998.1.26: Ochsner's Mask, 20th Cent.

Additional Images

998.1.26: Ochsner's Mask.
Image No. 2476 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

OCHSNER wire framed face mask for inhaling ether as an anaesthetic, adult size. Collar to hold lint in place is missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 998.1.26
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 15.7 cm
  • Width: 19.5 cm
  • Depth: 6 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. William Edward French
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Bill French [1920-1992] who was a general surgeon at the Burris Clinic, Kamloops British Columbia circa 1952 to 1972. In 1972 he joined the Workers Compensation Board in Vancouver.