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bistourie; surgical set; pocket case

bistourie; surgical set; pocket case

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Bistoury with a curved steel blade, an ebony handle, and a "YOUNG" inscription.
Currently not on view
Object Name
surgical set
pocket case
Other Terms
Knife; Cutting Tools; Bistourie
Date made
1878 - 1879
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh
Physical Description
wood, ebony (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
black (overall color)
average spatial: 1.1 cm x.6 cm x 17.3 cm; 7/16 in x 1/4 in x 6 13/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in x 1/2 in;.635 cm x 17.145 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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