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Title: 1965T847 Surgeon's Instrument Case
Description: 1965T847
Medical instrument - Surgeon's Instrument Case, c1798
This surgeon's mahogany instrument case was used by William Aston, a surgeon, about 1798. It contains five scalpels with ebony handles, made by Laundy. The silver blow pipe was used for inflating blood vessels in dissection.

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
   
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.