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Mouth retractor 2nd half 20th century Speculum used to hold the mouth open. First used quite innocently as a dental care tool, this speculum has a dark history during the slave trade, on board ships during the Atlantic crossing, its simple and effective design has become an important tool for slavers, to force-feed Africans trying to refuse all food. Good used condition
Réf  :   #125687
Color(s) :  Yellow
Material :  Metal

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Mouth retractor - Gold - 2nd half 20th century

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Description

Mouth retractor 2nd half 20th century Speculum used to hold the mouth open. First used quite innocently as a dental care tool, this speculum has a dark history during the slave trade, on board ships during the Atlantic crossing, its simple and effective design has become an important tool for slavers, to force-feed Africans trying to refuse all food. Good used condition
Réf  :   #125687
Color(s) :  Yellow
Material :  Metal

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