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Junker Inhaler with Rigby Safety Valve

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Inventory Number: 10322
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Cylindrical glass bottle with a metal stopper with a central tube that extends down into the bottle.  The glass has a greenish tint. The stopper has afferent and efferent tubes at the top used to pump vapour through/over the liquid mixture in the bottom, which could then be inhaled, it also has a central filler funnel.  The glass bottle has gradations from 2-16 at the bottom of the bottle.
Used for chloroform.
Invented 1867 by Ferdinand Edelbert Junker (1828-c.1901).
Modified c.1920 by Maurice Rigby.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
204 55 mm


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