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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1980.18.73 a-b
Description
Clear glass moulded 'turtle' shaped feeding bottle with the neck curved up at an angle of approximately 25°; visible mould lines around sides, flat back and embossed manufacturer's logo of intertwined B and G and name of product, 'The Pet Feeding Bottle'; one opening designed for a cork closure; bo…
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Accession Number
1980.18.73 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics
Description
Clear glass moulded 'turtle' shaped feeding bottle with the neck curved up at an angle of approximately 25°; visible mould lines around sides, flat back and embossed manufacturer's logo of intertwined B and G and name of product, 'The Pet Feeding Bottle'; one opening designed for a cork closure; bottle modified from various modern pieces to replicate the orginal style of feeding through a long rubber hose and rubber teat for demonstration purposes; modified with cork stopper and 30.0 cm long clear plastic tube 0.6 cm diameter plastic tube ending in a circa1965 rubber nipple with bone or plastic disk surrounding it, and dark brown ring and short tube beneath, all inserted in hole made in the new cork.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - plastic tube with nipple
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
B. G. Company
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
plastic: clear
rubber: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "THE PET // FEEDING BOTTLE"; on nipple: "EVENFLO PRODUCTS RAVENNA. O. PAT. U.S. & CAN. MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
a - 14.5 cm
b - 34.2 cm
Width
a - 9.6 cm
Depth
a - 5.9 cm
Diameter
b - 4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Nov. 29, 2016: clear tube appears to be slightly yellowed (from age); Nov. 2006: rubber tube hardened and cracked; a piece has broken off inside; Aug. 2004: rubber is stiff; 1989: bottle has a small chipped area on the outside edge of the neck where a moulding flaw left a sharp corner edge; a few light scratches on back side; some water marks and brown specks inside; rubber nipple has darkened and has tiny brown spots; hardening and is starting to fracture in a couple of places
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
(b only) On display for exhibit "Gananoque 150" L-2017-6 at Arthur Child Heritage Museum; 24 April 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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