Inscribed on blades: "Schlotterbeck & Co. Portland ME"; on upper screw: "PatD. FEB 24 1874"
Storage Room 0010
Length 20.3 cm
Plating wearing off; missing nut; rust on blades; left rivet has been replaced by a copper rivet.
UHN artefact files;
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.