Aspirator - Chest, Warner, circa 1900. Made: Warner 7 Webster 240 Swanston St., Melbourne. Used to remove fluid from lungs of patients in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

Physical Description

Syringe with metal barrel and piston which has two-way stopcock for suction. Two stain steel needles in a metal case, one blunt pilot, one very fine needle in metal case. One exploring needle, one case with needle missing, stopcock with rubber base, two taps with outlets, end part sits inside bottle. Metal piston to syringe with stopcock. Hose nozzle (tubing missing). Set in a velvet partly lined case with lift-out rack, cloth covered paper black case.


Example of medical equipment used in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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