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ether and suction pump

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Dates
1920
1935
circa 1920-1935
Collection
Dr. Charles Albert Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
008058001 a-b
Description
Portable electric ether pump mounted on wooden base (a); motor mounted on base with belt running around wheel driving two pistons housed in a metal frame with handle which fits through slot in wood lid (b); electric cord with plug attached to base; glass tube with gauze wrapped around metal rod ins…
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Accession Number
008058001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles Albert Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation -- instrumentation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Portable electric ether pump mounted on wooden base (a); motor mounted on base with belt running around wheel driving two pistons housed in a metal frame with handle which fits through slot in wood lid (b); electric cord with plug attached to base; glass tube with gauze wrapped around metal rod inside is attached to pistons through rubber hoses; tube with metal rod inside is mounted on handle; rubber mat for ether and suction bottles is screwed to base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pump - Size: Length 32.7 cm x Width 18.9 cm x Depth 29.0 cm
b - cover - Size: Length 29.4 cm x Width 16.2 cm x Depth 22.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Charles Albert Publow.
Maker
C. M. Sorenson Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1935
circa 1920-1935
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: gray
rubber: orange, black
fabric: green
Inscriptions
Stamped on label: "C. M. SORENSON CO. INC. // MANUFACTURER // NEW YORK // N. Y. // VOLTS // 110 A & D C // MACHINE No. // 3506"; stamped on cover: "A. S. Aloe Company // SURGICAL & HOSPITAL SUPPLIES // ST LOUIS MO."; printed on label on cover (b): "DR. C. A. PUBLOW"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-2
Condition Remarks
Rubber parts hardened and off-gassing; minor abrasions throughout wood; fabric on cord is disintigrating
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
George Publow
Research Facts
Owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Charles A. Publow at his general practice in Picton, Ontario.
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