Tourniquet, invented during the American Civil War for the personal use of soldiers

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Title

Tourniquet, invented during the American Civil War for the personal use of soldiers

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
Medical instruments and apparatus

Description

This tourniquet was invented during the American Civil War for the personal use of soldiers. Large numbers of these tourniquets were manufactured and supplied to the war's participants.
Inscription: "Lambert S. JANY 7 1869"

Abstract

Canvas strap tourniquet with metal buckles, painted green. Stored in oval tin container, painted green.

Creator

Unknown
Morrison, Paul (photographer)

Date Created

Undated

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collection. For use information, contact the Warren Anatomical Museum Curator at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum

Format

image

Extent

23.5 L x 2.25 W x 1 H"

Medium

Metal, canvas

Type

physical object

Identifier

03138

Provenance

Donated by Richard Manning Hodges, M.D., in 1870.

Files

03138_v2.jpg

Citation

Unknown and Morrison, Paul (photographer), “Tourniquet, invented during the American Civil War for the personal use of soldiers,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6118.

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