- This type of craniotomy perforator was associated with William Smellie (1697-1763), an obstetrician who practiced in Lanark, Scotland, and later in London, and who wrote A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery (1752-1764).
- Ref: George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 111.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Scissors, Crainiotomy, Smellie
- scissors, craniotomy
- Other Terms
- Scissors, Crainiotomy, Smellie; Medicine
- overall: 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in;.635 cm x 30.1625 cm x 5.715 cm
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- Credit Line
- from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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