993.1325.1: Forceps, Eye, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.1325.1: Forceps, Eye. Desmarres Chalazion forceps
Image No. 611 Desmarres Chalazion forceps; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

DESMARRES Chalazion forceps with set screw. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '2' stamped into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1325.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 9 cm
  • Width: 2.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • Owner: Dr. Vera Markham
  • History of Use: Dr. Vera Markham was with the Indian Health Service, retired in 1958.