Item VC703-B14-i703015 - Stethoscope tube, ca. 1840

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VC703-B14-i703015

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Stethoscope tube, ca. 1840

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Extent

16 in. long. (41 cm.). Mouthpiece is 4.25" diameter

Scope and content

Dark, tarnished metal hearing device that resembles a stethoscope. It has two earpieces that hang from the ears and one funnel mouthpiece with a clip on the back of the metal funnel mouthpiece for the user to fasten to their clothing or pocket. The tubes running from each earpiece to the mouthpiece are composed of rubber.

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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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1984.001.0015

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VC703015

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VC703015.jpg

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25.6 KiB

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