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Perforated Stethoscope, 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 33790
Object Type:
Brief Description: Hollow wooden shaft with cone at one end. The small end has a threaded ivory head with a rim. The large end has an ivory cap with a central hole that screws onto an ivory disc. This instrument was used for the examination of perforated eardrums.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Ivory
Varnish
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
189 50 mm

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