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Date
ca 1800 (4)

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Equipment and Supplies (1)
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Irrigation (1)
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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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.
2.
Syringe
Syringe 0.75x4x0.75" Irrigation: Syringe. Ivory syringe with handle and holes located along the rounded tip.
3.
Smellie's Perforator
Smellie's Perforator 0.25"x 10"x 2.5" The perforator was 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. This example of Smellie's perforator is an extremely rusted, steel scissor-like instrument.
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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."