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portable ether and suction pump

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Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.2
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is…
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Accession Number
1980.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is mounted behind the two bottles and has a metal plate with printed data riveted to it; there is a stainless steel handle above the motor with a grip.
Part Names
motor - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 29.0 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W.M. Purvis of Toronto; belonged to her husband, Dr. W.M. Purvis.
Maker
Leland Electric (motor); J. Sklar Mfg. Co. (suction gauge and other parts)
Site Made (City)
Guelph (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (State)
Ontario (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (Country)
Canada (motor); USA (other parts)
Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Date Remarks
Acc. record has, "First half 20th cent."; see also donor's letter.
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: red
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On the metal plate: "H.P. 1/6 // TYPE: KS PH 1 // FR. 27 FORM ARUJH // V 110 RPM 1725 // AMPS 3.1 CY. 60 // TEMP RISE °C HR // FOR REFERENCE GIVE // NO. R6151 // PW 1 // LELAND ELECTRIC CANADA // GUELPH, ONTARIO // Underwriters' Laboratories // OF CANADA // INSPECTED // ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR HAZARDOUS // LOCATION // CLASS 1 GROUP D // NO. F 107196 C"; on one bottle: "ETHER"; on the other bottle: "SUCTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber in bad condition; dirty; #3: rubber--may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Unit purchased by donor's husband, Dr. W.M. Purvis, "at least 40 years ago."
Images
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