3.5x6.5x6.5. 1.5x8.25x1.25.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle."Large wedgewood mortar and pestle. with a wooden handled pestle. Eighteenth century pharmacists changed from using brass mortar and pestles in the compounding of medications because the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. Josiah Wedgwood produced his mortar in 1779. Wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles became very popular."
30 x 12 x 12". Interior Design and Furnishings:Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.
32 x 23 x 16". Electric stimulation therapy:Machine. Wooden unit on wheels with rubber cords on the interior and buttons and switches on the top portion. The Defibrillator, also referred to as the "Alternating Current External Cardiac Defibrillator" was constructed by Dr. William B. Kouwenhoven to externally defibrillate the heart with electrodes on the intact chest. This prototype was used by Dr. Joseph S. Redding at MUSC within his laboratory for resuscitation studies.
33.5x58x28". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Custom built walnut examining table with iron stirrups, enamel waste tub, 3 side drawers, 3 end drawers, try table pull out. Matching stool, 84.3.3.
36x25.5x17.5". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Wooden table with the top portion painted black and room for instruments to be placed. Two drawers and a door on the front with a 1" knick to the wood visible. Matching examining table, #90.9.1.
38 x 34 x 52"" Dental Unit. Clear ruby red glass liner and white milk glass aseptic spittoon with removable brass rim. Unit is attached to a S.S. White Dental Chair consisting of an iron base with a red velvet seat and wooden foot stool.
38.5 x 16 x 16" Dental Unit. Metal Weber basin with a fountain cuspidor that was first produced by John Weber which allowed for water to be flushed away. The outer tank covers an inner tank which holds four gallons of water. A hand pump flushes the milk glass spittoon into a receptacle which can be emptied at a later time.
3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
3x5.5x3.5". Hemoglobinometry. Hemoglobin testing apparatus. housed in a black leather covered wood box with plastic and metal hemoglobinometer with four attachements including. glass slides. Used by Dr. Wilson when he was in medical school.
3x7x4. Interior design and furnishings:Lighting fixture. Silver lamp of the School of Nursing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina and Roper Hospital. The silver lamp has an oval like shape with a dual snake handle and an Egyptian bust on the top portion. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
3x7x7". Blood pressure determination:Manometer. Blood pressure cuff made of steel with a plastic cover over the dial with rubber cords and bulb intact and attached to a green canvas fabric that can be attached to the arm with velcro.