993.521.1: Inhaler, 1915-1924

Additional Images

993.521.1: Inhaler.
Image No. 3158 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

BENNETT's portable inhaler. Cylindrical metal tube filled with absorbent material, cotton wool, with a slip-on base cap. Two arms extend from the top, ending in nasal tips.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.521.1
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 1915-1924

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 15 cm
  • Width: 3.4 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • cotton wool,
  • gutta-percha,
  • metal,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: Cotton wool in the handle is soaked with ether or anaesthetic agent, for obstetrics or "personal application".