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Surgery -- History (3)
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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury 0.25 x 3.75 x 0.75. Cutting tool: Knife: Bistoury. Steel curved bistoury housed in attached brass case. In tortoise shell case.
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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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Bone Scraper
Bone Scraper 1 x 4.75 x 1" Curettage: Curette: Bone Bone scraper with steel arm and ebony handle.