Martin-type sphygmomanometer calibrated 0 to 160 mm

Maker
Warner & Webster
Date
(1900-1910)
Description
C.J. Martin sphygmomanometer by Warner and [unknown]. Consists of rubber-lined canvas arm band, with rubber plug and tubing attached to metal pump. Blood pressure gauge set on wooden stand, flat metal attachment in cylinder, wooden case with support for pressure gauge and stand. Missing tubing which has disintegrated.



Item belonged to Dr. F. Langlands and was originally donated by Dr. K. Langlands (his son) in 1966.
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Object detail

Medium
brass and other metal, wood, wood stain and varnish, glass, mercury, silk, twill, rubber, leather, paper, biro and ink
Measurements
case 8 x 38.2 x 9.1 cm
Accession Number
MHM04037
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Inscriptions
maker's mark ▫ on case handle: 'WARNER.../MELBOURNE...' (indistinct)
donor or source details/notations/inscriptions ▫ handwritten in blue biro: 'Donated by Dr K. Langlands, Geelong/1966. Belonged to his father,/ Dr F. Langlands.'
scale/inscriptions ▫ printed on gauge, from top downwards near calibrations: 'Millimetres./0/ 10/20/(-)/160'
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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