ear trumpets

stethoscope

image of ear trumpet
c 1865
image of ear trumpet
c 1880
image of ear trumpet
c 1880
image of ear trumpet
c 1890
image of ear trumpet
c 1900
image of ear trumpet
c 1900
image of ear trumpet
c 1900
image of ear trumpet
c 1920

These are included because in the broad sense the pinard and foetal stethoscope are ear trumpets.

I have added ones which show the broad variety in design.

Materials are very varied and early items are quite ornate.

Many are designed to collapse for easy transport.
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