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Back of Ceremonial Shirt

Back of Ceremonial Shirt

AGFO 347-back of Man’s buffalo hide ceremonial shirt

Child's Shirt and Pants

Child's Shirt and Pants

AGFO 344-Child’s suit with elaborate beadwork

Back of Child's Shirt

Back of Child's Shirt

AGFO 345- back of Child's shirt, floral (Meti style) beadwork

Front of Ceremonial Shirt

Front of Ceremonial Shirt

AGFO 347-front of Man’s buffalo hide ceremonial shirt

Distilling apparatus (HOME 1853) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Distilling apparatus (HOME 1853) - Homestead National Monument of Ame...

Distilling apparatus in two parts. Top has an inverted blunt cone on the bottom and an overflow spout at the top and a spigot. Bottom has a spigot 3" from the bottom. At one side and at the bottom is an arrange... More

Agate Fossil Beds - Buckskin Leggings

Agate Fossil Beds - Buckskin Leggings

AGFO 167-buckskin leggings decorated with quillwork.

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the H...

Imprint 2.; Orange County.; On verso: S; March 3, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... More

The Agate Fossil Hills

The Agate Fossil Hills

The Agate Fossil Beds were the scene of important Miocene age discoveries in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Visitors now walk the Fossil Hills Trails and stand where paleontologists worked. From the histor... More

Lewis and Clark in the Land of Blackbird, "King of the Mahas"

Lewis and Clark in the Land of Blackbird, "King of the Mahas"

The map is a cartographic reconstruction of Lewis and Clark's journey through the Blackbird Study Area near the Missouri River. It was created in conjunction with a study by Ryan M. Cooper, Steven L. De Vore, a... More

[Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska].

[Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska].

Public domain image of a historic building, 16th, 17th, 18th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S. Seymour, delt. ; F. Kearney, sculpt.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S...

Illus. in: Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20,.../ compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition... Philadelphia : H.C. C... More

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announced as an elector of President and Vice-President of the United States, and that annunciation being approved of by respectable meetings in the County, I did not consider it ne

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announ...

Jackson, Andrew.; Campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 29, Folder... More

Smaulding family homestead -  Homestead National Monument of America

Smaulding family homestead - Homestead National Monument of America

Unknown individuals standing in front of the Smaulding family homestead near Clayton, New Mexico.

Stethoscope (HOME 1835) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Stethoscope (HOME 1835) - Homestead National Monument of America

Stethoscopes are an instrument used for auscultation, or listening to sounds produced by the body. It is used primarily to listen to the lungs, heart, and intestinal tract.

Ethyl chloride cylinder (HOME 1836)

Ethyl chloride cylinder (HOME 1836)

Metal cylinder that contained ethyl chloride. Used to administer anesthetic where regular equipment was not available. Manufactured by Gebauer.

Ethyl Chloride cylinder (HOME 1837)

Ethyl Chloride cylinder (HOME 1837)

Metal cylinder that contained ethyl chloride. Used to administer anesthetic where regular equipment was not available. Manufactured by Gebauer.

Syringe with case (HOME 1839)

Syringe with case (HOME 1839)

Syringe and case. Metal case has receptacles for 4 vials and 2 needles.

Syringe (HOME 1841) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Syringe (HOME 1841) - Homestead National Monument of America

Syringe with two rings for fingers and one ring for thumb on the plunger. Plunger shaft marked in inches. Body is glass lined with two windows cut into body so that contents are visible. Used for extracting bod... More

Syringe kit with case (HOME 1842)

Syringe kit with case (HOME 1842)

Syringe kit with case. Plunger is marked with numbers 5-40 M. Includes: syringe, carrying case, 3 needles, small catheter, valve for use with the catheter.

Map to illustrate an exploration of the country lying between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains, on the line of the Nebraska or Platte River

Map to illustrate an exploration of the country lying between the Miss...

Public domain image of a vintage map, geography atlas, maritime navigation, age of discovery, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Tooth extractor (HOME 1844) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tooth extractor (HOME 1844) - Homestead National Monument of America

Nickel plated tooth extractor. Number 15 is stamped on handle. Both handles curved to fit the hand, one handle curved to fit around the outside edge of palm. Much of the plating is worn off.

Tooth extractor (HOME 1845) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tooth extractor (HOME 1845) - Homestead National Monument of America

Tooth extractor. Manufactured by O. Helmold. One handle has curved end to fit around outside of edge of palm. Natural finish metal.

Tooth extractor (HOME 1846) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tooth extractor (HOME 1846) - Homestead National Monument of America

Tooth extractor with ivory handle. Tooth clamp is movable, semi-circular in shape. Instrument clamps on tooth and turns shaft clockwise. Shaft and clamp natural finished metal.

Whetstone (HOME 1847) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Whetstone (HOME 1847) - Homestead National Monument of America

Used to sharpen various instruments. Stone has a very fine grit. Includes the original blue box. Manufactured by Luther Grinder Manufacturing Co.

Suspension bridge, Stereoscope Card.19th century.  Boston Public Library Collection.

Suspension bridge, Stereoscope Card.19th century. Boston Public Libra...

Public domain image of a train station in Boston, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Timber prospects for the west by C. S. Harrison of May Flower Colony, York, Nebraska.

Timber prospects for the west by C. S. Harrison of May Flower Colony, ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 86, Folder 28.

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the right. Cadastral map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault A... More

Medicine Bundle Bowl and Bag

Medicine Bundle Bowl and Bag

Public domain photo of a 3d object, North and Central America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Tablecloth (HOME 328) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tablecloth (HOME 328) - Homestead National Monument of America

1852 woven tablecloth. Blue background with white patterns. Patterns in it include eagles, deer, flowers, etc., Border design around the edges. Date 1852 woven into one corner. Quite large and heavy.

Kansas from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories, etc"

Kansas from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physic...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories, etc". The title and subject terms of th... More

Nebraska Territory, May 1854 : Nebraska centennial, 1854-1954 : this map is the Nebraska section of the Nebraska Territory established May 1854 : authenticated by the Nebraska State Historical Society

Nebraska Territory, May 1854 : Nebraska centennial, 1854-1954 : this m...

Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map showing the Mormon, Oregon, Ox Bow, and California trails; routes of the Lewis & Clark, Mallet Brothers and Long expeditions; and historical sites. "This map prepared cou... More

Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing the location of the Indian Reserves according to the treaties of 1854

Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing the location of the In...

Presidential Messages to the Senate in the 35th Congress Transmitting Treaties and Other Papers Pertaining to Relations with the Pawnee Indians

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the delegation in Congress, from Pennsylvania.) By Charles Miner. Repeal of the Missouri compromise. [1854].

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 233, Folder 11.

Nebraska and Kanzas Historic map, Library of Congress

Nebraska and Kanzas Historic map, Library of Congress

Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes explored for Pacific railroad by Captain J.W. Gunnison and Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; shows route for a proposed railroad to the West Coast as Governor Stevens' Route & lin... More

Left Hand Splint (HOME 1856)

Left Hand Splint (HOME 1856)

Left hand wrist splint with a hand grip. Made of a hard yellow fiber. Stamped "Walker, 4L."

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... More

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... More

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the summer of 1857

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the sum...

Scale 1:316,800; 5 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Original air line and United States mail route! 1857. Spring arrangement. 1857. St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroad. The only direct route from Chicago or Joliet to St. Louis Kansas and Nebraska ... [Chicago? Ill.] 1857.
Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Covers North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and portions of Minnesota, Iowa, and Kansas. Shows routes of 20 exploration or survey parties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. At the head of title: "Expl... More

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [sic] and Nebraska to Fort Laramie and Salt Lake. New York, January 8, 1857.

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 10f.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Detailed map showing cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, and the railroad network. 1:1,140,480 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

map from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Territory"

map from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Ter...

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Territory". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal...

Public domain image of the vintage map from Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is a special... More

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... More

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebraska /

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebras...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fift...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 311. Each item includes subject's orig... More

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb.

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb.

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of NEB

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of NEB

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Thomas Mackentee stock near Sumner, Nebraska

Thomas Mackentee stock near Sumner, Nebraska

Picryl description: Public domain image of a rural farming landscape, agriculture, farm animals, livestock, farmers, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

David Lockwood to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, July 24, 1860  (Wants to be Indian agent in Nebraska Territory)
Robert Hunter ranch six miles northwest of Broken Bow, Nebraska.

Robert Hunter ranch six miles northwest of Broken Bow, Nebraska.

Public domain image of cattle, livestock, farm animals, agriculture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Hon. Thomas Weston Tipton of Neb.

Hon. Thomas Weston Tipton of Neb.

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Newman, Rev. John P., (1826-1899) Methodist Episcopal Bishop of Omaha and San Francisco.

Newman, Rev. John P., (1826-1899) Methodist Episcopal Bishop of Omaha ...

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, Wednesday, April 17, 1861  (Appointment of governor for Nebraska)
Nebraska Territory Legislature, Wednesday, December 11, 1861  (Legislative act)
Civil War Block -  Homestead National Monument of America

Civil War Block - Homestead National Monument of America

Location: Gage County Historical Society & Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War.  The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was in... More

Bell, Neb - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Civil War Block -  Homestead National Monument of America

Civil War Block - Homestead National Monument of America

Location: Gage County Historical Society and Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War.  The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was ... More

Bottle corker (HOME 1889) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Bottle corker (HOME 1889) - Homestead National Monument of America

Bottle corker. Wooden handle and an aluminum base.

Elbow Splint (1858) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Elbow Splint (1858) - Homestead National Monument of America

DuPuy adjustable wire anterior elbow right angle splint number 73. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw Indiana. Edges of wire are protected by narrow metal band, soldered to the wire. Some plating i... More

Surgical clamp (HOME 1872) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1872) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. "BETZ, GERMANY" and "JAU" are stamped on the handle.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1877) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1877) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. The two pieces are detachable. Lock has 3 positions. (J)? RUAX (first letter indistinct) stamped on one handle. Germany on the other. Number 1 stamped inside surface of both handles.

Catheter (HOME 1893) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter (HOME 1893) - Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter. Small ring near the top. This instrument may be disassembled at the center. Area near the tip is flexible.

Scalpel (HOME 1865) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Scalpel (HOME 1865) - Homestead National Monument of America

Scalpel with red case. Manufactured by H. Mernstein & Sons. Bone handle. Always carried by Dr. Cross in his vest pocket.

Hand Splint (HOME 1862) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Hand Splint (HOME 1862) - Homestead National Monument of America

Hand splint. Item has been used, some of material adheres to the metal. Two cloth straps join the two major sections. These are held in place by metal retaining loops soldered to the wire. The longer section ha... More

Dilator (HOME 1868) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Dilator (HOME 1868) - Homestead National Monument of America

Dilator for nostrils. Set screw to hold instrument is missing. Spring to hold it open is rusty. No manufacturers marks.

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1884)

Suturing Needle Holder (HOME 1884)

Suturing Needle Holder. Sliding clamp on one side, opposite side of handle is grooved to improve the grip. The end of each side of the handle is cut out to form an oval.

Syringe and Case (HOME 1840)

Syringe and Case (HOME 1840)

Syringe and case. Syringe plunger turns to lock closed. Has 1 needle in case. Room in case for 6 vials and 2 needles. Case is plated brass, most of the plating is worn off the high spots on the case. Manufactur... More

Catheter (HOME 1894) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter (HOME 1894) - Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter. The instrument is bent until the end is at a 90 degree angle to the main tube.

Medical stirrup (HOME 1903) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Medical stirrup (HOME 1903) - Homestead National Monument of America

Medical stirrup. Bar and pin fasten item to a table. The bar has eight notches for adjustment of the stirrup.

Inhaler (HOME 1881) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Inhaler (HOME 1881) - Homestead National Monument of America

Inhaler. This item has a hollow plastic handle for the patient to hold onto. Fastened to the handle is a two piece 3" holder for cotton that is to be saturated with chloroform. Attached to this are two hollow ... More

Probe (HOME 1882) -  Homestead National Monument of America
Surgical clamp (HOME 1910) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1910) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. Clamps are painted with aluminum paint. At the back, a wing screw to adjust the rods for height. The top of each rod is bent to 90 degree angle with main part of rod.

Tweezers (HOME 1886) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tweezers (HOME 1886) - Homestead National Monument of America

Tweezers. One side is stamped "PENN S. M. CO." On other side is stamped "GERMANY." Grasping ends designed to interlock, one side has a notch, other side is cut to fit into the notch.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1875) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1875) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. Community stamped on one handle. Number 281 stamped on both handles. Clamp has 3 locking positions. Designed to used with thumb and one finger.

Cervical dilator (HOME 1898) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Cervical dilator (HOME 1898) - Homestead National Monument of America

Cervical dilator. 11 position lock. Lock has been repaired, apparently with a rivet. Nickel plated, except at springs, which are blue steel.

Ventilated Socket (HOME 1909) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Ventilated Socket (HOME 1909) - Homestead National Monument of Americ...

Ventilated socket controller. McIntosh Electrical Corporation, No. 3010, Serial number 1430. Control is by knob that is turned to move it to numbered positions.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1871) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1871) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. Handles formed to fit the thumb on one side and two fingers on the other. The nose and handle bent to form "S" shape. Clamp to hold instrument closed is broken, it has been repaired with wire.... More

Lancet (HOME 1896) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Lancet (HOME 1896) - Homestead National Monument of America

A lancet is a blood-sampling device. Two knives in brass case, which is hinged at one side. Manufactured by Joseph Allen and Sons, Sheffield England. Approximately 1/2" from the end of the blades are arrow head... More

Forceps (HOME 1900) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Forceps (HOME 1900) - Homestead National Monument of America

Forceps. Nickel plated. Octagon shaped handle. Instrument has flattened and curved end with small ball formed at tip. "Pat. Pending" stamped on the shaft.

Clavicle Splint (HOME 1861) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Clavicle Splint (HOME 1861) - Homestead National Monument of America

DuPuy adjustable wire Hawes Clavicle splint #47. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. This item has 2 wire sections, held together with 3 cloth belts. Wires rusted in few places.

Elbow Splint (1855) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Elbow Splint (1855) - Homestead National Monument of America

Adjustable fiber posterior elbow splint, number 19, adult. Manufactured by Geo. L. Warren & Co., Niles Michigan. Right angle bend. Flesh colored fiber. Many surface cracks in interior of the splint.

Strop (HOME 1906) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Strop (HOME 1906) - Homestead National Monument of America

A strop is a device, typically a strip of leather, for sharpening straight razors. Handle portion is made of bent wire to form a rectangle. Clamp stamped "ZIG ZAG, CHICAGO, IL. A." Pat. numbers are illegible ... More

Catheter (HOME 1895) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter (HOME 1895) - Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter. Last section is removable and threaded.

Surgical saw (HOME 1867) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical saw (HOME 1867) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical saw. Blade 7 1/4" long, 1 5/16" wide. Blade fastened to handle with a screw.

Elbow Splint (HOME 1859) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Elbow Splint (HOME 1859) - Homestead National Monument of America

DuPuy adjustable wire elbow splint number 17. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. Made of two sections of wire by and adjustable lock with a wing nut to adjust the angle. Paper label is at... More

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... More

Surgical clamp (HOME 1878) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1878) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. Lock has two positions, nose bent slightly to the side. One handle has "Japan" stamped on the inside surface. JAC stamped on both handles. Other handle has illegible name of manufacturer stamped on it.

Surgical clamp (HOME 1873) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1873) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. "OTTO AND SONS" stamped on handle. Clamping device to hold the instrument closed is a pin and a hole for the pin to fit into.

Left Forearm Splint (HOME 1857)

Left Forearm Splint (HOME 1857)

Left forearm splint in yellow colored fiber. Stamped on item- "Walker 2L." Other letters on the item are illegible.

Probe (HOME 1912) -  Homestead National Monument of America
Tweezers (HOME 1887) -  Homestead National Monument of America
Surgical clamp (HOME 1879) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp (HOME 1879) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical clamp. Two pieces, detachable, single position lock. Grasping end has curved ends that slide past each other. Instrument has 30 degree bend in handles. Each handle has number "8" stamped on inside surface.

Surgical scissors (HOME 1902) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical scissors (HOME 1902) - Homestead National Monument of Americ...

Surgical scissors. Nickel plated. Finger rings on handle rusted. Number 19 stamped near the pivot pin.

Surgical saw (HOME 1880) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical saw (HOME 1880) - Homestead National Monument of America

Surgical saw. with a circular blade 1 1/16" diameter, 15/16" long. Handle is removable. Sliding pin in center. No identifying marks.

Catheter (HOME 1892) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter (HOME 1892) - Homestead National Monument of America

Catheter. This tube has a bulb at one end with 17 small holes in it. Manufactured by Huston Bros.

Scalpel (HOME 1866) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Scalpel (HOME 1866) - Homestead National Monument of America

Scalpel. Black bone handle. A Kuhlman stamped on the blade. Used to quickly cut the tissue of extremities to permit cutting the bone in amputations.

Forceps (HOME 1901) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Forceps (HOME 1901) - Homestead National Monument of America

Forceps. Entire instrument is made from one piece of metal. "SYCYRS" and "13592" stamped on the handle. On the other side of the handle is stamped "CAN. PAT. SEPT. 1, 97". End flattened last 1 1/2" spirals to t... More

Hand Splint (HOME 1860) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Hand Splint (HOME 1860) - Homestead National Monument of America

Hand splint. Two sections 7 1/2" long are joined by a wing nut so that it may be used for either hand. A cloth strap with 2 rings for fastening it runs through a metal retainer soldered to the wire. This has ... More

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