Tonsillotome

Tonsillotome

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Description
The “E. M. HESSLER / MANUFACTURER / OF / SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS / CLEVELAND, O.” label in the lid of the case for this tonsillotome is that of Emory Melton Hessler (1843-1920), a druggist who sold medical instruments, and who was in business during the years 1879-1898.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tonsillotome set
date made
1890-1898
1871-1898
dealer
E. M. Hessler
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Measurements
overall, case: 2 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 26.035 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
1984.1044.02
catalog number
1984.1044.02
accession number
1984.1044
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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