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Iron lung used at Kenny Institute
Description 'The Emerson Respirator' manufactured by the J.H. Emerson Co., Cambridge 40, MA, 1953. Juvenile size iron lung used at Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis, to treat victims of polio.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 76 inches length
60 inches height
28 inches width
Nomenclature Medical equipment
Creation Made by: J.H. Emerson Company
Made in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: Sister Kenny Institute
Made in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Children and adolescents
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Patient Aids & Accessories
Dates Creation: Exactly 1953
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1996.252.1