• Tools of the Trade: Thomas Buchanan’s Inspector Auris (1825)

    From his Illustrations of Acoustic Surgery (London: Longman, Hurst, & Co., 1825) The Wellcome Library: Auroscope (inspector auris) in cross section. Designed and drawn by Thomas Buchanan. Key to components: A) Globular lantern of block tin, with a large door on one side. B) Iron tube, inside polished and secured to lantern. C) Shorter tube… Continue Reading