Leatherette midwifery set

Made:
1851-1910 in England

Pocket midwifery instrument set in leatherette case with metal catheter and two glass bottles with ground stoppers for Opium Tincture and Tr. Sec. Cornut (an early form of ergotamine). 70 mm x 37 mm x 32 mm, 185. Incomplete, inscribed ' Esquire Dukes'. English, 1851-1910.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A615350
Materials:
glass, incomplete, leatherette, opium tincture, trace and velvet
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust