Oxygen Mask

Description:

The "Disposable Pat. No. 2843121" inscription on this oxygen mask refers to Charles H. Hudson, “Oxygen Mask,” U.S. Patent 2,843,121 (July 15, 1958). Hudson lived in Los Angeles, and established Hudson Respiratory Care in 1945. The accompanying brochure describes this as a “Hudson Soft ‘See-Thru’ Elongated Disposable Oxygen Mask Model 24T, manufactured by the Hudson Oxygen Therapy Sales Co.”

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0874.3Catalog Number: 1981.0874.3Patent Number: 2943121Accession Number: 1981.0874

Object Name: Oxygen Mask

Measurements: overall: 152 mm x 76 mm; 6 in x 3 inoverall: mask: 2 in x 6 in x 3 in; 5.08 cm x 15.24 cm x 7.62 cmoverall: pamphlet: 1/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; .15875 cm x 11.43 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f069-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_546

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