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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
992049001 a-b
Description
Anaesthesiology: metal ether mask has a coil loop that fits snugly over the mesh hood of base & fits into curved trough on perimeter; (a): oval shape with pointed end raised; (b): oval shape has metal coiled around a centre metal core; handle is a small metal loop. Travill Catalogue: 2-piece face m…
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Accession Number
992049001 a-b
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- mesh
Description
Anaesthesiology: metal ether mask has a coil loop that fits snugly over the mesh hood of base & fits into curved trough on perimeter; (a): oval shape with pointed end raised; (b): oval shape has metal coiled around a centre metal core; handle is a small metal loop. Travill Catalogue: 2-piece face mask; 1 part wire basket, 1 part spring to hold cloth in place (with handle to hold mask in place); chloroform mask.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 7.8 cm. x Depth 5.6 cm.
b - hoop - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 7.5 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana, 1918: pg 14, Catalogue no. 3T2860
Material
non-magnetic metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row C
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
# 1: slight dents & scratches on bottom of (a) from use; # 2: no damage; artifact suitable for exhibit
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour, KGH - "Beyond Ether: 150 Years of Anaesthesia" - Sept. 27, 1997- June 2011
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Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
998015001
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Accession Number
998015001
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.1 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber with minor lifting at the bottom; spouts show evidence of minor red corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website; "Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, 6th Ed."St. Louis, Missouri. 1895; p. 21 (similar to model # 3003)
Research Facts
Ether was created and used during the 1840's to eliminate pain during surgery. American physician Crawford W. Long noticed that his friends felt no pain when they injured themselves while staggering around his office while under the influence of ether and then thought about its potential during surgery.
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