Obstetrical Forceps

Obstetrical Forceps

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The Wallace type obstetrical forceps was associated with Ellerslie Wallace (1818-1885), a graduate of the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia who served the school as Professor of Obstetrics and the Diseases of Women and Children in 1862-1883, and as Dean in 1879-1883.
Ref: Barton Cooke Hirst, A System of Obstetrics (Philadelphia, 1889), vol. II, pp. 131-132.
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Object Name
Forceps, Obstetrical, Wallace
obstetrical forceps
Other Terms
Forceps, Obstetrical, Wallace; Medicine
date made
ca 1890
overall: 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 16 1/2 in; 9.8425 cm x 7.9375 cm x 41.91 cm
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Credit Line
from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI
Women's Health
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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