Surgical Set

Surgical Set

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Description
Wooden box containing a saw and a bone forceps, both marked “Wade & Ford / New York.” George Wade and William E. Ford were in business in the 1860s, importing and manufacturing surgical and dental instruments.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Amputation Set
surgical set
amputation set
Other Terms
Amputation Set; Amputation Set
Physical Description
wood, rosewood (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
wood, ebony (overall material)
fabric, velvet (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 17 in x 7 in; 10.795 cm x 43.18 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: 6 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm
ID Number
MG.302606.739
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.739
Credit Line
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
subject
Surgery
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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