Amputation set made by S. Maw & Son of Aldersgate Street London.
Auroscope invented by John Brunton
The auroscope was invented by John Brunton a licentiate of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Cambridge Portable Electrocardiograph
An early, portable version of an electrocardiograph dating from the 1930s.
A set of lamps for surgical and diagnostic use produced by Cameron's Surgical Speciality Company of Chicago in the 1920s.
Cupping was a treatment of great antiquity which could be performed either wet (after the skin had been cut) or dry.
Dr David Livingstone Humerus Cast
The cast shows an old healed fracture which proved that remains transported from Ilala in Central Africa to London via Zanzibar were indeed those of Dr David Livingstone.
Examination chair used by Adam Brown Kelly
This chair for clinical examination and operative procedures was made by Mayer and Meltzer sometime in the 1890’s.
Jackson 'focus' X-Ray Tube
Designed by Professor Herbert Jackson, of King’s College, London in 1894, for experiments with cathode rays, this type of tube was found to be ideal as a means of generating X-rays, following their discovery by Roentgen in 1895.
Lister Carbolic Spray
Lister's success with antiseptic procedures revolutionised the treatment of disease and injuries.
Maister Peter Lowe's gloves
These gloves are believed to have belonged to Maister Peter Lowe, the founder of the incorporation now known as Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
Operating table used by Sir William Macewen
The table, which is wooden, mounted on wheels and has a mechanism enabling it to be raised at one end, was discovered by a porter in an Oban hospital.
Ophthalmoscope made by Liebreich
This ophthalmoscope belonged to Sir Donald McAlister and was presented to Dr Archibald Young by Lady McAlister.
Osteotomes designed by Sir William Macewen
First set of osteotomes, designed by Glasgow surgeon William Macewen in conjunction with a local blacksmith.
Thomas wrench for club foot
This style of wrench, introduced by Thomas around 1865, was used to operate on club foot.
William Beatty's Instruments
Instruments of Sir William Beatty, the surgeon on board H.M.S Victory at the battle of Trafalgar.
Wilson Type Microscope
A brass pocket microscope of a style popular throughout the early and mid 18th Century.