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Object/Catalog Number 1962.7.1
Object Name Surgical Kit (Ivory Handles)
Accession Number 1962.7
Collection Miscellaneous Surgical Instruments
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Surgical
Description Set of eleven surgical instruments, seven of which have ivory handles; four are all metal. Instruments are housed in red, velvet-lined, wood, carrying case. Kit was manufactured by John Rorer at his Surgical Instrument Manufactory, No. 179 Mulberry or Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA. Manufacturer's label mounted on interior of case lid.
Material Metal, ivory, wood, velvet
Length (in) 3
Width (in) 7.25
Height (in) 1.125
Condition Good
Notes DISPLAY ( Ivory-handled instruments)

Instruments have been removed from case and are on view in "Dental Collection Case Display," Kornberg School of Dentistry , 3rd Floor, Office of Admissions & Student Affairs Reception Area.
People Leitch, Maurice L.
Number of images 2.0
Credit line Gift of Maurice L. Leitch
Catalog date 2010-04-22
Dimensions H-1.125 W-7.25 L-3 inches
Caption Surgical Kit w/Ivory Handles
Condition Notes Instruments are good condition. Case in fair condition.
Old ID number 19-125
Source Leitch, Maurice L.
Made United States: John Rorer Surgical Instrument Manufactory, Philadelphia, PA
Exhibits on View Dental Collection Case Display