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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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Hodge's Forceps
Hodge's Forceps 3.5 x 17 x 4.5" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction
Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction 3 x 17 x 7".Delivery: Obstetrical forceps. Steel forceps with curved arms and slight curve at the handles with an axis traction handle built in for increased leverage. This form of the forcep was developed in France by Stephane Tarnier (1828-1897).
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Smellie's Perforator
Smellie's Perforator 0.25"x 10"x 2.5" The perforator was 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. This example of Smellie's perforator is an extremely rusted, steel scissor-like instrument.
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Sims'-Type Speculum
Sims'-Type Speculum 1"x 5.5"x 3.5" Steel vaginal speculum with an open rectangle shape and slight curves that was developed by James Marion Sims (1813-1883).