'Smith-Clarke Senior' adult cabinet 'Iron Lung'

Made:
1953 in Warwick
maker:
Cape Engineering Company Limited

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Iron lung machine, 1953. A 'Smith-Clarke Senior' adult cabinet respirator, with separate pump unit, made by Cape
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

'Smith-Clarke Senior' adult cabinet respirator 'Iron Lung', with separate pump unit, designed by George Thomas Smith-Clarke and made by Cape Engineering Company Limited, Warwick, England, 1953

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
1990-395
Materials:
aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), chromium plated, cotton (fibre), cotton (textile), electronic components, glass, leather, plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified), steel (metal)
type:
pump - machinery
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pumping machinery
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Hampstead Health Authority. Royal Free Hospital
status:
Permanent collection

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