993.1342.1: Yankauer's Mask, 1950-1970

Additional Images

993.1342.1: Yankauer's Mask.
Image No. 2482 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

YANKAUER face mask with mesh and removable spiral wire collar holding down a piece of gauze onto which agents such as ether or chloroform were applied. 'MILTEX GERMANY' and 'CHROME' stamped into rounded lip.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1342.1
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 1950-1970

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 14.5 cm
  • Width: 8 cm
  • Depth: 4.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Mask
  • b) Collar
  • c) Gauze

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • cotton

Acquisition Detail

  • Supplier: Miltex Instrument Company