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Gynaecological Instruments Associated With Mason Or Hewitts

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Set of gynaecological instruments associated with Mason or Hewitts.
Primary Inscriptions: Hooked Retractors: 'London' Metal bars: 'Euphine Venade' Pincers: 'Down Bros London' Scissored Retractors: 'A Browne Leicester London Made'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Two Hooked Retractors from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Two hooked retracting instruments. Each tool has an octagonal shaped handle which extends into a flattened, oval shaped stem before splitting into two shafts which curve back upon themselves to form a hook shape.
Primary Inscriptions: 'London'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Two Metal Bars from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Two metal bars. Each bar is made of a thin, flattened sheet of metal and curved at both ends. They are both stamped with name: 'Euphine Venade'.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Euphine Venade'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Hooked Surgical Needle from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Hooked surgical needle. Needle features a flattened metal handle with three grooves on front and reverse. Above handle is a thin stem which curves back on itself to form hook. Hook has indentations along both sides and has a small eye or hole at its tip.
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Two Pairs of Pincers from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Two pairs of pincers. Each pincer is made of a single piece of metal, folded back on itself before forming a crossover point. Metal is thickest at crossover point, forming a gripping surface. Pincer section features two curved sharp points which meet when grip section is depressed.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Down Bros London'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Pointed Tool from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Sharp steel point. Tool has a sharp, triangular shaped point at the head of a cylindrical metal stem. At base of stem is a rounded handle with four sets of grooves to allow user to grip tool.
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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Scissored Retractors from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: Set of steel scissor-like retractors. Tool has a two stems which meet at central crossover point. Each stem forms a curved point with a rubber casing. Both stem have two finger grips, below one finger grip is a ratcheted extension for holding retractors in open position.
Primary Inscriptions: 'A Browne Leicester London Made'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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XX Metal Bar (No.2 of 2) from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: One of two metal bars. Each bar is made of a thin, flattened sheet of metal and curved at both ends. They are both stamped with name: 'Euphine Venade'.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Euphine Venade'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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XX Hooked Retractor (No.2 of 2) from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: One of two hooked retracting instruments. Each tool has an octagonal shaped handle which extends into a flattened, oval shaped stem before splitting into two shafts which curve back upon themselves to form a hook shape.
Primary Inscriptions: 'London'
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Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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XX Pair of Pincers (No. 2 of 2) from Set of Gynaecological Instruments

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Inventory Number: 46594
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Brief Description: One of two pairs of pincers. Each pincer is made of a single piece of metal, folded back on itself before forming a crossover point. Metal is thickest at crossover point, forming a gripping surface. Pincer section features two curved sharp points which meet when grip section is depressed.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Down Bros London'
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Steel
Rubber

There are no associated narratives.

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