University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
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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…
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
a - bottle
b - plastic tube with nipple
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Embossed on bottle: "THE PET // FEEDING BOTTLE"; on nipple: "EVENFLO PRODUCTS RAVENNA. O. PAT. U.S. & CAN. MADE IN U.S.A."
Storage Room 0010
a - 14.5 cm
b - 34.2 cm
a - 9.6 cm
a - 5.9 cm
b - 4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
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
(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