Lung Tester and Developer


Inscriptions on this small device read “LITTLE GEM / LUNG TESTER AND DEVELOPER” and “PATENT PENDING” and “TRADE MARK.” Furnished by the New York News Co., by 1897.

Date Made: ca 1903 - 1907

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0015.2Accession Number: 1988.0015Catalog Number: 1988.0015.2

Object Name: lung tester

Physical Description: tin; iron; rubber; paint; brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14.5 cm x 15 cm x 4.4 cm; 5 11/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 1 3/4 inoverall: 5 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.4925 cmpositioned as used, wider tube angle: 6 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 15.875 cm x 3.81 cmpositioned as used, narrower tube angle: 6 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_742172

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