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Davidson Laryngoscope

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Inventory Number: 10511
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Early illuminated laryngoscope of unusual design. Complete in original box. Rectangular brown card box with metal corners containing a blue rectangular box with a hinged lid. Blue box contains: one metal rod-like device; one adjustable metal tube with lenses at both end, one trumpet-shaped end and a tiny light bulb at the other end; a metal rod with a light bulb at one end and a twisted, green textile-coated cord ending in a two-pronged plug at the other end; a red and purple textile-coated cord with a two-pronged plug at one end and a cylindrical plug at the other end; a transparent green plastic disk with a hole in the middle.

Invented in 1930.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Card
Wood
Plastic
Metal
Textile
Glass
Elastic
Lead
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
37 193 113 mm

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