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collapsible ether / chloroform mask

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
000003422 a-b
Description
Two piece silver metal collapsible ether mask (a) with oval base that is raised at both ends has a single loop of tightly coiled metal wire (b) with a falt handlle and a wire lop on the end and fits clamped into trough; two cross-pieces of thin round wire shaped in hump for gauze fabric to cover, b…
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Accession Number
000003422 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- folding
Description
Two piece silver metal collapsible ether mask (a) with oval base that is raised at both ends has a single loop of tightly coiled metal wire (b) with a falt handlle and a wire lop on the end and fits clamped into trough; two cross-pieces of thin round wire shaped in hump for gauze fabric to cover, base; frame folds for storage; nickel silver finished solid brass, unsigned; used for administering ether or chloroform.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base
b - wire loop
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row A
Length
a - 11.8 cm
b - 15.0 cm
Width
a - 7.5 cm
b - 7.4 cm
Depth
a - 5.7 cm
b - 1.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor rust at screws in the trough
Copy Type
original
Images
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