993.932.1: Ether Dropper, c. 1880

Additional Images

993.932.1: Ether Dropper.
Image No. 1338 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

ESMARCH ether dropper. Amber coloured glass bottle, rounded with narrow neck with lip. Metal top set into cork with short and longer metal tube protruding from both top and bottom. Bottle has a flat and convex side profile.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.932.1
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: c. 1880

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 10.8 cm
  • Width: 7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Bottle
  • b) Top

Object Materials

  • cork,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: For Chloroform-Ether anaesthesia.