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Needle Holder - Scissor-Style, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850064

Summary:
Used for holding needles for suturing. Used in the surgery at Mont Park Mental Hospital, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia circa 1930.
Description:
Needle holder is curved scissor-shape with screw joint and rounded end. Opening between blades/jaws has a concave centre.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum)
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, needles, 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: Engraved: 120.
Place & Date Used: Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum), Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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