Plesch type tonoscillograph and oak wood box

Made:
1931-1940 in London and London and
inventor:
Janos Plesch
Plesch Tonsillograph, 1931-1940. Photographed with book 'The Peckham Experiment'. Top three quarter view. Grey

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Plesch Tonsillograph, 1931-1940. Photographed with book 'The Peckham Experiment'. Top three quarter view. Grey
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Plesch tonoscillograph with tonoscillogram(?), with oak wood case, type invented by Professor Janos Plesch and made by Hawksley and Sons Limited, London, England, 1931-1940

Tonoscillograph with tonoscillogram, of the type invented by Professor J Plesch, in a case. Plesch lived in Germany, but this instrument for measuring and recording blood pressure was manufactured by Hawksley and Sons, London.

Details

Category:
Clinical Diagnosis
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A600389
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), chromium plated, complete, cotton (fibre), glass, metal (unknown), oak (wood), rubber (unidentified), steel (metal) and textile
type:
tonoscillograph
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Avery, Dr. Harold