Pocket surgical instrument kit

Date
Unknown
Description
Surgical instruments including scalpels, tweezers and needles in a metal case housed inside a leather purse.
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Object detail

Other Maker
J. Ellwood Lee Co. (closed 1905) ▫ silk ligature
Date
Medium
metals, cardboard, ink, silk, leather
Measurements
12.9 x 6.5 x 2.8 cm (case)
Accession Number
MHM01487
Credit line
Gift of Ms Lorna Mitchell
Inscriptions
maker's mark ▫ 'ZOELLE & ROSS LTD' with logo in triangle ▫ various instruments
maker's mark ▫ rearing lion. ▫ various instruments
name/inscriptions ▫ on winder: 'SURGEONS/Pure Silk Warranted/No. 6/J. ELLWOOD LEE CO./Conshohocken, Pa.' and 'GENUINE/Chinese Silk./Tsatlee' ▫ silk ligature
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category

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