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Schimmelbusch anaesthetic mask

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

Description
Anaesthetic mask made of stainless steel. Used in conjunction with a chloroform cloth. All screws intact. Spring handle is placed at the rounded end of the mask.
Size
16.5x8x5
Object Registration
39.6179.3
Keywords
surgery, anesthetic, chloroform
When Made
Mid 20th Century
Significance
Schimmelbusch model of anesthetic masks, used during the 20th century in Australia. Good example of the surgical instruments used by anesthetists.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM