2006.570.1: Rongeur, Cranial, 1941-1990

Additional Images

2006.570.1: Rongeur, Cranial.
Image No. 1648 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

'Devilbiss' skull cutter with spring, serrated grip handles and a short bite blade. 'DEVILBISS' stamped into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.570.1
Collection: Orthopaedics
Date: 1941-1990

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 20.1 cm
  • Width: 12.9 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • metal,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company
  • Owner: Dr. William Edward French
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Bill French [1920-1992] who was a general surgeon at the Burris Clinic, Kamloops British Columbia circa 1952 to 1972. In 1972 he joined the Workers Compensation Board in Vancouver and moved to Tsawwassen.