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Shipway Three-Bottle Vaporizer

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Inventory Number: 10488
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Shipway ether/chloroform insufflation apparatus, incomplete, comprising metal stand and two bottles without bungs or tubing. Wooden carrying-case. Metal stand is composed of two cylindrical containers attached at the upper rim with a rod; one container has a spigot at the bottom. A third, smaller metal cylindrical container hooks onto the larger two with a handle. The largest container holds a cylindrical, transparent, colourless glass bottle with slightly trumpeted neck. The smallest container contains a smaller cylindrical, transparent, colourless, glass bottle with a slightly trumpeted neck and volume markings etched on one side. Inscription on largest metal container: "MAYER & Co LONDON".

Invented 1916 by Sir Francis Edward Shipway (1875-1968).
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
202 193 132 mm


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