Obstetrical Forceps

Obstetrical Forceps

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Description
This type of forceps with solid blades was associated with Robert Michaelis von Olshausen (1835-1915), a German obstetrician and gynecologist. This example has a wooden handle.
Ref: Roemer Drug Co., Illustrations of Surgical Instruments (Milwaukee, 1915), p. 5008.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Forceps, Obstetrical, Ohlhausen's
obstetrical forceps
Other Terms
Forceps, Obstetrical, Ohlhausen's; Medicine
date made
ca 1880
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 9.525 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
MG.316358.27
catalog number
316358.27
accession number
316358
Credit Line
from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI
subject
Women's Health
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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