Needles - Surgical, Denyer Brothers, Circa 1930. Reportedly used to suture hare lips in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Four surgical needles with hooks bent around into rings at one end and fine, flattened blades at the other. Used for sewing hare lips. There are two 7.5cm and two 6cm needles in a packet for 6 needles. They are wrapped in black paper inside a white outer wrapper with a black label.


Example of surgical equipment used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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