Civil War Surgeon's Field Operating Kit, circa 1863

Material

Mahogany
Brass (Alloy)
Velvet (Fabric weave)
Steel
Ebony (Wood)
Bone (Material)
Ivory (Tooth component)
Ribbon (Material)
Leather

Color

Red

Dimensions

Length: 17 in  (.1 Case)

Height: 3.75 in  (.1)

Depth: 7 in  (.1)

Length: 16 in  (.2 Wooden tray)

Depth: 6.125 in  (.2)

Height: 1.5 in  (.2)

Length: 16 in  (.3 Lid for top compartment)

Depth: 6.063 in  (.3)

Height: .5 in  (.3)

Length: 16 in  (.4 Tray below .3)

Depth: 4 in  (.4)

Height: .5 in  (.4)

Length: 3.5 in  (.5 Lid for compartment in .2)

Depth: 2.063 in  (.5)

Height: .5 in  (.5)

Inscriptions

plaque, centered on lid: U.S.A. / HOSP. DEPT. stamped on most instruments: TIENCKEN on the side of .17: H.G. KERN

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