Anesthesia Inhaler


Anesthesia inhaler with a Clover facepiece and a “UNIVERSITY COLLEGE / COXETER MAKER / 23 GRAFTON STREET / LONDON” inscription. Joseph Clover (1825-1882) was an English physician who introduced a Portable Regulating Ether Inhaler in early 1877. James Coxeter was a surgical instrument maker who began in business in London in the 1830s.

Ref: Joseph Clover, “Portable Regulating Ether Inhaler,” British Medical Journal (1877).

R. S. Atkinson and T. B. Boulton, “Clover’s Portable Regulating Ether Inhaler (1877),” Anaesthesia 32 (1977): 1033-1036.

Maker: Coxeter

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: W. Harry Archer, D.D.S.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07105Catalog Number: M-07105Accession Number: 218892

Object Name: Inhaler, AnesthesiaOther Terms: Inhaler, Anesthesia; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 in x 5 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 20.32 cm x 14.605 cm


Record Id: nmah_727796

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