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Antrum Tube - Chrome, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850150

Used 1900-1950 in Victorian mental health hospital for ear and sinus conditions. This is an example of surgical equipment used in Victorian mental health hospitals.
Chrome tube has bulb and ring attached. 3mm thick curved end with eye has a closed end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20 mm (Height), 9 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: ears, psychiatric hospitals, surgical 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 - Surgery
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: card with exhibit.

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