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Hewitts Mouth Opener and Gag

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Inventory Number: 10662
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Claw-shaped metal mouth opener with slot, to fit on finger or thumb. Hollow, open on one end.

Invented by Sir Frederick Hewitt.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
58 22 mm


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