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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Examining Table
Examining Table 34x58x28". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Examining table made of wood with black leather cushioning and iron stirrups. Matching instrument table, #90.9.2.
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Instrument Table
Instrument Table 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.
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Foot Rest
Foot Rest 23x11x11". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Wooden foot rest used within the "Boot Clinic, one of the Medical College clinics in the 1950s. The stand provided support during treatment for ulcers of the feet and legs.
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Perforator
Perforator 0.375x10.5x5. Delivery: Perforator. "Perforator is an instrument that was inserted into the head of a still-born child to make way for other instruments used for removal from the mother. this was often an attempt to save the woman's life. Steel scissor-like instrument with arrow shaped tip."
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Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
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Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 1.75x6x4. Dilatation:Speculum:"Part of a rectal speculum. Ivory and tubular in shape with a metal handle."
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Aural Forceps
Aural Forceps 0.25 x 7 x 4. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Chrome forceps with long curved arms and small oval-like tips.
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Tonsil Forceps
Tonsil Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Tonsil. Steel forceps with two sharp teeth on the tip of each arm.
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Mathieu's Retractors
Mathieu's Retractors 0.75 x 4.5 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Retractors. Two stainless steel retractors with raised lines in the middle and three prongs one end and a raised flat edge on the other.
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Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
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Fenestrated Artery Forceps
Fenestrated Artery Forceps 0.25 x 4.25 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. "Steel forceps with raised edge. handles with oval shaped holes. and a clamp like arms. Metal is heavily rusted."
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Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.75 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms at tip.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with curved arms when closed and flat oval shaped tip.
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Eye Forceps, Fixation
Eye Forceps, Fixation 0.25 x 6 x 1.5 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel forcep with small sharp teeth and rounded intersection.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5x5x0.75. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel modern forceps with rounded ends grooves.
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Forceps
Forceps Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel surgery forceps that could have been used in most surgeries. Metal is heavily rusted.
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Sponge Holder
Sponge Holder 0.75 x 9.5 x 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Sponge. Steel instrument with scissor like shape and long arms with oval shaped openings on each tip.
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Pediatric Anal Stretchers
Pediatric Anal Stretchers 0.75 x 2.75 x 0.75." "One loose pediatric anal stretcher in a plastic bag marked.""Pediatric Sphincter Stretcher X2607 Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741).
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Orlon Grafts
Orlon Grafts 0.75x14x0.75. Blood Vessel Prosthesis. "Two Orlon grafts that were the first seamless fabric prostheses used in arterial transplants. housed in a "Edwards Teflon Arterial Graft" box and made of Teflon. The original Orlon graft was hand loomed in 1955 by J.C. Hubbard. Jr." who at that time was a graduate student in textiles at Clemson."