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Hunter's lithotomy knife

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Dates
1770
1799
1770-1799
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1986.19.1
Description
A curved blade, sharpened on both sides and incorporating a file, is riveted into a cross-hatched ivory handle.
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Accession Number
1986.19.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Calculi
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
A curved blade, sharpened on both sides and incorporating a file, is riveted into a cross-hatched ivory handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. F. Balch of Northwood, UK.
Maker
Savigny
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1770
1799
1770-1799
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 18c."
Material
metal: dark grey
ivory: off-white
Inscriptions
"Savigny"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 9.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Chips broken off the tip and the broad blade of the knife.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert Note: match for # 993.004.121
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Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert
Note: match for # 993.004.121
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped with Jetter & Scheerer logo, consisting of a caduceus (i.e., a sceptre with a snake wrapped around it forming an "S") topped by a pointed crown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog," 17th ed., 1967, p. 298, item 390-115; 993004121; CD #3
Images
Less detail