Skull clamp with ebony handles
Skull--Surgery---Equipment and supplies
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Used to apply skull traction during surgery
Metal instrument with ebony handles that adjust to fit the clamp around the skull. The clamp has teeth on either side to secure the instrument to the skull.
Codman & Shurtleff
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Phisick Medical Antiques
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Clamp with ebony handles
Ebony and silver
Codman & Shurtleff, “Skull clamp with ebony handles,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed July 21, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16847.