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Case of Tracheotomy Instruments by Down Bros., London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10296
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/4
Brief Description: Tracheotomy Instruments including four tracheotomy tubes (a-d), tracheal dilating forceps (e), tracheal hook (f), tracheal double-hook (g), scalpel (h). With fitted case (i). a) Silver tracheotomy tube, size 2. Oval plate with double-hook clamp to one side and curved tube to other. Inscription to plate. b) Silver tracheotomy tube, size 4. Oval plate with double-hook clamp to one side and curved tube to other. Inscription to plate. c) Silver tracheotomy tube, size 1. Oval plate with double-hook clamp to one side and curved tube to other. Inscription to plate. d) Silver tracheotomy tube. Oval plate with one hook clamp+T39:T40 to one side and curved tube to other. No inscription. e) tracheal dilating forceps. Steel with curved rounded pincers. f) Tracheal hook. Steel tip with inscription fitted into ivorine handle with two pins. g) Tracheal double-hook. Steel tip with inscription fitted into ivorine handle with two pins. h) Scalpel. Steel tip with inscription fitted into ivorine handle with two pins. i) Fitted case with hinged lid and brass fastenings. Black covering. Lined with blue velvet.
Primary Inscriptions: (a-h) DOWN LONDON. i) DOWN BROs OPPOSITE GUY'S HOSPl
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber Part of collection of apparatus belonging to the late V. J. Greenbough (d. 1910), presented by his daughter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Steel
ivorine
Paper
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 27 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Tracheotomy Instrument by Down Bros., London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10296
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/4
Brief Description: Tracheotomy instrument: tracheotomy tube and tracheal dilating forcep
Primary Inscriptions: DOWN LONDON
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber Part of collection of apparatus belonging to the late V. J. Greenbough (d. 1910), presented by his daughter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Steel
ivorine
Paper
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 27 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/10296

Tracheotomy Instrument by Down Bros., London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10296
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/4
Brief Description: Tracheotomy instrument: tracheotomy tube and tracheal dilating forcep
Primary Inscriptions: DOWN LONDON
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber Part of collection of apparatus belonging to the late V. J. Greenbough (d. 1910), presented by his daughter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Steel
ivorine
Paper
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 27 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/10296

Tracheotomy Instrument by Down Bros., London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10296
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/4
Brief Description: Tracheotomy instrument: tracheotomy tube and tracheal dilating forcep
Primary Inscriptions: DOWN LONDON
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber Part of collection of apparatus belonging to the late V. J. Greenbough (d. 1910), presented by his daughter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Steel
ivorine
Paper
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 27 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/10296

Tracheotomy Instrument by Down Bros., London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10296
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/4
Brief Description: Tracheotomy instruments: tracheotomy tube and tracheal dilating forcep
Primary Inscriptions: (a-h) DOWN LONDON. i) DOWN BROs OPPOSITE GUY'S HOSPl
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber Part of collection of apparatus belonging to the late V. J. Greenbough (d. 1910), presented by his daughter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Steel
ivorine
Paper
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 27 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/10296