Mechanical leech, Europe, 1850-1900

Made:
1850-1900 in Europe
maker:
Unknown
patentee:
Charles Louis Stanislaus Heurteloup
Mechanical leech patented by Baron Heurteloup. Grey background.

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Mechanical leech patented by Baron Heurteloup. Grey background.
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Mechanical leech patented by Baron Heurteloup

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A600124
Materials:
case, wood and leech, brass
Measurements:
glass tube: 77 mm 25 mm,
type:
mechanical leech
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
credit:
Drew, H.G.