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Image captionThe effects of breathing Nitrous Oxyd the only genteel way of getting Drunk
Associated name Barton, William P.C. , 1786 - 1856
Image Type Photograph of drawing
Image Date [not before 1808]
Size 19 x 15 cm.
Call number Smith P/C245.1 M
Notes Laughing gas. Reproduction of a drawing from the early to mid-19th century, kept by E.F. Smith with his copy of Barton's thesis, "A dissertation on the chymical properties and exhilarating effects of nitrus oxide gas: and its application to pneumatick medicine" (Thesis (M.D.)--University of Pennsylvania, 1808).
 
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Apparatus Name Function Material
Bladder   Animal tissue