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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
Images
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