Object StatementSpeculum, gynaecological surgical instrument, 'Sims', metal, Eschmann, England, date unknown, used Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960-1980
Physical DescriptionGynaecological surgical instrument, Sims speculum, metal, made by Eschmann, England, United Kingdom, date unknown, used Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960-1980.
Sims speculum, a curved, 'u' shaped surgical instrument. This speculum was donated by Dr Geoffrey Davis from amongst the instruments that he used for termination of pregnancy (abortion) at his clinics.
MarksManufacturer's mark inscribed centre, impressed in metal surface "ESCHMANN. ENGLAND / STAINLESS".