Curved Caesarean knife and cautery instruments, c 1879-1920.

Curved Caesarean knife and cautery instruments, c 1879-1920.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

The curved knife (bottom) was collected by Dr Robert Felkin, who witnesed it being used during a Caesarean section in Uganda, Central Africa. The two cautery instruments were collected by Rev John Roscoe from the Bayankole in Uganda. They consist of a straight iron in a wooden handle and were used for blistering the chest and head.

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