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infant feeding bottle

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880-1900
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
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infant formula measure

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Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient 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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient 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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