SURGERY
EGYPTIAN CIRCUMCISION
EGYPTIAN CIRCUMCISION
the first illustration of surgery, found on the wall of a tomb at the Sakkara cemetary in Memphis (2625-2475 BC, sixth dynasty)
EGYPTIAN CIRCUMCISION
EGYPTIAN INSTRUMENTS
EGYPTIAN INSTRUMENTS
surgical instruments illustrated on the Temple of Sobek and Horus (ca 181-146 BC)
EGYPTIAN INSTRUMENTS
BRONZE ROMAN SCALPEL
BRONZE ROMAN SCALPEL
2nd century
BRONZE ROMAN SCALPEL
ROMAN INSTRUMENTS
ROMAN INSTRUMENTS
2nd century bronze surgical instruments
ROMAN INSTRUMENTS
AENEAS BEING TREATED
AENEAS BEING TREATED
Aneas (between Venus and Ascanius) being treated by a physician, 1st century fresco from the Casa di Sirico, Pompeii
AENEAS BEING TREATED
SURGICAL FORCEPS
SURGICAL FORCEPS
1st century recovered at Pompeii
SURGICAL FORCEPS
PERSIAN SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
PERSIAN SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
from "Altasrif" by Albucasis, 13th century Latin translation
PERSIAN SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
EARLY TRANSPLANTATION
EARLY TRANSPLANTATION
Sts. Cosmas and Damian performing the miraculous transplantation of a leg, by Ambrosius Francken (late 16th century)
EARLY TRANSPLANTATION
AMPUTATION SET
AMPUTATION SET
Italian 17th century cased surgical set by Fugini, Brescia
AMPUTATION SET
AMPUTATION
AMPUTATION
from "Armamentarium Chirurgicum" by J. Scultetus, 1655
AMPUTATION
TIBETAN SURGICAL SET
TIBETAN SURGICAL SET
cover, likely 19th century Tibetan instruments
TIBETAN SURGICAL SET
SURGICAL SET
SURGICAL SET
from Tibet, likely 19th century
SURGICAL SET
KING HENRY VIII
KING HENRY VIII
handing the "Act of Union" to Thomas Vicary uniting barbers and surgeons, oil by Hans Holbein the Younger (1541)
KING HENRY VIII
EARLY SURGICAL SUITE
EARLY SURGICAL SUITE
"The Surgeon" by David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690)
EARLY SURGICAL SUITE
FISTULA LANCET
FISTULA LANCET
This is the only other example of the lancet invented by barber Charles-François Félix in order to repair the anal fistula of French King Loius IV in 1686
FISTULA LANCET
KING LOUIS XIV
KING LOUIS XIV
French King Louis XIV was troubled by a rectal fistula wihich was repaired by a newly invented lancet.
KING LOUIS XIV
AMBROSE PARÉ
AMBROSE PARÉ
great 16th century surgeon
AMBROSE PARÉ
AMPUTATION
AMPUTATION
from "A General System of Surgery" by Laurence Heister (1743)
AMPUTATION
AMPUTATION SET
AMPUTATION SET
Revolutionary War era British surgical set by Savigny (1770)
AMPUTATION SET
AMPUTATION KNIFE
AMPUTATION KNIFE
18th century knife by Price for a circular amputatioin
AMPUTATION KNIFE
EARLY AMPUTATION
EARLY AMPUTATION
mid 19th century amputation, oil by an unknown artist
EARLY AMPUTATION
GOUT
GOUT
"The Pain of Gout", etching by James Gillray (1799)
GOUT
ETHER INHALER
ETHER INHALER
(reproduction) of the first ether inhaler used by Dr. William Morton
ETHER INHALER
OPERATION USING ETHER
OPERATION USING ETHER
daguerreotype showing Dr. John Collins Warren performing an early operatioin using ether anesthesia in the operating room of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (1847)
OPERATION USING ETHER
ETHER APARATUSES
ETHER APARATUSES
(from left) Ombredanne with animal bladder by Drapier, ether drip bottle, mounted either inhaler by Collin
ETHER APARATUSES
CHLOROFORM DRIP BOTTLE
CHLOROFORM DRIP BOTTLE
Early 20th century.
CHLOROFORM DRIP BOTTLE
CHLOROFORM BOTTLES
CHLOROFORM BOTTLES
Turn of the century chloroform/ether bottles.
CHLOROFORM BOTTLES
CARBOLIC SPRAY
CARBOLIC SPRAY
with carbolic spray at Aberdeen by Douglas Guthrie (ca 1900)
CARBOLIC SPRAY
CARBOLIC SPRAY
CARBOLIC SPRAY
antiseptic double-spray device marked Institute de Beaule, late 19th century
CARBOLIC SPRAY
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
for lower extremity by Booth (ca 1830)
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
for upper extremity by Fli Loollini, mid 19th century
ARTERIAL TOURNIQUET
SUTURE TECHNIQUES
SUTURE TECHNIQUES
from "Illustrated Manuel of Operative Surgery" by Bernard & Huette (1855)
SUTURE TECHNIQUES
CATGUT SUTURE
CATGUT SUTURE
assorted sizes, 19th cetury
CATGUT SUTURE
MASTECTOMY
MASTECTOMY
"Armamentarium Chiruigicum" by Joannis Scultetus (1655)
MASTECTOMY
MASTECTOMY
MASTECTOMY
from "Traité complet d’anatomie de l’homme," 2nd ed. by J.M. Bourgery, Claude Bernard, and N.H. Jacob (1866-1871)
MASTECTOMY
BREAST FORK
BREAST FORK
for amputation, 18th century
BREAST FORK
SURGICAL ETUI
SURGICAL ETUI
surgical etui by Savigny, 18th century
SURGICAL ETUI
CHINESE COMPENDIUM
CHINESE COMPENDIUM
19th century surgical ebony/ivory handled surgical compendium.
CHINESE COMPENDIUM
THE GROSS CLINIC
THE GROSS CLINIC
"The Gross Clinic" by Thomas Eakins (1875)
THE GROSS CLINIC
THE AGNEW CLINIC
THE AGNEW CLINIC
Hayes Agnew at the surgical ampitheater in the University of Pennsylvania after which "The Agnew Clinic" was painted
THE AGNEW CLINIC
AGNEW'S SCALPEL
AGNEW'S SCALPEL
the scalpel that Hayes Agnew was holding when the famous "Agnew Clinic" was painted by Thomas Eakins
AGNEW'S SCALPEL
THE AGNEW CLINIC
THE AGNEW CLINIC
at The University of Pennsylvania by Thomas Eakins (1889)
THE AGNEW CLINIC
AMPUTATION SAW
AMPUTATION SAW
12th century Persian metacarpal saw.
AMPUTATION SAW
METACARPAL SAW
METACARPAL SAW
finger saw, hand carved ivory (ca 1800)
METACARPAL SAW
AMPUTATION SAW
AMPUTATION SAW
16th century from Germany
AMPUTATION SAW
AMPUTATION SAWS
AMPUTATION SAWS
collection of amputation saws, mid to late 19th century
AMPUTATION SAWS
HEINE'S OSTEOTOME
HEINE'S OSTEOTOME
Early complex horn handled 19th century chain saw instrument for amputation by Heine.
HEINE'S OSTEOTOME
A SURGEON WITH HIS INSTRUMENTS
A SURGEON WITH HIS INSTRUMENTS
daguerreotype of a surgeon with his instruments (ca. 1860)
A SURGEON WITH HIS INSTRUMENTS
AMPUTATION SET
AMPUTATION SET
by Spencer and Crocker (ca 1870)
AMPUTATION SET
FLAP AMPUTATION
FLAP AMPUTATION
from "Traité complet d’anatomie de l’homme," 2nd ed. by J.M. Bourgery, Claude Bernard, and N.H. Jacob (1866-1871)
FLAP AMPUTATION
CIRCULAR AMPUTATION
CIRCULAR AMPUTATION
from "Traité complet d’anatomie de l’homme," 2nd ed. by J.M. Bourgery, Claude Bernard, and N.H. Jacob (1866-1871)
CIRCULAR AMPUTATION
CAPITAL SURGICAL SET
CAPITAL SURGICAL SET
Parker's surgical set by Tiemann, late 19th century
CAPITAL SURGICAL SET
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
large pocket surgical set with various forceps and scalpel blades fitting universal handles by Tiemann (ca 1870)
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
EXHIBITION SURGICAL SET
EXHIBITION SURGICAL SET
surgical set by Aubry, 19th century
EXHIBITION SURGICAL SET
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
extensive pocket set by Aubry, late 19th century (surgical sharpening strop included)
FOLDING SURGICAL SET
EXCISION SET
EXCISION SET
Excision set with Butcher's saw by John Weiss & Son
EXCISION SET
CENTENNIAL SURGICAL SET
CENTENNIAL SURGICAL SET
Tiemann exhibition 1876 Centennial surgical set
CENTENNIAL SURGICAL SET
SITTING LIBERTY FIFTY CENT PIECE
SITTING LIBERTY FIFTY CENT PIECE
Minted in Philadelphia for admission to the World's Fair.
SITTING LIBERTY FIFTY CENT PIECE
CENTRAL BUILDING
CENTRAL BUILDING
Room where the centennial Tiemann surgical set was exhibited.
CENTRAL BUILDING
CENTENNIAL MEDAL
CENTENNIAL MEDAL
Won by the Tiemann surgical set at the 1876 World's Fair.
CENTENNIAL MEDAL
CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION INSTRUMENT DISPLAY
CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION INSTRUMENT DISPLAY
Codman & Shurtleff at the 1876 World's Fair
CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION INSTRUMENT DISPLAY
SURGICAL ADVERTISING
SURGICAL ADVERTISING
early 20th century
SURGICAL ADVERTISING
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