Doctor's bag Public Deposited

A leather doctors bag, donated by J.M. Batcheller, M.D., in March 1961. The black leather bag measures 42 x 14.5 x 19 cm. The case contains: 1) two retractors, 2) Wieders small tongue depressor, 3) Bosworths steel tongue depressor, 4) four bougies, sizes 15, 24, 26, and 29, 5) two uterine curettes, 6) minor surgery knife, marked "Rockey, England," 7) three sounds, 8) placental curette, 9) three urethral sounds, marked "W.C. & Co.," 10) plain bone shears, 11) curved tissue scissors, 18 cm long, 12) tonsillotome, 13) spiral placental curette, 14) mouth gag, 15) double ended vaginal speculum, 16) double bladed vaginal speculum, 17) Simpsons uterine sound, 18) curved compression forceps, 19) two curved tenaculum forceps, 20) small vulsellum forceps, 21) graduated uterine sound, 22) nasal cutting forceps, 23) Cushings vulsellum forceps, 24) straight vulsellum, 18 cm long, 25) uterine dilator, 29 cm long, 26) plain uterine douche, 29 cm long, 27) two hemostatic forceps, 28) tissue scissors, 19 cm long, 29) spoon curette, 18 cm long, 30) rectal proctoscope, 13 cm long, 31) metal syringe with double aspirator nozzle, 32) sphygmomanometer, with printed instruction booklet, 33) two sharp uterine curettes, without handles, 34) two spoon curettes, without handles, 35) double-ended blunt uterine curette, 25 cm long, 36) two placental forceps, 25 and 30 cm long, 37) two small hemostatic forceps, 38) curette handle, 39) regular pattern nasal scissors, 40) double-ended tonsil spatula and knife, 41) throat forceps, 42) three metal cotton applicators, 29 cm long, 43) thin eyed probe, 28 cm long, 44) seven metal sounds, French scale sizes 19, 20, 23, 27, 29, and 31, 45) Recamiers uterine sound, 26 cm long, 46) catheter with single loop handle, 24.2 cm long, 47) Leonards uterine douche, 27.5 cm long, 48) purple cloth instrument roll with instrument loops, 49) Mathieu-Kersten needle holder, 20 cm long, 50) trocar set in a small case, with three needles, 51) angled nasal knife, 21.5 cm long, 52) bone chisel, 13 cm long, 53) wire dilator with screw adjustment, and 54) metal pipette. The case and instruments are in good condition.

Medical Museum Collection, Shelf 5A3

ca. 1920's

One of four digital photographs (with 77-92_1_78b.jpg, 77-92_1_78c.jpg, and 77-92_1_78d.jpg) of a doctors bag filled with instruments. In this image, the black leather bag is shown closed and set on a gray counter. A printed instruction booklet with red cover has been set in front of it. A ruler has been placed in the foreground for size comparison.

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