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Urethra Lithotome, by W. Pepys, London, c. 1830

Inventory Number: 34689
Object Type:
Persons: W Pepys
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1926-11
Brief Description: Steel Urethra Lithotome with ebony handle. Handle is rounded and turned to fit the hand. Lithotome consists of two blunt blades concealing a sharper middle blade. This middle blade is raised by depressing a secondary steel, thumb operated handle. Tool was used during bladder stone removal operations.
Manufactured by W.Pepys
Primary Inscriptions: 'W.Pepys'
Provenance: Donated by Reverend Dr B H Streeter
Collection Group:
Material(s): Steel
ebony
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
201 20 30 mm

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