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Skene's tenaculum forceps

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1975.3.21
Description
Long, scissor-like instrument, curved on the flat, and disjointable; single, inward-facing hook at each tip; single catch, post on lower blade.
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Accession Number
1975.3.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps --tenaculum
Description
Long, scissor-like instrument, curved on the flat, and disjointable; single, inward-facing hook at each tip; single catch, post on lower blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
C.H. Gluthe (?)
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: dark grey (almost black)
Inscriptions
"C H. GLUTHE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Nickel plate almost all worn off, giving a black appearance.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 5126 (item #E/-5100); Tiemann, 1889, p. 556 (item #3825); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
Images
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