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Title Hodge's Obstetrical Forceps
Description 1 pair of Hodge's obstetrical forceps. Long, fenestrated nickel-plated blades with cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks have overlapping junction and are held in place by a French lock; long, smooth handles with a quarter turn out base for finger grip; manufactured by K-S Co. and marked on inside of handle.
Notes Title taken from Tiemann Catalog 1879 p.103 fig.484
Dimensions H-7 W-5.5 L-41 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration 1 1/4"
Cephalic curve 2 1/4"
Pelvic curve 2 3/4"
Object ID 1983.009.069
Accession number 1983.009
Collection Obstetrical Forceps
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) 7
Length (cm) 41