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Junker Inhaler

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Inventory Number: 10454
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Junker inhaler consisting of a glass bottle with afferent and efferent metal projections and central metal tube. The glass bottle has gradations from 1-16 at the bottom of the bottle.  Connected to the afferent and efferent metal projections at the top of the bottle are two rubber tubes, one of which is attached to two rubber bags with the first rubber bag being wrapped in a green string mesh, the other rubber tube is not connected to anything, but would presumably attach to the associated mask.  Also included is an original pattern Krohne Sesemann celluloid face piece. Used for chloroform.
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Invented 1867 by  Ferdinand Edelbert Junker (1828-c1901).
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Metal
Rubber
String
Celluloid
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
121 75 102 mm

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