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Mellin's Food for Infants

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.285
Description
A sealed glass bottle with slightly rounded shoulders, a wide neck, and a metal screw-on cap; contains a white powder.
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Accession Number
1980.18.285
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Home Nursing
Description
A sealed glass bottle with slightly rounded shoulders, a wide neck, and a metal screw-on cap; contains a white powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mellin's Food Co. of North America
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: aqua
metal: grey
organic matter: white
Inscriptions
Embossed with: "Mellin's Food Co. Boston, U.S. Small Size"; embossed on bottom: "W13"; lid labelled: "For the Baby Mellins Food For Infants"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is rusted
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Mellin's Food for Infants and Invalids

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7904
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Patient Care Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, Other
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.284
Description
A sealed glass bottle with slightly rounded shoulders blending into a short neck and topped with a metal screw-on lid; paper label; 3/4 full of contents.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.284
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Patient Care Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, Other
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Home Nursing
Description
A sealed glass bottle with slightly rounded shoulders blending into a short neck and topped with a metal screw-on lid; paper label; 3/4 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Mellin's Food Co. of North America
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: aqua
metal: yellow
paper: yellow; brown
organic matter: dark brown; speckled yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Mellin's Food for Infants and Invalids // Reg. in U.S. Pat. Off. // Originated by G. Mellin"; labelled on cap: "Mellin's Food for Infants and Adults"; embossed: "Mellin's Food"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: Label is torn in some places with losses; slight surface corrosion of metal lid.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
Images
Less detail