M0008263: Midwifery forceps seen from three sides

October 1941
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M0008263: Midwifery forceps seen from three sides. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Previous title, replaced September 2020: Forceps, midwifery, of Robert Wallace Johnson, MD.


Photograph of a drawing of a pair of midwifery forceps published Johnson, Robert Wallace: A new system of midwifery ... founded on practical observations, London : Printed for the author, and sold by D. Wilson and G. Nicol, 1769. The photograph was acquired by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and accessioned in 1936 (accession number PHO 8272).


October 1941

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the publication depicted in the glass plate negative: EPB/C/30528


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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