Made: circa 1912 - 1950. Used: Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, circa 1912 - 1950. Used in the surgery of Mont Park Mental Hospital. This is an example of surgical equipment used at Victorian psychiatric hospitals

Physical Description

Folding tongue depressor has 2 very slightly curved strips of metal with rounded ends, tapering slightly toward a door-type hinge. Outer ends are rounded, ridged on the inside and have large oval holes in them. One blade is slightly longer than the other.

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