998.1.28: Safety Valve, 1941-1980

Additional Images

998.1.28: Safety Valve.
Image No. 2538 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Long narrow tube with two valve attachments and stopcock control on horizontal attachment at top. Large rubber stopper on tube connected to horizontal top piece by rubber tube. For use with Chloroform/Oxygen or Chloroform/Oxygen/Ether systems. Safety valve and control stopcock for controlling levels of above gases.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 998.1.28
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 1941-1980

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 25 cm
  • Width: 15.2 cm
  • Depth: 8.7 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • metal,
  • rubber,
  • steel

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 and moved to Tsawwassen.