Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection
341. Pill Tile 0.25 x 10 x 8 inches. Clear glass with a green tint and measurement etchings along the side. 342. Pill Tile 0.25x10x8.Drug Compounding:Pill tile.Ceramic tile with black measurement markings along the side. 343. Pill Tile .5 x 7.125 x 7.125, 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Porcelain tile with wood and metal instrument.
344. Pillar Retractor 0.5 x 7 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tonsil. Chrome retractor with serrated handled and two curved teeth at the top. The letter Z is engraved on the side. 345.
available Pince-Nez Eyeglasses: Pince-nez. Metal with glass lenses. 346. Pince-Nez in Suede Case Metal, glass, housed in suede pouch with plastic button.
347. Placenta Curette 1.75 x 9.5 x 1.75" Curettage: Curette: Placental Steel with satin finish curette. The instrument has a slight spiral at the top of the arm and small ridges along the side. 0.5 x 11.5 x 0.5 348. Placenta Forceps 1 x 12.25 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Placenta. Steel forceps with elevated arms that are rounded with holes at the tip. 349. Plaster of Paris Cutter 0.5 x 6 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Plaster. Stainless steel cutter with curved handle and flat oval like blade with sharp perforated edges. 350. Plaster Shears 0.75 x 9.5 x 4.25. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Plaster. "Large stainless steel plaster shears. with rounded blunt blade. Used for removal of casts." 351. Plastic Drop Counting Clamp 1.5 x 4 x 2" Infusions: intravenous. Five plastic drop counting clamps (approx. 4 inches long) used with drop counter check box to determine drop rate on IV fluid therapy. 352. Plugger 0.75 x 5 x 0.5." Dentistry. Operative: Plugger"."Plugger with silver tip, gold band and mother of pearl handle. The instrument was used to pack filling material into a tooth cavity. Dr. Flagg was the first full-time American dentist. For years it had been thought that this tool had been made by Paul Revere for his student Dr. Josiah Flagg, but there is no evidence to support this claim made by the item's original donor. 353.
available Pocket Hand Scales 1x5.5x2.5. Green metal case with red interior, brass balance with brown thread weights. 354.
available Pocket Hand Scales 1.25 x 6 x 3. Brass scale with green thread and six weights housed in velvet lined case. 355.
available Pocket Hand Scales 0.75 x 6 x 3.25. Brass and Bakelite scale with red thread housed in half of a case with velvet lining, six weights included. 356.
available Pocket Hand Scales 1.25 x 6.5 x 3.25. Brass scale with green thread and three weights housed in velvet lined wood case with paper notes attached. 357. Pocket Microscope 0.5 x 4 x 3, case- 1 x 3.25 x 1.25,Microscopy: Microscope,"Pocket size, folding microscope made of metal, glass with an ivory handle housed in a leather case." 358. Pocket Surgical Set 1 x 3.5 x 6.5. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery: Pocket set. Steel and tortoise shell instruments housed in a black leather folding case with metal closure and slight tearing of case. 359. Podophyllin Pills 3.25 x 1.25 x 0.75. Brown glass bottle with cork stopper, pills visible inside bottle. 360. Poison Bottle
8.25 x 2.25 x 2. Cobalt blue glass bottle shaped like a coffin with rough edges and a cork stopper.