Brissez's bi-valve intra-uterine speculum, French, 1841-1900.

Image number: 10412932

Brissez's bi-valve intra-uterine speculum, French, 1841-1900.

This instrument has a spring mechanism for the blades and is gold-plated with an ivory handle. It was manufactured by Collin of Paris, France and is from the Charrierre, Colin and Gentile collection. Brissez invented this type of intra-uterine speculum.

Image number:
10412932
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 10:42
Image rights:
Science Museum