Item VC703-B11-i703074 - Elliptical receptor or artificial hand, ca. 1875

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VC703-B11-i703074

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Elliptical receptor or artificial hand, ca. 1875

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Extent

17.5 in. long. (45 cm.). Bowl is 7 x 5 x 2.375" deep. Handle is 10.5"

Scope and content

Brown vulcanite bowl/shell shaped sound collector device with wood handle attached to one end. It is a fabricated model of an abalone shell. The abalone shell is called an "ear shell." 10 inch long wood handle is not original to the device.

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In box

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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1984.001.0074

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VC703074

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VC703074.jpg

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image/jpeg

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29.1 KiB

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February 5, 2020 2:32 PM

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