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Surgical kit with a purple velvet interior and a wooden case. Forty one instruments are included in kit.

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Detecto Physician Scale with 350 lb. capacity used in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Longitudinal Study of Child Health and Development (1930-1987)

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Dissection Kit owned and used E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte. Kit is a tied roll of canvas with inside pocket-inserts holding a variety of picks, scissors, and tweezers

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Crucible, purportedly taken from the laboratory of Dr. John W. Webster, North Grove Street, Boston, scene of the Parkman-Webster murder

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Plaster head cast of a man with significant head trauma. Cast is attached to plaster pedestal base and the entire work is painted white.

Vertebra of a 25 year old man who was stabbed in the middle of the right side of the neck with a broad and sharp knife, and was treated at Massachusetts General Hospital. The hemorrhage, which was very copious, was arrested. The common carotid artery…

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