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Desmarre's eyelid retractor

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Dates
1850
1910
circa 1850-19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1934.5.8
Description
Eye retractor is a nickel-plated brass (?) instrument with an ivory handle.
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Accession Number
1934.5.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- eye
Vision
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- lid
Description
Eye retractor is a nickel-plated brass (?) instrument with an ivory handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
Shepard & Dudley
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1850
1910
circa 1850-19
Date Remarks
10
Material
metal: dark grey
ivory: yellowish-white
Inscriptions
"SHEPARD & DUDLEY N.Y." on side of handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 14.2 cm x Width 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
A few rust stains on ivory; metal finish dull.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 151 (identical to Fig. 1854)
Images
Less detail