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Laboratory Chambers (Florey), Mid 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 20090
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1973-26/7
Brief Description: 1. Base of one chamber. Hole at edge communicates with the semi conical depression at side of tissue on the table.
2. Base of a complete chamber with tubular hollow silver valve and its dust-stopper.
3. The hollow valve, blind-ended at inner end, with hole at one side which could be rotated into contact with the tissue in contact tuned through 180 degrees to fit against the solid part of the outer wall round the table to close the valve, also note prespex dust-stopper for valve when not in use.
4. Forceps for holding valve when removing dust-stopper.
5. Forceps for removing dust-stopper.
6. Screwdriver for rotating valve which has a fine groove in it.
7. Small perspex syringe for injecting through valve.
8. Adaptor for attaching rubber tube & micro syringe to valve.
9. Adaptor with knurled screw to maintain pressure on valve when disconnecting. This was much better than #7 or #8.
10. Fine dental tool for cleaning valve and hole.
Provenance: Apparatus of Lord Florey (1898-1968)
Collection Group: Florey Collection
Material(s): Card
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
180 130 25 mm

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