This instrument is composed of nickel-plated steel and was manufactured by Down Bros. of London. Basil Hall designed this clamp to be used during ovariotomy operations of the type devised by Ernst Wertheim (1864-1920) of Vienna. The operation was fir
Laryngeal forceps, MacKenzie type, steel, nickel plated, by Down Bros. of London
Fell-O'Dwyer apparatus, steel, nickel plated, with 3 steel heads and 2 vulcanite
Faience amulet, djed, Egyptian, 400-30BC
Alabaster canopic jar with portrait of Imseti, also known as Mestha, on lid, Ancient Egyptian, 800BC-200BC. During the preparation for mummification, the brains were removed through the nostrils, and then an incision was made in the side of the body
These are short obstetrical forceps, following the design of the English surgeon William Smellie, 1697-1763, which he described in 1751. The forcep blades are designed with two curves, the cephalic curve to fit the child�s head and the pelvic curve t
Bronze statue of Louis Pasteur, full length and holding a flask in his left hand, signed Galli
Posset pot, tin glazed earthenware, polychrome bird motif, English. The artist was Wiglett.
Pewter Gibson spoon, 19th century, French. This spoon is illustrated on the left of the image, the other spoon is A42395.
Elaborate posset pot, tin glazed earthenware, cherub and songbird motifs, English