Anaesthetic inhalation ampoules, 1935-1949.

Image number: 10412941

Anaesthetic inhalation ampoules, 1935-1949.

These crushable ampoules contain chloroform and are called 'Brisettes'. They are composed of glass 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.

Image number:
10412941
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
30 October 2003 10:43
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Science Museum