993.1324.1: Knife, Eye, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.1324.1: Knife, Eye. With cataract needle screwed in place for use
Image No. 1416 With cataract needle screwed in place for use; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Single ended handle with reversible cataract needle, straight.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1324.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 8.9 cm
  • Diameter: 0.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Handle
  • b) Cataract needle

Object Materials

  • blued steel,
  • chrome plate,
  • metal

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Vera Markham
  • History of Use: Dr. Vera Markham was with the Indian Health Service, retired in 1958.