Item VC703-B14-i703017 - Bilateral circular receptor, 19th century

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VC703-B14-i703017

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Bilateral circular receptor, 19th century

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16.5 in. long. (42 cm.). Receptor is 5.25" diameter

Scope and content

Black lacquered metal bilateral circular receptor trumpet hearing device. There are two circular receptors back to back at the end of a single fixed tube. The receptor pans are partially covered forming two hollow convex receptors open in opposite directions. The earpiece is curved and made from vulcanite. There is a small ring on the tube section so that a user may wear it around their neck.

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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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1984.001.0017

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VC703017

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VC703017.jpg

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25.4 KiB

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