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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Simpson's Forceps
Simpson's Forceps 2.5 x 14 x 3" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt
Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt 0.5 x 9 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Steel curette with crosshatched ebony handle.
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Bone Scraper
Bone Scraper 1 x 4.75 x 1" Curettage: Curette: Bone Bone scraper with steel arm and ebony handle.
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Enema Pump
Enema Pump 1.5x11x3" Irrigation: Enema. Brass enema pump housed in mahogany case with two ivory pieces and two extra brass pieces.
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Scarificator
Scarificator Bloodletting: Scarificator. Brass housed in leather box.
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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 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."
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury 0.25 x 3.75 x 0.75. Cutting tool: Knife: Bistoury. Steel curved bistoury housed in attached brass case. In tortoise shell case.
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Vectis
Vectis 1.5"x11.5"x 2" Steel with oval opening and crosshatched raised ebony handle.
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Dr. Loomis Obstetrical Forceps
Dr. Loomis Obstetrical Forceps 0.5"x 12.5"x 3" Thin, heavily rusted steel forceps with straight arms and one handle with a finger grip and the other a curved end.
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Crochet
Crochet 2"x 14"x 2.5" Steel instrument with a detachable curved rod and a smooth ebony handle with round steel rings for fingers that allow more leverage. This instrument was used after the perforator had made an incision into the head of the baby. The crochet was then inserted into the opening and used to remove the child from the mother.