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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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1.
Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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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.
3.
Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
4.
Tonsil Punch
Tonsil Punch 0.75 x 5.75 x 6.5. Cutting tool: Punch: Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with a scissor like shape and two open oval shapes at the tips of each arm.
5.
Nasal Snare
Nasal Snare 0.25 x 7.25 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Snare: Loop: Nasal. Stainless Steel instrument with handles and a wire that protrudes from the top portion.
6.
Hey's Saw
Hey's Saw 0.5 x 7 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Saw: Skull. Saw with an ebony handle and steel head that has two blades on either side that are flat with a circular shape and serrated edges.
7.
Sluder's Guillotine
Sluder's Guillotine 1.25 x 7 x 4.75. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel instrument with serrated handle and one arm with a sliding mechanism.
8.
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.
9.
Placenta Forceps
Placenta Forceps 1 x 12.25 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Placenta. Steel forceps with elevated arms that are rounded with holes at the tip.
10.
Pterygium Hook
Pterygium Hook 0.25 x 6.75 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Hook:Pterygium. Stainless steel hook eye instrument with a handle that has raised edges.
11.
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.
12.
Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 7.75 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Stainless steel rod-like elevator with one end being long and flat with an oval like shape and the other being a blunt edge.
13.
Forceps for Holding Divided Veins
Forceps for Holding Divided Veins 1.5 x 11.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with an elevated section of the arms that when closed form a hollow rectangular shape. Rust present on the metal.
14.
Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
15.
Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 7 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Stainless steel spring forceps with rounded. serrated handles."
16.
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.
17.
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.
18.
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."
19.
Rib Shears
Rib Shears 0.5 x 8.25 x 1.75. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Rib. Steel shears with short rounded arms and finger grooves on the handles.
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Raspatory
Raspatory 1 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Raspatory. Instrument with an ebony handle and a steel arm with a sharp pentagon shaped head.