|Title||Elliot's Obstetrical Forceps|
|Other Name||obstetric forceps|
|Year Range from||1865|
|Year Range to||1879|
|Description||1 pair Elliot's obstetrical forceps. Long steel blades have both cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks have crossover junction and are held in place by an English lock; handles open from lock to distal end; wooden handles have finger grip at top, four notches, and handrest at base; adjustable transverse pin at base of handle to control compression; marked: "Shepard & Dudley N.Y." at shank.|
|Notes||Title taken from Forceps Delivery Catalogue 1964 p. 190 fig. 85|
|Dimensions||H-7 W-8 L-38.5 cm|
Fenestration 1 1/4"
Cephalic curve 1 1/4"
Pelvic curve 2 1/2"
|Manufacturer or Distributor||Wallace Darrow & Co., New York; distributed by Shephard & Dudley, New Yor|
Elliott, George T., 1827-1871
|Lexicon sub-category||Obstetrical forceps|
|Object Name||Obstetrical forceps|