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Dissection Kit - Animal, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: HT 2874

Summary:
Animal autopsy dissection kit in custom made case, including scalpels, mallet, files, saws and needles. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Oblong brown leather-covered box, lined with purple velvet.
Contains 12 instruments, including: Three suture needles (curved). Three scalpels with wooden handles. A large, heavy knife with rounded blade. A mallet. A saw, with removable blade and handle. Two files with flared chisel ends.
There is room in the box for other instruments, such as foreceps.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 8.50 cm (Height), 19.00 cm (Width), 37.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: anatomy, medical research, surgery
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
User: Ms Ayala Deasey - CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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