Baker-Brown-type cautery clamp, Paris, France, 1867-1900

Made:
1867-1900 in Paris France and Paris
maker:
Collin et Compagnie

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Baker-Brown's cautery clamp, thin blades with auxilliary ivory plates and screw clamps, handles backed by horn plates, by Collin, from Charriere, Collin and Gentile collection, c. 1870

This instrument consists of thin blades with auxiliary ivory plates and screw clamps, and has handles that are backed by horn plates. It was manufactured by Collin of Paris, France and is from the Charrierre, Colin and Gentile collection. The clamp is a type designed by the surgeon Isaac Baker Brown (1812-1873) for use with a cautery iron

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A606204
Materials:
complete, gold (metal), horn, ivory and steel (metal)
type:
clamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
credit:
Drouot