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Needle - Eye Spud, Ramsay, circa 1930 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
|Dimensions:||8 mm (Height), 7 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|