Post mortem surgical instrument set, 1783-1844.

Post mortem surgical instrument set, 1783-1844, and 'Visible Man', 1993.
This set is in a wooden case and consists of 8 instruments for performing post mortems. The instruments are: a blow pipe; a pair of spring forceps; three scalpels; a knife; a saw; and a chisel. Many of the instruments have ivory handles and Laundy, in England, manufactured most of them. W. Smith produced the scalpels and Millikin manufactured the knife, both in England.
 
Currently on display in:
Health Matters
Year made :
1783-1844; 1803-1847; 1865-1875
Inventory number :
A647254