- This binaural stethoscope features a spring mechanism that adjusts the earpieces to fit the user’s ears. The form was devised by Charles Dennison, a physician in Denver, Colorado. This example was used by Dr. William P. Morgan (1841-1922).
- Ref: Chas. Truax & Co., Price List of Physicians’ Supplies (Chicago, 1890), p. 645.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- stethoscope, monaural
- stethoscope, binaural
- date made
- ca 1890s
- Physical Description
- brass (tubes material)
- rubber (bell and ear pieces material)
- silk? (tubes material)
- overall: 13 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
- Diagnostic Equipment
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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