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Prototype Oxford Vaporizer

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Inventory Number: 10554
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Oxford vaporizer first prototype in copper alloy. Used for chloroform
Square base with two handles. Cylindrical structure with various metal components protruding from it. On top of cylinder: two metal poles supporting a cylinder with a paper scale and a bent metal arm with a glass chamber at the end.

Invented by H.G. Epstein & R.R. Macintosh.

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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Glass
Metal
Paper
Plastic
Textile
Lead
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
374 299 274 mm

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