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In 1933, the Mallinckrodt Chemical Company produced a short silent file, “The Advent of Anesthesia”, depicting the experiments of W. T. G. Morton with ether anesthesia and recreating the first public demonstration of the operation on Gilbert…

Photograph of W. T. G. Morton.

Subscription list to raise funds for support of W. T. G. Morton and his family.

Copy of a letter addressed to Morton, describing Peirson's successful surgical amputations employing ether anesthesia.