Physician's walking stick with snake carving

Made:
1771-1870
maker:
Unknown

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Stick with octagonal physician's wooden walking stick with octagonal black handle and two snakes twined round shaft,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Stick with octagonal physician's wooden walking stick with octagonal black handle and two snakes twined round shaft,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Stick with octagonal physician's wooden walking stick with octagonal black handle and two snakes twined round shaft,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Stick with octagonal physician's wooden walking stick with octagonal black handle and two snakes twined round shaft,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Physician's wooden walking stick with octagonal black handle and two snakes twined round shaft, probably English, 1770-1870

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
A51939
Materials:
eyes, ivory, wood
type:
walking sticks costume (personal accessories), costume (personal accessories), physicians, walking sticks
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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