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Liston's amputation knives

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1972.17.1
Description
Two metal knives (b,c) with ridged handles for gripping; in a wooden case (a).
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Accession Number
1972.17.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Skin Transplantation
Surgery, Plastic
Description
Two metal knives (b,c) with ridged handles for gripping; in a wooden case (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 43.0 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - knife - Size: Length 33.8 cm
c - knife - Size: Length 33.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Stuart Gordon of Toronto; given to him by Dr. Gordon Gallie.
Maker
Down Brothers
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Adhesive tape label on top of box has, "Dr. Gordon's skin graft knives - to be returned to B.O.R." [operating room "B"?]; both knives have "SG" stamped on handles - for "Stuart Gordon"?
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Down Brothers catalogue, 1901, p. 14 (similar to Figures 22 and 26); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon Gallie as skin grafting knives; Dr. Gallie was a general surgeon; Dr. Gordon was a plastic surgeon.
Images
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