 193-.

George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 104.

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.316358.37Catalog Number: 316358.37Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Forceps, Obstetrical, Simpsonobstetrical forcepsOther Terms: Forceps, Obstetrical, Simpson; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 8.255 cm x 34.925 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-75ae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_734673

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