Vaporiser, Bronchitis; Vapo-resolene; 1890-1900; WY.0000.688

Name/Title

Vaporiser, Bronchitis

About this object

This is a Vapo-resolene Vaporiser from the Victorian Era. The device was used to heat cresolene over an open flame to be inhaled to cure respiratory ailments such as bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma.

Maker

Vapo-resolene

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1890-1900

Period

1890s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, New York state, New York City

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, iron
inorganic, processed material, metal, iron, tin plated
inorganic, processed material, glass

Measurements

See parts.

Subject and Association Keywords

Health and Medicine

Object Type

medications

Object number

WY.0000.688

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