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GYNAECOLOGICAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTION

Gyaecological Speculae - tubular pattern

055: Fergusun’s mirror
[gum-coated glass; c.1850s]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

056: Fergusun’s
[metal]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

042:
Charriere Trivalve Speculum
[Modified by Dupuytren; missing obvturtator]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

053: Pewter
[missing ebony obturator]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

052: Jobert’s
[boxwood, with obturator]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

043: Madame Boivin [?]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

Gyaecological Speculae - single-bladed pattern

054: Sims
[double-ended]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

057: Doyen
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura

041: Auvard
[with fixed weight]
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura

058: Roques
[for lateral walls]
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura
[qualified MD 1979]

059: Gervis
[vaginal wall depressor]
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura
[qualified MD 1979]

Gyaecological Speculae - multi-bladed pattern

051: Cusco
[two-bladed; Weiss screw-lever]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

074: Cusco
[two-bladed, virginal]
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

045: Coxeter [?]

[two-bladed; screw-lever with obturator]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

044: Philip Ricord

[two-bladed; c.1840s]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

050: Nott
[three-bladed]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

049: Meadow
[three-bladed]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

047: Plum
[three-bladed with obturator; c.1830s]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

046: Weiss
[three-bladed; c.1870s]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation



048: Meadow
[four-bladed]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

Gyaecological Instruments & Accessories

061: Uterine Caustic holder
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

062: Hall's scarifying lancet
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation
 
073: Sims Uterine curette
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

066: Sims' uterine elevator [?]
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

063: Playfair's uterine probe
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

068: Uterine sponge holder
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

070: Hawkin's-Ambler's dilator set
for cervical dilatation
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

071: Uterine ring pessary
sizes 62&90, for uterine prolapse
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura
[qualified MD 1979]

064: Simpson's uterine sound
Prov.:Wellcome Institute donation

065: Simpson's utrerine sound
jointed for portability
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

075: Ramsey's uterine vulsellum
straight, 2x2 teeth
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

076: Lewer's uterine vulsellum
lateral curve, 2x2 teeth
Prov.: Dr. Alfred Portelli

067: Zwancke's pessary
[?]
for uterine prolapse
Prov.: Wellcome Institute donation

072: Uterine Hodge pessary
for uterine malposition
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura
[qualified MD 1979]



069: Lippes' loop with applicator
intrauterine contraceptive device
Prov.: Prof. C. Savona-Ventura
[qualified MD 1979]



 
   
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