Surgical instruments in fitted case

Maker
W. Pepys (estab. 1750, closed 1863)
Date
Circa 1860
Description
Wooden and metal case, lined with dark red velvet. Contains two metal trephines with ebony handle (separate), one small brush with ivory handle, one pair of artery forceps with an ebony handle, skull saw with ebony handle, two lenticular with ebony handles (one shaped like a hammer with one pointed end and one flat, the other shaped like a chisel with a circular button on top), a metal elevator, and one small double edged saw. One object appears to be missing.
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Object detail

Date
Medium
wood, metal, ebony, velvet, ivory
Measurements
4.5 x 26.1 x 15.1 cm (closed)
2.6 x 26.1 x 30.5 cm (open)
Accession Number
MHM06111
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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