Spirometer

Spirometer

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Description
Spirometer designed to test lung capacity, made by E. Payson Ryder of Brooklyn. The inscriptions read “Simplex / Spirometer” and “USA.”
Ref: Ad for the Simplex Spirometer in The Alkaloidal Clinic 8 (1901), p. 85.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spirometer
date made
ca 1900-1920
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 16.51 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
MG.306749.14
accession number
306749
catalog number
306749.14
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National Museum of American History
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