Obstetrical Forceps


This form of obstetrical forceps was associated with Edward Warren Sawyer (1848-1897), a lecturer on obstetrics and the diseases of children at the Rush Medical College in Chicago.

Ref: Edward Warren Sawyer, How to Save the Perineum: A New Use of the Obstetric Forceps (1878).

George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 109.

Date Made: ca 1911

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.316358.01Catalog Number: 316358.01Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Forceps, Obstetrical, Sawyerobstetrical forcepsOther Terms: Forceps, Obstetrical, Sawyer; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 in x 10 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 7.62 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-62ec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_734696

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