Wood, metal, horn, tortoise shell, papier-mâché
Overall: 3 1/2 x 20 x 5 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 50.8 x 14.6 cm )
impressed: on blade of straight knife: "SHARP[?]"
impressed: on blade of scalpel: "SHOT / WELL"
impressed: on blade of folding knife with tortoise shell handle: crown above a star
Rectangular wooden box containing set of eight surgical tools, including a saw, a knife with long curved blade, a knife with narrow straight blade, a scalpel, a folding knife in papier-mâché case, a folding knife with tortoise shell handle, a flat metal instrument roughly the size and shape of a tongue depressor, and a small two-pronged metal tool with flat circular head.
Gift of Miss Ethelwyn Bradish and Mrs. Mary Bradish Call in memory of their father, Walter Horace Bradish
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