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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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)

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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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