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Title Weber's speculum
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1890
Description Vaginal speculum designed by Dr. Gustav Weber. Bi-valve speculum, nickel-plated with two concave blades; hinged blades joined by screw lock mechanism which determines blade opening; stationary blade forms a shank with hard rubber handle, with cross-hatch gripping surface; marked on shank: "Tiemann & Co."
Dimensions H-6 W-9 L-15.5 cm
Manufacturer or Distributor George Tiemann & Co., New York
Object ID 0066
Accession number 0066
Artist Weber, Gustav C. E.
Collection Weber Collection
People Weber, Gustav C.E. (1828-1912)
Search Terms speculum
Gynecology
vaginal speculum
vagina
vaginal
dilation
Lexicon category Dilatation
Lexicon sub-category Speculum
Object Name Vaginal
Height (cm) 6
Length (cm) 15.5
Material Nickel/Rubber