Hernia bistoury

Made:
1851-1900 in Dublin
maker:
Read

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Hernia bistoury, steel, folding, in ivory sheath, with hinged cutting blade, by Read of Dublin, second half 19th century

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A618513
Materials:
ivory and steel
type:
hernia bistouries and surgery (general) folding, hernia bistouries and surgery (general)
credit:
Snow, C.G.