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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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121.
Nasal Speculum
Nasal Speculum 1.75x4.75x2. Dilatation: Speculum:Nasal. "Stainless steel. cone-like speculum with raised crosshatched design on the handles."
122.
Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 3.5x6x3. Dilatation: Speculum: Rectal. Steel speculum with long oval-like opening on the sides and several raised lines on the handles.
123.
Vectis
Vectis 1.5"x11.5"x 2" Steel with oval opening and crosshatched raised ebony handle.
124.
Allport's Retractor
Allport's Retractor 0.75 X 4.5 X 1.375". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
125.
Pillar Retractor
Pillar Retractor 0.5 x 7 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tonsil. Chrome retractor with serrated handled and two curved teeth at the top. The letter Z is engraved on the side.
126.
Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat
Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat 1 x 6.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Clamp:Tonsil. "Stainless steel. U-shaped object with two arms. One posses a round half sphere with bumps and the other a flat circular edge. The object's width can be adjusted at the base and a curved ruler is attached at the intersection of the two arms."
127.
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.
128.
Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
129.
Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps
Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps 2 x 4.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with sharp curve of arms and raised edges. Rust of the metal is present significantly on the interior edges.
130.
Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.
131.
Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
132.
Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps
Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps 0.5x6.5x2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Intestinal. Stainless steel forceps with scissor like handles and a rubber rolling part in-between the two arms.
133.
Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 0.75"x 11.75"x 0.75" Nickel plated uterine dilator, with screw at the bottom that when turn allows prongs to open and dilate the uterus. Patent date of June 9, '85 is engraved on the side.
134.
Iris Forceps
Iris Forceps 0.25 X 6 X 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. "Steel forceps with raised edges and small sharp teeth. oval shaped intersection. Rusting of metal present."
135.
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."
136.
Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
137.
Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 1.75x6x4. Dilatation:Speculum:"Part of a rectal speculum. Ivory and tubular in shape with a metal handle."
138.
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.
139.
Vectis
Vectis 2.5"x 16"x 2" Steel with curved oval shaped arm with opening and smooth ebony handle.
140.
Axis Traction Handle
Axis Traction Handle 5"x 12"x 2.5" Stainless steel handle with two attachable stainless steel rods that curve at the end.