998.7.2: Yankauer's Mask, 20th Cent.

Additional Images

998.7.2: Yankauer's Mask.
Image No. 2473 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

YANKAUER folding face mask with a removable spiral wire collar for holding lint, flannel or gauze onto which agents such as ether or chloroform were applied.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 998.7.2
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 14.7 cm
  • Width: 8 cm
  • Depth: 5.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Mask
  • b) Collar

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: Used in Metro-McNair Clinical Laboratories, Vancouver BC