Kramer type aural speculum, London, England, 1870-1901

Made:
1870-1901 in London
maker:
S Maw, Son & Thompson

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Kramer's aural speculum, steel, by S. Maw, Son and Thompson of London, 1870-1901

The ear cavity was viewed using this steel aural speculum. It is funnel-shaped. It expands by opening the handles. This allowed a better view, or a tube or instrument to be inserted into the cavity. It was made in London by instrument maker S. Maw, Son and Thompson. Wilhelm Kramer (1801-75), was a German otologist. Otology is the study of the ear.

Details

Category:
Clinical Diagnosis
Object Number:
A134919
type:
speculum
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument