Syme's abscess knife

Made:
London
maker:
Down Brothers
and
Maw

Syme's abscess knife, steel, nickel-plated, by Maw of London, in wooden case by Down Bros of London, early 20th century

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A4878
Materials:
brass, complete, nickel plated, steel (metal) and wood
Measurements:
overall (case): 33 mm x 30 mm x 210 mm,
type:
abscess knife
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical knife