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Victorian baby bottle

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Accession Number
1969.73.1
Description
Hand-blown clear glass infant feeding bottle with a tapered neck and a hole in one side; shaped like a cylindrical bottle with flat base, very small opening at top and large lipped opening on front; rough pontil mark on flat base; lots of mini seed bubbles in glass; wide lips around both openings.
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Accession Number
1969.73.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Feeding Methods
Description
Hand-blown clear glass infant feeding bottle with a tapered neck and a hole in one side; shaped like a cylindrical bottle with flat base, very small opening at top and large lipped opening on front; rough pontil mark on flat base; lots of mini seed bubbles in glass; wide lips around both openings.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
14.5 cm
Diameter
6.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cracking on the neck; air bubbles in the glass; cracking on the side vent; abrasions adjacent to the side vent; wear on base.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail