Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery Collections:
GLAHM 115685


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Skull Coronet

MANU Thackray Early 20th century Leeds and London England


Materials:
chrome plated steel
Dimensions:
215mm x 172mm x 118mm
Marks:
THACKRAY LEEDS & LONDON (stamped on the top)
Notes:
This item was used to create traction on the skull, usually for treatment of injuries to the cervical vertebrae. The screw pins would be tightened so that they penetrated the skull and hold it firmly.
Keywords:
TRACTION : MEDICAL : NURSING : GLASGOWCOLLEGEOFNURSING : SKULLCORONET : ORTHOPAEDICS : TEACHING : TRAINING : SKULL : CRANIUM : MH_ECK_CASE 1 :

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