Saw, Surgical; I Peters; c 1860; 000/230
Saw, SurgicalAbout 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
c 1860Medium and Materials
The artefact is made of steel, brass and wood.Inscription and Marks
It is marked with its manufacturer's name
30 cm longSubject and Association Keywords
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