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McKesson Anaesthetic Machine Model H

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Inventory Number: 10569
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: McKesson Nargraf machine head. Used for nitrous oxide, oxygen, ether & carbon dioxide.

The machine comprises of a pair of bellows and a series of valves & dials to track the percentages of the various gases. Large portions of the machine are painted green.

Invented c.1930 by Elmer Isaac McKesson (1881-1935).

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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Rubber
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
256 214 288 mm

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