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Pocket surgical instrument set, London, England, 1846-1901
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Pocket surgical instrument set, London, England, 1846-1901
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This instrument set is easily portable, designed to fit into a surgeon’s or physician’s pocket. It contains a range of instruments including bistouries, artery forceps, folding scalpels, lancets, forceps for dissection and dressing wounds, and a knife for cutting abscesses. Most of them are made from steel, copper and silver-plated metal and fold into protective tortoiseshell handles to make them easier and safer to carry. The owner of this instrument set added some silk cord for sutures – for stitching up wounds. maker: Matthews Place made: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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