Orthopaedic Instruments; AM.13.174 a - h

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Name/Title

Orthopaedic Instruments

About this object

8 Orthopaedic instruments contained in a leather case with a brass clover shaped clasp with copper pins.
a - Bone Gouge; has a sharp working tip that is concave on inner side, used in bone surgery.
b - Bone Gouge; has a sharp working tip that is concave on inner side, used in bone surgery.
c - Bone Gouge; has a sharp working tip that is concave on inner side used in bone surgery.
d - Bone Gouge; has a sharp working tip that is concave on inner side used in bone surgery.
e - Bone Gouge; has a sharp working tip that is concave on inner side used in bone surgery.
f - GILHESPY'S ANTRUM HARPOON; Used to create an artificial passage into the maxillary sinus through the nose.
g - Bone Chisel; used to cut or chip the bone in conjunction with a mallet
h - Mastoid Gouge; a ENT instrument used to carve away portions of the mastoid bone.

Medium and Materials

Leather
Metal
Chromium
Brass
Copper

Inscription and Marks

I A DOUGLAS imprinted into the top of the leather case.
a - 3/8 J.M.MONTAGUE <-- [---] stamped into handle
c - THE J.F. HARTZ & Co,
stamped into handle.
d - ALLEN & HANBURYS LONDON stamped into handle
e - 6 CARL?( letters unclear) AUSIMIN stamped into handle.
g - MILLIKIN & LAWLEY on one side and LONDON onother side.
h - 3 stamped into handle.

Measurements

Leather box 29cm L X 9.5cm W X 7.5cm D
a - Bone Gouge, 20cm L
b - Bone Gouge: 18.4cm L
c - Bone Gouge, 18.4cm L
d - Bone Gouge, 17.8cm L
e - Bone Gouge, 17.1 cm L
f - Gilhespys Antrum Harpoon, 17.5cm L
g - Bone Chisel, 12.4cm L
h - Mastoid Gouge, 10.5cm L

Object Type

Orthopaedic

Object number

AM.13.174 a - h

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