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Dates
1831
1880
c. 1831-1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.202.1 a-b
Description
Cylindrical wooden case with a highly polished surface; two pieces: a hollow, rounded case (a) and a tapered piece that acts as a lid (b), closed by a threaded stump protruding from (b).
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Accession Number
1969.202.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Cautery
Description
Cylindrical wooden case with a highly polished surface; two pieces: a hollow, rounded case (a) and a tapered piece that acts as a lid (b), closed by a threaded stump protruding from (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1831
1880
c. 1831-1880
Date Remarks
Most likely made by John Weiss & Son, as it is almost identical to the caustic case in 1975.10.2. The "& Son" was added to the John Weiss Co. in 1831, and after 1880, it appears that most caustic cases were made from silver, not wood.
Material
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Books
Reference Comments
https://www.haag-streit.com/john-weiss/history-jw/#c160361
Various surgical instrument catalogues from the 1700s to the early 1900s.
Images
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