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Schimmelbusch anaesthetic mask

From the Collection of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 250-290 Spring Street East Melbourne Victoria

Description
Schimmelbusch anasthetic mask, made of Stainless steel. This mask was used with chloroform cloth. Missing spring.
Size
15.5x8x7
Object Registration
39.6179.1
Keywords
surgery, anesthetic, chloroform, surgical instrument
When Made
Mid 20th Century
Made By
Martin and Co (Maker)
Significance
This model differs from the others in that the mask's handle is attached to the mask, as opposed to the spring. The chloroform cloth was possibly held in place by the clamp, instead of a spring.
Inscriptions & Markings
Martin and Co.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM