998.1.10: Forceps, Tumor, 1951-1980

Additional Images

998.1.10: Forceps, Tumor.
Image No. 3838 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Tumor forceps with 3 x 3 curved sharp teeth, disjointing arms and ring handles. 'GERMANY' and 'R.W.I.' stamped into the surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 998.1.10
Collection: Gynaecology/Obstetrics/Contraception
Date: 1951-1980

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 25.5 cm
  • Width: 7 cm
  • Depth: 4 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • 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.