Vaginal speculum (Weber's), ca. 1870

Title

Vaginal speculum (Weber's), ca. 1870

Subject

Photograph of a nineteenth-century speculum: Bi-valve speculum, nickel-plated with two concave blades; hinged blades joined by screw lock mechanism
which determines blade opening; stationary blade forms a shank with hard rubber handle, with cross-hatch
gripping surface; marked on shank: "Tiemann & Co."

Creator

Edmonson, James M.

Date

1870

Format

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Identifier

HDM 66

Rights

Gustav Weber Collection at the Howard Dittrick Museum of Historical Medicine, Cleveland Ohio

Files

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Citation

Edmonson, James M., “Vaginal speculum (Weber's), ca. 1870,” A la Recherche des Femmes Perdues, accessed November 12, 2018, http://onprostitution.oberlincollegelibrary.org/items/show/360.

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