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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales
Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales 7.5 x 15 x 6.5. Wood balance with metal pans and glass lid.
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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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Robert Turlington Balsam
Robert Turlington Balsam 2.5x1.5x1. Glass bottle, patina.
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Kurmitzki's Wire Grass Liver Kidney Medicine
Kurmitzki's Wire Grass Liver Kidney Medicine 6.75x2.5x1. Glass bottle, patina and a green tint. Made in Charleston, S.C.
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Nature's Cure
Nature's Cure Tin canister, gold and red. "The celebrated blood purifier and liver regulator."
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Fleam. Silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2" x 1"
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Simpson's Forceps
Simpson's Forceps 2.5 x 14 x 3" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Elliott's Forceps
Elliott's Forceps 3 x 15 x 3" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Ureteral Dilator
Ureteral Dilator .75 x 20 x 3" Dilatation: Dilator: Ureteral
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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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Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt
Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt 0.5 x 9 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Steel curette with crosshatched ebony handle.
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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
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Uterine Curette, Blunt
Uterine Curette, Blunt 1 x 10.5 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Long thin stainless steel curette with slightly curved arm and an oval shaped tip. See p. 281 Winchester.