Saw, Surgical; I Peters; c 1860; 000/230

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Moruya and District Historical Society Museum

Name/Title

Saw, Surgical

About this object

The surgical saw is 30 cm long, with a serrated steel blade and a wooden, gun-style handle typical of the 1860s. The blade itself has a brass rim. Saws of this era are distinctive in that the handles were non-metallic and many had a pistol grip shape.

Maker

I Peters

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c 1860

Medium and Materials

The artefact is made of steel, brass and wood.

Inscription and Marks

It is marked with its manufacturer's name
I. PETERS

Measurements

30 cm long

Subject and Association Keywords

Medicine

Subject and Association Keywords

Dr Boot

Subject and Association Keywords

surgical equipment

Collection

Boot Collection

Object number

000/230

Copyright Licence  

Attribution - No Derivatives (cc) Attribution - No Derivatives (cc)

 

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Doctors
saw
surgical saw

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