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Chest Portion of an Iron Lung Invented by C. E. H. Armbruster

Chest Portion of an Iron Lung Invented by C. E. H. Armbruster

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Object Name
iron lung, patent model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1914
patent filed
patent date
Physical Description
metal; aluminum; paint; rubber; fabric (overall material)
overall: 46.6 cm x 43 cm x 29.5 cm; 18 11/32 in x 16 15/16 in x 11 5/8 in
overall: 18 in x 13 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in; 45.72 cm x 34.29 cm x 32.385 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
patent number
Credit Line
Gift of Charles C. Armbruster, John Lee Armbruster, Ruama Jane Armbruster Nelson, and Betty Louise Armbruster Raite Patino
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