Anaesthetic inhalation ampoules, 1935-1949.

Anaesthetic inhalation ampoules, 1935-1949.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

These crushable ampoules contain chloroform and are called 'Brisettes'. They are composed of glas with a protective wrapping of gauze and cotton wool and were made by Macfarlan and Co, Edinburgh and London, for use in midwifery. Billings and Sons Ltd, of Manchester, supplied them.

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