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Clover Portable Regulating Ether Inhaler

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Inventory Number: 10304
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Clover inhaler with half-metal, half-transparent chamber. Glass dome with a metal base and a metal cylinder running through it. The top of the cylinder has an arm extending from it with a claw and valve on one end. There is a white crystalline accretion on the inside of the dome, which may be left from the ether.
Invented in 1877 by Joseph Thomas Clover (1825 -- 1882).
Provenance: Transferred from the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Glass
Ether Residue(?)
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
170 88 mm

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