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Surgical dilator used during the Civil War by Lt. Col. William Irvin Wolfley, 62nd Ohio Infantry. The “OTTO & REYNDERS” inscription is that of Ferdinand Otto and John Reynders (fl. 1860-1875), surgical and medical instrument makers in New York.
Currently not on view
Object Name
surgical set
Other Terms
Dilator; Dilitation; Opthalmic
Otto & Reynders
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/4 in;.9525 cm x 9.525 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Elizabeth F. Wolfley, Eleanor Wolfley Bisell, Caroline Wolfley Shannon and Elizabeth Wolfley Harman
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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