Laryngoscope, England, 1870-1900

Made:
1870-1900 in England
maker:
Unknown

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Laryngoscope, reflector, and lens ..... onto, spectacle frame, personal relic of sir Lauder Brunton, English (?), 1870-1900

A laryngoscope assists the medical inspection of the throat and larynx. This laryngoscope is mounted in a spectacle frame. A leather bridge is added for comfort. These are personal relics of renowned physician Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton (1844-1916). He advanced research in pharmacology across Europe. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1874. Brunton received his knighthood in 1900 and a baronetcy in 1908.

Details

Category:
Clinical Diagnosis
Object Number:
A637898
Materials:
glass, leather and metal
Measurements:
mirror: 92 mm,
type:
laryngoscope, laryngoscope, diagnosis (ent) and diagnosis (ent) and laryngoscopes
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument

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