Historical information

Dr Henry Mitchell O'Sullivan worked in the Victorian country town as a general practitioner in Casterton from 1919 until his death in 1977. He also practiced obstetrics. The gladstone bag and contents are a unique time capsule of the type of instruments and pharmaceuticals used in the inter-war period. His son, Dr David More O'Sullivan donated the obstetric bag and its contents to the College in 1999.

Physical description

Forceps, Neville Barnes, left hand blade with right hand blade [204.2] and detachable traction axis. Right hand blade with left hand blade [204.1] and detachable traction axis [204.3].