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Title Lusk's Tarnier's Axis-Traction Obstetrical Forceps
Year Range from 1930
Description 1 pair of Lusk's Tarnier's axis-traction obstetrical forceps. Chromium-plated steel; fenestrated blades have both cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks are flat and overlapping; shanks join and are held in place by French lock; German lock at top of handles; smooth, black hard rubber handles are slightly curved and short with quarter circle turn at distal ends; no finger grips; marked: "Tiemann" at shank; traction rods attached to blades and held in place by axis-traction handle; ebony axis-traction handle is 12.5cm long.
Notes Title taken from Tiemann Catalog 1989 p.543 fig. 3779
Dimensions H-2 W-5 L-40 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration 1 1/2"
Cephalic curve 2"
Pelvic curve 3/4"
Object ID 1987.020.003
Accession number 1987.020
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) 2
Length (cm) 40