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Ombredanne Ether Inhaler

Inventory Number: 10688
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: French vaporizer similar in design to Clover, comprising of a spherical body with a capped opening for fabric that would be soaked in ether. The top of the object has a turning handle with a scale and point that is numbered 0-8. There are two more apertures. A rebreathing bag is also present. The object is housed in a in wooden case.

Invented 1908 by Louis Ombredanne (1871-1956).

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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Fabric
Metal
Plastic
String
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
143 243 175 mm

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