993.1125.1: Knife Set, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.1125.1: Knife Set.
Image No. 4123 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A set of six operating knives in a case. Suppliers name 'J.STEVENS & SON' stamped into five of the scalpels, manufacturer 'J.GREY & SON SHEFFIELD' and supplier 'C&S.S.Co MONTREAL' stamped into a sixth scalpel handle. One of the scalpels, part g is not original to the set. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1125.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 18 cm
  • Height: 2.5 cm
  • Width: 6.2 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case
  • b) Scalpel no.3
  • c) Scalpel no. 3
  • d) Scalpel no. 3
  • e) Scalpel no. 3
  • f) Scalpel no. 4
  • g) Scalpel, curved blade

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: J. Stevens & Son
  • Manufacturer of part g) : J. Grey & Son