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Elliptical receptor or artificial hand, ca. 1875
17.5 in. long. (45 cm.). Bowl is 7 x 5 x 2.375" deep. Handle is 10.5"
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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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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.
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