Skull elevators from trephination set

Made:
1771-1830
Two double-ended skull elevators. Part of a trephination kit made by Sirhenry. All the equipment needed for All the equipment needed for trephination – the process by which a hole is surgically made in the head – is in this

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Two double-ended skull elevators. Part of a trephination kit made by Sirhenry. All the equipment needed for
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

All the equipment needed for trephination – the process by which a hole is surgically made in the head – is in this
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Two double-ended skull elevators from trephination set by Sirhenry, French

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A121486 Pt1
Measurements:
part 2: 145 mm x 14 mm, 10 mm,
part 1: 162 mm x 15 mm, 10 mm,
type:
skull elevators and skull elevators and
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust