Baker-Brown's cautery clamps, French, 1841-1900.

Image number: 10412931

Baker-Brown's cautery clamps, French, 1841-1900.

This instrument consists of thin blades with auxiliary ivory plates and screw clamps, and has handles that are backed by horn plates. It was manufactured by Collin of Paris, and is from the Charrierre, Colin and Gentile collection. The clamp is a type designed by the surgeon Isaac Baker Brown (1812-1873) for use with a cautery iron.

Image number:
10412931
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 10:42
Image rights:
Science Museum