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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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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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Enema
Enema 10x5x3.25. case- 10.5x5.5x3.5. Irrigation:Enema. Metal Irrigator with black leather case.
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Nasal Bone
Nasal Bone Teaching materials:Models. Wood.
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Edward S. Burnham Apothecary Medicine Bottle
Edward S. Burnham Apothecary Medicine Bottle 3.75x1.25x0.75".Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. clear glass bottle with patina.
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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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Dunce Cap
Dunce Cap Commemorative and association items. "School of Nursing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina and Roper Hospital "dunce cap". Made of white cotton."
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Henry Plenge Medicine Bottle
Henry Plenge Medicine Bottle For a 360 degree view of the bottle, place cursor over image, then click and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime Player. 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
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Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle
Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
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H.W. Hummel Medicine Bottle
H.W. Hummel Medicine Bottle For a 360 degree view of the bottle, place cursor over image, then click and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina.
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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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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Gold, glass lenses housed in velvet lined silver case.
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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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Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale
Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale 1"x 3"x 1.5" Nickel plated case (contains balance bar and scale bar).Pat. September 29, 1885. Manuf'd by N.V. Randolph & Co., Richmond Va.
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Croup Lamp
Croup Lamp 6.5"x3.5"x3.5" Metal, glass
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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"