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McKesson Anaesthetic Machine Model L

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Inventory Number: 10582
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: The head of a McKesson Nargraf machine. Used for delivering nitrous oxide, oxygen, ether & carbon dioxide for use as an anaesthetic.

The machine comprises of a pair of bellows and a series of valves & dials to track the percentages of the various gases.

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): Rubber
Glass
Metal
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
150 210 260 mm

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