993.87.1: Yankauer's Mask, 1940-1950

Additional Images

993.87.1: Yankauer's Mask.
Image No. 2478 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Yankauer's face mask with mesh and removable spiral wire collar for holding in place lint or gauze onto which agents such as ether or chloroform were applied. 'REED & PARTON' stamped into rounded lip.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.87.1
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 1940-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15 cm
  • Width: 7.9 cm
  • Depth: 5.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Mask
  • b) Collar

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • chrome plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Reed & Parton