Dog plethysmograph, 1960-1970

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Title

Dog plethysmograph, 1960-1970

Subject

J. H. Emerson Company
Dogs
Lung
Plethysmography

Abstract

Laboratory dog plethysmograph, tan in color. Machine resembles iron lung and was designed to determine lung capacity in anesthetized dogs. Machine consists of long cylindrical tank where dog would have been placed, mounted on six metal legs with attached wheels. Tank has two rectangular windows and metal opening on end that closes with two large metal handles. There are four circular openings on end of tank, likely where tubing would have attached. Tank contains wooden rack and electric heating pad.

Creator

J. H. Emerson Company

Date Created

1960-1970, between

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum: 21594

Format

object

Extent

1 plethysmograph

Medium

Medical Equipment

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 21594

Provenance

This laboratory dog plethysmograph was created between 1950 and 1990 and was used for dog breathing research at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. It was donated to the Warren Anatomical Museum by the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health's Department of Environmental Health in 2015.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Plethysmograph

Physical Dimensions

131 W x 53 D x 125 H cm

Files

21594_v4.JPG

Citation

J. H. Emerson Company , “Dog plethysmograph, 1960-1970,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed February 2, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17742.

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  1. 21594_v4.JPG