Gebauer's Patent Ethyl-Chloride Tube

Gebauer's Patent Ethyl-Chloride Tube

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Description
The “GEBAUER’S PATENT ETHYL-CHLORIDE TUBE / MANUFACTURED BY / THE CLEVELAND LIQUID GAS CO. / Cleveland, Ohio” inscription on this glass tube containing an anesthetic refers to Theophil H. Gebauer, a founding partner of the Gebauer Chemical Co., and his patent of 1906.
Ref: Theophil H. Gebauer, “Inhaling Apparatus,” U.S. Patent 821,354 (May 22, 1906).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
anesthesia
ethyl chloride
pharmaceutical
Other Terms
Pharmaceuticals; Drugs
patent date
1901-02-26
maker
Gebauer Chemical Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Measurements
overall as stored: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
MG.M-07151
catalog number
M-07151
accession number
218892
Credit Line
W. Harry Archer, D.D.S.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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