Messer's Inhaling Tube


Glass inhaler in a cardboard box with an inscription that reads “MESSER’S / INHALING TUBE, / Patented May 4. 1869 / For Inhaling Wilton’s Catarrh Cure, or / any other liquid. / EDMINSTER & FASSETT, Proprietors, Boston.”

Ref: Allen P. Messer, “Improved Inhaling-Tube,” U.S. Patent 89,591 (May 4, 1869), assigned to John H. Rogers.

Patent Date: 1869-05-04

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.293320.1519Catalog Number: 293320.1519Accession Number: 293320

Object Name: InhalatorinhalerOther Terms: Inhalator; Drug Administrators

Physical Description: glass (overall material)cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.9 cm x 2 cm x 9.4 cm; 1 9/16 in x 13/16 in x 3 11/16 inoverall: 7/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_1298407

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