Medical Appliances Trade Catalogues for Hawksley and Sons, Surgical Appliances and Instrument Makers, Oxford Street, London
- Hawksley & Sons, Surgical Appliances and Instrument Makers (est.1869) of Oxford Street, London.
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
A series of six volumes of 'in-house' medical appliances trade catalogues of Hawksley & Sons of 357 Oxford Street, London, with many pasted-in cut-outs from journals, brochures and other printed sources, plus a number of hand-drawn ink or pencil diagrams and manuscript notes or instructions. The volumes also contain some loose inserts.
These volumes provide a wealth of information about the company's orthopaedic instruments, trusses, bandages and surgical appliances. The albums are not dated but appear to have been compiled from around the 1880s to the first decade of the 20th century. They are arranged by type as titled in gilt on the spines as follows:
I - Head, Neck, Ears, Nose (MS.8732)
II - Trusses, Urinals, Restraints (MS.8733)
III - Scoliosis, Potts, Lordosis, Exercise (MS.8734)
IV - Pelvis, Knee, Patella, Foot (MS.8735)
V - Mecahnism A. Arms, A. Legs, W. Cramp (MS.8736)
VI - Valgus, Equinus, Varus, Paralysis (MS.8737)