Post mortem surgical instrument set, 1783-1844.
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
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