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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Loring Ophthalmoscope
Loring Ophthalmoscope 0.75x4.25x2.25". Ophthalmoscopy: Ophthalmoscope."Black leather covered wood case with exterior that reads."Dr. Loring's Ophthalmoscope" and an interior lined with brown velvet. The ophthalmoscope has an ebony handle and is made of metal with glass lenses. The interior reads."To Dr. John L. Dawson. Jr. Prize. PROF. PARKER'S OPHTHALMIC CLINIC. Medical College. State of So. Ca. March 5. 1881" Rubbing away of interior and exterior present."
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Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pennant
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pennant 0.5x26.5x30,Flag,Medical College Banner with skull and crossbones. Banner made of felt with black and yellow appliqus and a wooden.,
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Enema
Enema 10x5x3.25. case- 10.5x5.5x3.5. Irrigation:Enema. Metal Irrigator with black leather case.
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Nursing Cap
Nursing Cap 4 x 10 x 5.5". Clothing:Nursing:Uniform:Cap. Blue cotton hat that matches the Student Public Health Nursing uniform. The interior distinguishes the size as large and has an interior tag that reads, "JEANNE M. BOUVETTE".
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest 9.5"x 12"x 9.5" Wood box with top shelf of glass bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers with various instruments including: glass mortar and pestle, glass beaker in leather case, metal syringe in leather box, two ebony instruments and a Bakelite spoon.
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Lancet
Lancet Embossed sterling sliver lancet case with two tortoise-shell handled lancets. This form of lancet, comprised of flat edged razor blades, was drawn across the skin to produce bleeding.
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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl Pewter bowl with straight handle and measurement etchings on the interior. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 10" x 6". Donated to the Waring Historical Library by Dr. James Watson of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Leech Box
Leech Box Round wood box with "LEECHES" printed along the top.
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Surgical Glasses
Surgical Glasses Plastic, glass, rubber, metal,Velcro housed in foam lined wood box.
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Croup Lamp
Croup Lamp 6.5"x3.5"x3.5" Metal, glass
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5 x 9.75 x 9.75, 2 x 8 x 2. Stoneware mortar with wood and stone pestle.
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Pill Tile
Pill Tile .5 x 7.125 x 7.125, 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Porcelain tile with wood and metal instrument.
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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 3"x11.5"x11" Brass, wood.
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Pocket Hand Scales
Pocket Hand Scales 1x5.5x2.5. Green metal case with red interior, brass balance with brown thread weights.
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Pocket Hand Scales
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.
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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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Pocket Hand Scales
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.
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Pocket Hand Scales
Pocket Hand Scales 1.25 x 6 x 3. Brass scale with green thread and six weights housed in velvet lined case.
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Proctoscope
Proctoscope 1.75 x 12.5 x 6" Dilation: Speculum: Rectal: Proctoscope. Stainless steel speculum with two parts. The outer part is shaped like a gun with a handle and a straight cavity where the second part, that is a rod with a rounded end, can be inserted.
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Placenta Curette
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