Richardson, Bertram. Papers.

Collection Number: MC039

Correspondence with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and notes on the chamber's use and construction.

Inventor of a euthanasia device called the "Lethal chamber for the painless extinction of lower animal life."

Inclusive Dates



animal science


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