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Vernon-Harcourt Chloroform Vaporizer

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Inventory Number: 10505
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Regulating chloroform vaporizer with valved vaporizing chamber and scale and pointer to indicate vapour percentage.

Present are a face mask and hose, metal tubing and a glass jar with rubber hose attachment. There is also a candle on the main apparatus.

Used for chloroform.

Invented in 1903 by Vernon-Harcourt, Augustus George.

See references.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Rubber
Metal
Wax
Leather
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
594 233 239 mm

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