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Title: 1965T846 Stethoscope
Description: 1965T846
Medical instrument, Stethoscope, 1750-1850
The single-ear wooden stethoscope was developed from René Laënnec's paper roll of 1819. These were vase- or trumpet-shaped, turned in one piece from cedar, boxwood, ebony, or lignum vitae. They were superseded by two-ear stethoscopes from around 1886.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Keywords:
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Wood
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Pinto Collection
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Science and Industry
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Social history
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Health and Medicine
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Health
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Surgery
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Treen
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.