Surgical Set

Surgical Set

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Description
Small surgical set, perhaps for dentistry. The “SNOWDEN” inscriptions on some items refers to a Philadelphia firm active ca. 1855-1878.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Surgical Set
surgical set
pocket case
Other Terms
Surgical Set; Surgical Set; General Surgery
maker
Snowden and Brother
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
rubber, hard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.3 cm x 14.9 cm x 3 cm; 2 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 in; 2.8575 cm x 14.2875 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09264
accession number
218383
catalog number
M-09264
accession number
218383
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
subject
Surgery
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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