Surgical instrument set, London, England, 1810–1812

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Surgical instrument set, London, England, 1810–1812. A large range of the equipment an army surgeon may have needed to perform various surgical operations and care for the welfare of soldiers is in this 40–piece instrument set. The set includes equipment for amputation – knives, saws and tourniquets – trephination, dentistry and removing bullets. Surgery. Field hospital. Cannula. Lenticular. Tenaculum. Contributors: Science Museum, London. Work ID: zava88mp.

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