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Title Hodge's long obstetrical forceps
Description 1 pair Hodge's obstetrical forceps; long steel blades have both cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks have a crossover junction and are held in place by a French lock with screw; handles open from lock to end of handles; handles are smooth and long; open slight upward curve from blades to base; half circle upward turn handle for finger grips; modification of Bandelocque long type forceps.
Notes

Title take from Tiemann Catalog 1879 p. 103 fig. 484
Dimensions H-8 W-6.5 L-40 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration 1 1/4"
Cephalic curve 2"
Pelvic curve 3 1/4"
Manufacturer or Distributor Horatio G. Kern, Philadelphia, PA
Object ID 0054
Accession number 0054
Search Terms Forceps
delivery
Birth
obstetric
obstetrical
Obstetrics
Gynecology
Gynecologist
Birth
Child
Childbirth
Lexicon category Delivery
Lexicon sub-category Obstetrical forceps
Object Name Obstetrical forceps
Height (cm) 8
Length (cm) 40