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Date Made/Found: 1920-1930
Dimensions: Overall: 70 × 65 × 180mm
Department: Social History
Accession Number: 1999.264.1
This instrument is a monaural stethoscope, which means it is only used in one ear. It belonged to Mrs Ellen Holling, who worked as a midwife in Deepcar and Stocksbridge from the 1920s. The stethoscope was used to listen to the heart and lungs of the expectant mother, and the unborn baby.
Display Location: In Store
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