- The Matthieu tonsillotome was devised by Louis-Joseph Mathieu (1817-1879), a surgical instrument maker in Paris. The Kny-Scheerer inscription on this example refers to a New York firm that began in business in 1897, and that sold surgical instruments made in Germany.
- Ref: The Kny-Scheerer Co., Illustrations of Surgical Instruments (New York, 1915), p. 3222.
- Currently not on view
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- about 1925
- about 1921
- overall: 1 3/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 3.01625 cm x 5.715 cm x 23.8125 cm
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- Donated by St. Louis Medical Society through Harry O. Cole & Gordon R. Garrett
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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