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infant formula measure

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Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
996020004
Description
Pale mauve tinted glass measure with a round solid glass base and a seven-sided cylindrical measure which has a smaller diameter at the bottom than at the top; there is a pouring spout at the top; formulas for babies of different ages are on the sides.
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Accession Number
996020004
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Description
Pale mauve tinted glass measure with a round solid glass base and a seven-sided cylindrical measure which has a smaller diameter at the bottom than at the top; there is a pouring spout at the top; formulas for babies of different ages are on the sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair, whose father owned it before her.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The front panel reads, "ESTRAUS // MATERNA // PT. OZ. // 1-16 // 14 // 12 // 10 // 1/2-8 // 6 // 1/4-4 // 2 // 1"; next panel to right reads, "1 // FAT 2% // PROTEIDS 0.6% // SUGAR 6% // 3RD TO 14TH DAY // MILK // CREAM // L. WATER // WATER MILK SUGAR"; next panel reads, "2 // F. 2 1/2% // P. 0.8% // S. 6% // 2ND TO 6TH WEEK // MILK // CREAM // L. WATER // WATER // MILK SUGAR"; next panel reads, "3 // F. 3% // P. 1% // S. 6% // 6TH TO 11TH WEEK // MILK // CREAM // L. WATER // WATER // MILK SUGAR"; next panel reads, "4 // F. 3 1/2% // P. 1 1/2% // S. 7% // 11TH WEEK TO 5TH MO. // MILK // CREAM // L. WATER // WATER // MILK SUGAR"; next panel reads, "5 // F. 4% // P. 2% // S. 7% // 5TH TO 9TH MONTH // MILK // CREAM // L. WATER // WATER // MILK SUGAR"; last panel reads, "6 // F. 3 1/2% // P. 2 1/2% // S. 3 1/2% // 9TH TO 12TH MONTH // MILK // CREAM // BARLEY GRUEL // GRAN. SUGAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-11
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.5 cm. x Width: 11.5 cm. x Depth: 10.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The measure shows no chips, cracks or breaks in the glass; there is no excessive wear; #2: small scratches on glass; single black adhesion on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Pat Blair; see also 996.020.001
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Paediatric case at the Museum; Nov. 21 1997-Jan. 2004
Images
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Victorian baby bottle

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Accession Number
996020005
Description
Ttriangluar shaped moulded glass nursing bottle with flat bottom and tooled lip; narrow circular opening at the top for cork closure, missing cork; sides slope downwards and outwards, giving the bottle a bulging triangular shape; faint purplish tinge to glass; mould lines along sides visible; one s…
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Accession Number
996020005
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Food, Fortified
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Classification
Home Health
Nutrition
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Description
Ttriangluar shaped moulded glass nursing bottle with flat bottom and tooled lip; narrow circular opening at the top for cork closure, missing cork; sides slope downwards and outwards, giving the bottle a bulging triangular shape; faint purplish tinge to glass; mould lines along sides visible; one side of the bottle has an embossed graduated scale with a vertical line and 16 horizontal lines; the numbers 8 (at the top) down to one at the base are spaced out between the horizontal lines, and the word "OUNCES" beneath the opening; embossed on back enclosed within a circle and the name "THE STERLING".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair and obtained from father.
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on top: "THE STERLING // OUNCES"; embossed on bottom: "557"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
13.7 cm
Width
9.1 cm
Depth
5.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Jan. 27, 2004: glass cloudy, occluded in places; some nicks; 1996: no chips, cracks or wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Pat Blair; Sears & Roebuck Co. Catalogue 1897
Research Facts
Sears & Roebuck Co. 1897 Catalogue
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Paediatric case at Museum; Nov. 21 1997
Images
Less detail