Surgical instruments in fitted case

19th Century
Wooden and metal case, containing 1 small amputation knife, 2 small bone saws (one without a handle, 1 scalpel blade in a cardboard container, 1 trocar with wooden handle, 1 trephine with separate wooden handle, 1 small brush, 1 tenaculum hook with wooden handle, 1 tourniquet, 1 container of endoclytic tubes, 1 flat trocar with wooden handle, 1 length of surgical wire. Many items are missing.

Object detail

wood, steel
5.5 x 40.7 x 36.9 cm (open)
8.1 x 40.7 x 18.4 cm (closed)
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Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category


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