Lancet

Lancet

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Steel lancet with tortoise shell handle, and an “EVANS / OLD CHANGE / LONDON” inscription.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lancet
surgical instrument
date made
1783-1854
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
tortoise shell (handle material)
steel (blade material)
Measurements
overall: 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in;.3175 cm x 5.715 cm x.9525 cm
ID Number
MG.302606.775
catalog number
302606.775
accession number
302606
Credit Line
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object