- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Inhaler, Anesthesia
- Other Terms
- Inhaler, Anesthesia; Medicine
- overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 in x 5 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 20.32 cm x 14.605 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- W. Harry Archer, D.D.S.
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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