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vaporizer - portable

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Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
992001001
Description
Aluminum vaporizer consisting of 3-footed base with handle and electrical connector and water reservoir; lid with vaporizer spout and wooden knob and prong to receive perforated medicine cup; removable electrical cord with cotton-wrapped wiring
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Accession Number
992001001
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Aluminum vaporizer consisting of 3-footed base with handle and electrical connector and
water reservoir; lid with vaporizer spout and wooden knob and prong to receive
perforated medicine cup; removable electrical cord with cotton-wrapped wiring
Part Names
a - body - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Diameter12.5
b - lid - Size: x Depth 5.5 cm. x Diameter12.0
c - perforated cup - Size: x Depth 2.5 cm. x Diameter8.0
d - electrical cord - Size: Length 191.0 cm.
e - plug - Size: x Diameter3.0
Maker
Knapp-Monarch Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Date Remarks
requires confirmation
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Embossed indicators on body read: dry; 1 hour; 2 hours; 3 hours; LOGO \K
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Condition Remarks
Screw holding knob on lid rusted; mineral deposits on inside of water reservoir; #2: condition largely unchanged; faint rust marks were evident on the metal surrounding the rusty screw on the inner surface of the lid; the vaporizer was dusty.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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