Barnes long midwifery forceps

Maker
1. Fannin
2. Down Bros (estab. 1874, closed 1902)
Date
Circa 1829-1890
Description
Two sets of Barnes' midwifery forceps with long blades and handles, and ebony-clad handles.
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Object detail

Other Maker
Fannin ▫ set 1
Down Bros (estab. 1874, closed 1902) ▫ set 2
Medium
plated metal and ebonised wood
Measurements
7.7 x 38.5 x 8.5 cm (each)
Accession Number
MHM02557
Inscriptions
maker's mark ▫ stamped into handles: 'FANNIN/DUBLIN' and 'BARNES/FORCEPS'
maker's mark ▫ stamped into handles: 'DOWN BORTHERS/BOROUGH LONDON/ST. THOMAS ST'
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category

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