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Skinner's Mask

Inventory Number: 10449
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Earliest type of wire facemask; with 2 flannel and 1 gauze cover and black fabric outer cover. Used for chloroform

Invented 1862 by Thomas Skinner (d.1906) obstetric physician to the Liverpool dispensary

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Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:

Narratives

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Silk bag for Skinner's Mask

Inventory Number: 10449
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Black silk cover for Skinner's Mask
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:

Narratives

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