999.3.24: Schimmelbusch's Mask, 20th Cent.

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999.3.24: Schimmelbusch's Mask.
Image No. 2439 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

SCHIMMELBUSCH open-drop mask with hinged frame for holding lint or gauze onto which agents such as ether or chloroform were applied.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.3.24
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 19.2 cm
  • Width: 10.6 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. Brabizon J. Hallowes
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Brabizon Hallowes [1885-1961] born in Australia he relocated to Vancouver in 1936 where he opened a general practice. In later life he moved to Saturna Island.