Surgical Set

Surgical Set

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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.
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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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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