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Porte fillet with tape, London, England, 1887-1930
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Porte fillet with tape, London, England, 1887-1930
Porte fillet with tape, Lazerovitch, by Down Bros
Porte fillet with tape, Lazerovitch, by Down Bros., London, England, plated steel with cotton tape, 1887-1930.\r\nFull
Work Type
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Date
1887-1930
Location
London
Material
blunt hook, steel (plated)
tape, cotton
Measurements
overall: 50 mm x 310 mm x 10 mm, .134kg
Description
Porte fillet with tape, Lazarewitch, by Down Bros., London, England, plated steel with cotton tape, 1887-1930
Porte fillets aided delivery in difficult births. It is an obstetric instrument. A range of obstetric devices and tools are used for different applications depending on the circumstances. \n\nThe metal stem was known as an introducer. It was inserted into the birth canal. When it was withdrawn, the attached tape was left looped around the foetus. The physician or obstetrician gently pulled on the tape to assist delivery. This example was designed by J. Lazarewitch. It was made by instrument makers Down Brothers.
Porte fillets aided delivery in difficult births. It is an obstetric instrument. A range of obstetric devices and tools are used for different applications depending on the circumstances. \n\nThe metal stem was known as an introducer. It was inserted into the birth canal. When it was withdrawn, the attached tape was left looped around the foetus. The physician or obstetrician gently pulled on the tape to assist delivery. This example was designed by J. Lazarewitch. It was made by instrument makers Down Brothers.
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ID Number
co95655
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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