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Anaesthetic Mask - Schimmelbusch Type, circa 1930s Reg. No: ST 037245
- Adult size Schimmelbusch type anaesthetic mask, circa 1930s. It was used for placing over the nose and mouth of patients to administer ether or chloroform.
German physician Dr Curt Schimmelbusch (1860-1895) designed this mask in 1890 while an assistant surgeon.
- Anaesthetic mask frame comprised of several pieces of metal.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr James Whitehead, 1987
|Dimensions:||6 cm (Height), 11 cm (Width), 18 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||medical apparatus instruments, surgical apparatus instruments|
|Themes this item is part of:||Journeys of a Lifetime, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Medicine in Society Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Inscriptions:||Marked: 'BRITISH MADE'|
|Place & Date Made:||England, Great Britain, circa 1930s|
|References:||Information on the Schimmelbusch mask from the Wood Library Museum, http://woodlibrarymuseum.org/museum/item/58/schimmelbusch-mask, accessed 29 April 2013.|
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