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Laryngeal Mirror - Oral, Metal, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850141
- Laryngeal mirror used for examining throats and mouths of patients at mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia, 1848-1950.
- Laryngeal mirror the size of a 1 cent coin. Has brass backing and frame. The handle is a very slightly curved brass stick, which is bent at one end, where it is soldered to the back of the mirror so the mirror is angled downward.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
|Dimensions:||1.50 cm (Width), 14.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||medical diagnostic tests, mirrors, psychiatric hospitals|
|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 1900|
|References:||card with exhibit.|