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Foerster's sponge forceps

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1975.3.38
Description
Scissor-like long forceps, 5-position catch, box joint; smooth, blunt, oval, fenestrated blades, slightly curved up from the flat.
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Accession Number
1975.3.38
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sponge
Description
Scissor-like long forceps, 5-position catch, box joint; smooth, blunt, oval, fenestrated blades, slightly curved up from the flat.
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
Doniger
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DONIGER // GERMANY"; "KROME [logo] PLATE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 23.75 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Wester Bros. catalogue, 1962, p. 47 (very similar to item #W47-211); 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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