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Stethoscope - Monoaural, Fergusson, circa 1890 Reg. No: SH 850219
- Stethoscope - Monoaural, Fergusson, circa 1890. Used in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia 1880-1940.
According to Dr Herbert Boyer these stethoscopes were still in use until late 1930s.
- A stethoscope made from tulip wood. Shape is similar to a wine glass with a long stem. Has a funnel-like section on top that serves as the earpiece and the rounded part at the bottom is the chestpiece.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, medical apparatus instruments, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Clinical|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920|
|Date Manufactured:||circa 1890|
|References:||Oral history, Dr Herbert Bower.|