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Needle - Eye Spud, Ramsay, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850144

Used to remove foreign objects in the eye. Used in mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia circa 1930. This is an example of surgical equipmeny used in Victorian mental health hospitals.
Needle-fine copper tube with the end curved almost to 90 degrees. Thin bulb with tiny ring on the side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8 mm (Height), 7 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: eyes, psychiatric hospitals, surgical 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 - Surgery
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: Text: C/RAMSAY/2.
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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