Simpson-type long midwifery forceps

Maker
James Young Simpson (b.1811, d.1870)
Date
Late 19th Century
Description
These forceps have moulded ebony finger grips and a small C curve on each arm between the hinge and fenestrated blades.

Object detail

Medium
steel, ebonite
Measurements
37.8 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm
Accession Number
MHML00148
Credit line
On long term loan from the Barrie Thompson Collection
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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