Man wearing a breathing apparatus
- Part of The Romance of Modern Chemistry
Entitled "How a Man may Breath Safely in a Poisonous Atmosphere," photographic reproduction of the front and backside view of a man wearing a breathing apparatus. The caption states how the breathing bag delivers oxygen to the wearer via a mouthpiece. The bag also contains caustic soda to absorb the exhaled carbon dioxide.
This plate is found within The Romance of Modern Chemistry, which is a layman's introduction to topics in chemistry. Includes a history of chemistry along with alchemy and the philosopher's stone; elements including organic, invisible, metals, acids, alkalies, and water; chemical changes such as fire, freezing and explosions; chemistry of the stars; food; electricity; solutions and crystals; as well as discoveries in chemistry.
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Siebe, Gorman. “Man Wearing a Breathing Apparatus.” The Romance of Modern Chemistry. London, England, 1909. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/ns0647341.
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