Surgical kit owned and used by Damascus (Syria) - based physician Habib Cachecho (1868-1938), late 19th century.

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Title

Surgical kit owned and used by Damascus (Syria) - based physician Habib Cachecho (1868-1938), late 19th century.

Alternative Title

Stafford House Committee surgical kit used in the Ottomon military.

Subject

Ottoman and post-Ottoman world
Surgery
Damascus (Syria)

Description

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

Abstract

Surgical kit with a purple velvet interior and a wooden case. Kit belonged to Damascus (Syria) - based physician Habib Cachecho (1868-1938). It was supplied by the Stafford House Committee, and used by Cachecho during his service in the Ottoman military. Cachecho received his medical degree from St. Joseph’s University of Medicine in Beirut in 1891, and practiced in Damascus after his military service.

Creator

Stafford House Committee for the Relief of Sick and Wounded Turkish Soldiers

Source

Riad Cachecho

Date Created

Late 19th century

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum

Format

object

Extent

1 object

Medium

Scientific instrument

Type

physical object

Identifier

WAM 22095

Provenance

Kit belonged to Damascus (Syria) - based physician Habib Cachecho (1868-1938). It was supplied to Dr. Cachecho by the Stafford House Committee, and used by him during his service in the Ottoman military. Dr. Cachecho held onto the kit throughout his life in Damascus and later gave it to his grandson, Riad Cachecho, M.D. Dr. Riad Cachecho donated the kit to the Warren Anatomical Museum in 2019.

Files

22095_v1.jpg

Citation

Stafford House Committee for the Relief of Sick and Wounded Turkish Soldiers , “Surgical kit owned and used by Damascus (Syria) - based physician Habib Cachecho (1868-1938), late 19th century.,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed August 20, 2019, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25350.

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