Resuscitator kit

Made:
1774 in London and England
maker:
Evans and Company

Wooden case for resuscitator for reviving "persons apparently dead", labelled "Royal Humane Society 1774", English

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A640992 Pt14
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), horse hair, mahogany (wood), metal plated (unknown) and textile
Measurements:
overall (case closed): 120 mm x 500 mm x 310 mm, 6.252 kg
overall (open): 375 mm x 500 mm x 348 mm, 6.252 kg
type:
instrument cases