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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75" x 16.25" x 4". Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with a wooden handle and thread tied around with a steel blade that is heavily rusted.
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Pocket Surgical Set
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.
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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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Folding Splint
Folding Splint 1.5x13x7" Splints. Wooden folding splint with brass accents.
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest 12.5"x 12"x 9" Wood chest with two layers of shelves, two drawers, and a sliding back piece with space for bottles. Various glass bottles with glass stoppers are on the shelves. The top drawer includes: a metal pocket scale with weights, glass bottles with cork stoppers, ceramic ointment canisters. The bottom drawer includes: glass mortar and pestle, three glass beakers, one of which is broken, and two glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers.
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Sims'-Type Speculum
Sims'-Type Speculum 1"x 5.5"x 3.5" Steel vaginal speculum with an open rectangle shape and slight curves that was developed by James Marion Sims (1813-1883).
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Glass Syringe
Glass Syringe 1x13x1" Irrigation. Large glass syringe with thread on the interior and metal accents.
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Field Microscope
Field Microscope 2.25 x 6.5 x 3. Microscopy: Microscope: American."Brass field microscope that has been re-brassed. with set of metal tweezers. and two extra lenses all housed in a wooden case."
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Bi-Valve Speculum
Bi-Valve Speculum 2"x 5.25"x 3" Ivory speculum with two flaps and a metal screw on the side to widen the instrument for examination.
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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 3"x11.5"x11" Brass, wood.
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Stomach Warmer
Stomach Warmer 4x12x9.5" Home nursing: Hot water bottle."Copper stomach warmer with handle that was found in Panknins Drug Store on Meeting Street in Charleston. SC. A similar one is pictures in Printers Devil catalog 52. June 1986."
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Physician's Bag
Physician's Bag 8.5 x 10 x 5" Medical case: Bag
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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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Davis and Kidder's Electric Machine for Nervous Diseases
Davis and Kidder's Electric Machine for Nervous Diseases Electric stimulation therapy: Machine. Electric Machine used in shock treatment anywhere desired along the body.
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Amputation Set
Amputation Set Surgical set:Amputation/general surgery,"Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior."
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Nasal Bone
Nasal Bone Teaching materials:Models. Wood.
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Scarificator
Scarificator Tiemann's 12 blade brass scarificator with wooden handle housed in a velvet lined wood box, original paper label on the interior. Manufactured by George Tiemann of New York, patented August 20, 1846. The screw at the top of the head allows for the depth of the cut to be altered and when the screw and trigger are pulled the blades are released. 2" x 7.5" x 2.5"