Laryngeal mirror used for examining throats and mouths of patients at mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia, 1848-1950.

Physical Description

Laryngeal mirror the size of a 1 cent coin. Has brass backing and frame. The handle is a very slightly curved brass stick, which is bent at one end, where it is soldered to the back of the mirror so the mirror is angled downward.


Example of diagnostic equipment used in Victorian mental health hospitals

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