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ESO Vaporizer

Inventory Number: 10534
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Rectangular grey metal box-shaped vaporizer with black rubber concertina reservoir bag on top, dial showing vapour concentration and two wheel-controls at sides. Three mesh rectangles on one side, two yellow glass windows on another. Two (at least) rubber(?) orange feet. Designed specifically for parachute troops. Used for chloroform.

Invented 1944 by H.G Epstein and S.F. Suffolk.

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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Textile
Paint
Rubber(?)
Glass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
294 296 215 mm

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