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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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"Shot in the Dark" Syringe
"Shot in the Dark" Syringe Case-1.5 x 9 x 1.75 syringe- 0.25 x 6.5 x 1 bottle- 2 x 1 x 1". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. "Plastic assembly case with plastic syringe and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc. "Shot in the Dark " device for injection made possible for blind diabetic patients to take insulin dosages without assistance. (See paper #48. T.S. Hargest. CV)" Plastic assembly case (00.14) with plastic syringe (00.14. A) and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc."
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Mule's Vitreous Sphere
Mule's Vitreous Sphere Case- 0.75 x 1.5 x 1.75" Sphere-0.5 x 1 x 1" One clear glass, Mules vitreous sphere (artificial eye) housed in a velvet lined, brown leather covered box.
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Artificial Eyes
Artificial Eyes Box-1 x 3.5 x 3" Eyes approx-0.5x1x0.75" Prostheses and Implants. Ophthalmology. Eye, artificial leather covered box with tan velvet lining housing six glass eyes of various colors.
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Merlot Knife
Merlot Knife Box- 1.3756 x 2.875. knives- 0.375 x 4.5 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Myelotomy. Wooden box containing three stainless steel Myelotomy knives that each have small curved prong with a blunt tip. Developed at the Medical University by Mr. T.S. Hargest and used to cut the spine to control muscle spasms.
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Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe box- 1 x 3.75 x 1.25 syringe- 0.5 x 3 x 0.5". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. One box marked B-D Insulin Syringe for use with 20 or 40 unit insulin. Box contains one glass syringe marked Becton-Dickinson & Co. No# 252
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Spring Lancet
Spring Lancet Bloodletting: Spring lancet. Stainless steel, spring loaded lancet with razor blade extended. This is a modern lancet, administered by pulling the trigger to release the single blade. 0.75" x 4.5" x 0.5"
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Spring lancet. Brass and silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This form of a spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2.25" x 1"
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Fleam. Silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2" x 1"
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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl Bloodletting: Basin. Copper basin with oval-like shape and curved edges. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 13" x 5.5"
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Scarificator
Scarificator Bloodletting: Scarificator. Brass housed in leather box.
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Tonsil Snare
Tonsil Snare a-0.5 x 9 x 8 b- 0.25 x 3.75 x 1. Cutting tool:Snare:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with handle that releases wire like tool from the interior. Used in removal of tonsils.
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Cardioscope
Cardioscope A- 0.5x6.5x2.5 B-0.25x7.5x1.5 C-n/a D-0.5 x 6.5 x 1.5. Electrocardiography. "Heart cardioscopes. including four round Lucite bars which were inserted into an artery or heart to transmit light. C is missing."
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Nasal Saw
Nasal Saw a- 0.25 x 7 x 3.25 b-0.25 x 7.25 x 3.5. Cutting tool:Saw:Nasal. Two steel saws with matte finish and serrated handles. Long blade with an abrupt curve and perforated edge.
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Nasal Scissors
Nasal Scissors a- 0.25 x 6.5 x 3 b-0.25 x 7 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Nasal. Two pairs of stainless steel nasal scissors. Both have slightly curved arms and some amount of rust present.
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Swivel Septum Knife
Swivel Septum Knife a- 0.125 x 7.75 x 0.625 b- 0.25 x 6.75 x 0.625. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. Two stainless steel nasal swivel knives with satin finish handles. One is longer than the other and each have rotating blades one with a square like shape and the other rounded.
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Human Skull
Human Skull A human skull, wired for use in anatomy education. To get a 360 degree view of the skull, place cursor on the skull and then click and drag.
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Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin 9x4.5x3.75. Drug Packaging:Container:Box and packet. "Green "Lobelia" Botanical Drug tin from the manufacturer. Parke-Davis. Displayed on the sides are pictures of Detroit factory on the front. Canadian Laboratory on the proper right side. and the New York Office on the proper left. These colorful tins were used to advertise the drug manufacturers of the time."
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Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine
Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine 90 x 36 x 40"Radiography. dental: Machine"Thought to be the first "Ritter" X-Ray Unit introduced to South Carolina. The unit has a wooden base and a large moveable iron arm."
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Saddlebags
Saddlebags 9.75x10x11". Medical case:Saddlebag. Black leather saddlebag.
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Saddlebags
Saddlebags 9.5x8.5x9". Medical case:Saddlebag. "Black leather saddlebags broken handle and metal closures. Makers mark on the side reads.""32 Marshall PatD Apr 20 1886 Mar 25 1890 June 7 1892""
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