History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Wanscher's Ether Vaporizer

preview image for Wanscher's Ether Vaporizer
Inventory Number: 10689
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: All-rubber vaporizer consisting of large round reservoir bag/vaporizer chamber with face piece and bag mount. The ether appears to have been placed in the bag before attaching the face piece. There is no port for adding ether or for air.

Invented c.1903 by Otto Wanscher.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Rubber
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
88 298 245 mm


Image with multimedia irn 47488

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/10689