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Medical-Electrical Apparatus, Late 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 29819
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1973-20/2
Brief Description: Wooden box with two compartments and a leather strap and metal components. Metal hinge attaching a piece of wood to one end of the box. Piece of string attached to one side of leather handle. Inscription on top pf box: "J.Weiss & Son London".

Inside the box are:

(1) coiled up section of wire covered with textile coating;

(2) hollow metal cylinder with metal handle at one end;

(3) Pair of hollow metal cylinders with light brown wooden handles, attached to each handle is a red textile-coated cord with small metal hooks at the end;

(4) Pair of hollow metal cylinders with dark brown wooden handles, attached to each handle is a green textile-coated twisted cable with small metal rods at the end;

(5) Pair of hollow metal cylinders with light black wooden handles, attached to each handle is a green textile-coated cord with small metal rods at the end.
Provenance: Pres. by Mrs. V. Barber
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Wood
Textile
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
214 208 109 mm

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