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Allenbury's food measure

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1986.15.1
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
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Accession Number
1986.15.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Weights and Measures
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Welch of Toronto.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Allenbury"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row D
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For measuring infant food.
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Allenbury's Malted Food No. 3

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Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.323
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
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Accession Number
1980.18.323
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key and a circular attached to the top of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on item: "The label and packing is adopted June, 1929."
Material
metal: brown; light yellow; black
paper
Inscriptions
Printed on tin is a picture of a mother feeding a child, and "The Allenburys' // Malted Food // No. 3 // A malted food for use after the birth month of infant life when the digestive secretions normally contain diastasic ferments, and can deal with the products of the partial conversion of wheaten flour of high albuminoid content"; instructions and compositions are listed on the tin in English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 10.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rust on top of tin.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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Allenbury's Modified Milk No. 1

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Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.328
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key attached to the lid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.328
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Milk
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a key attached to the lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on item: "This label and packing adopted June 1929."
Material
metal: red; yellow; salmon; black
Inscriptions
Printed on can: "Allenburys' Modified // Milk // No. 1 // As Easily Assimilated as Mother's Milk // The addition of an ample proportion of Vitamin D has by clinical use and independent biological test been shown to ensure protection against rickets and allied deficiency disorders."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row A
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Rust at top of can and on key
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Information on how to prepare ”Allenbury’s Milk Food, attaching teats to and cleaning the ‘Allenbury’s Feeder’ bottle can be found in 009.021.005 ‘Infant Feeding and Management’ by Allen & Hanburys Ltd. April 1923.
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baby bottle sterilizer kit

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1987.9.1 a-gg
Description
Baby bottle sterilizer kit with yellow plastic base (a) with heating / sterilizing element with two prong electric cord and white plastic cover (b); white plastic grid style bottle rack (c) can hold up to eight (8) bottles (e-k) has a separate grid (d) to fit over top of rack handle for bottle caps…
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Accession Number
1987.9.1 a-gg
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Description
Baby bottle sterilizer kit with yellow plastic base (a) with heating / sterilizing element with two prong electric cord and white plastic cover (b); white plastic grid style bottle rack (c) can hold up to eight (8) bottles (e-k) has a separate grid (d) to fit over top of rack handle for bottle caps (l-u), liners and nipples (dd-ff) to be sterilized; kit contains seven (7) transparent Curity brand glass baby bottles with ten (10) cream plastic screw on bottle caps, eight (8) cream and yellow plastic cap seals and three (3) dark brown rubber bottle nipples; white plastic cover fits on base; instructions for use on underside of base; paper instruction manual (gg); Note: instruction manual missing 15 Nov 2016; one bottle and five nipples missing to create a full set.
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a – base
b – cover
c – bottle rack
d – accessories rack
e-k – bottle
l-u –cap
v-cc –cap seal
dd-ff - niple
gg - instruction manual
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W. T. W. Clarke.
Maker
Hankscraft (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1970
Material
plastic: yellow; white
glass: transparent
rubber: brown
paper: white
ink: black; red; blue
Inscriptions
On top of case: "HANKSCRAFT"; embossed on bottles: "CURITY // SURE GRIP // CUBIC CENTIMETERS 50 100 250 200 227 // OUNCES 1-8"; embossed on bottle lids and liners "Curity"; on bottom of base unit: "HANKSCRAFT // Model 972 AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC // STERILIZER // 1. POUR WATER (TERMINAL METHOD - 6 OZS., REGULAR ME- // THOD 8 OZS.) INTO EITHER END OF BOILING SECTION MAR- // KED "FILL HERE". PLACE LOADED BOTTLE RACK IN BASE. PUT ON COVER, AND PLUG INTO ELECTRICAL OUTLET. CUR- // RENT WILL SHUT OFF AUTOMATICALLY WHEN ALL WATER // HAS TURNED TO STEAM. (TIME WILL VARY ACCORDING TO // WATER HARDNESS.) TWENTY MINUTES ENSURES COMPLETE // TERMINAL STERILIZATION. IF CURRENT SHUTS OFF IN LESS // THAN TWENTY MINUTES USE 1 OZ. MORE WATER. (IF YOUR // UNIT DOES NOT SHUT OFF IN 45 MINUTES, ADD A SMALL // PINCH OF BAKING SODA. ALLOW ANOTHER HOUR FOR // COOLING AFTER STERILIZER HAS SHUT OFF. // 2. DISCONNECT FROM CIRCUIT, AND REMOVE THE COVER. FOR // SAFE STORAGE, PLACE BOTTLE RACK AND FEEDINGS IN // REFRIGERATOR. // 3. RINSE BOILING SECTION UNDER TAP AFTER EACH USE // 115 VOLTS A.C. ONLY // 7.5 AMPS OR LESS // MADE IN CANADA BY // HANKSCRAFT (CANADA) LTD. TORONTO // CANADIAN PATENT NO. 765,151 U.S. PATENT NO. 3,347,618"; on nipples: "PYRAMID RUBBER CO. RAVENNA. O. EVENFLO PAT. U. S. & CAN.; "EVENFLO PRODUCTS RAVENNA. O. PAT. U. S. & CAN. MADE IN U.S.A."; printed on instruction manual: "baby bottle // STERILIZER"; line drawing of steriliizer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-6
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a – base – Length 33.0 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
b – cover – Length 33.0 cm x Width 15.8 cm x Depth 22.2 cm
c – bottle rack – Length 26.0 cm x Width 13.2 cm x Depth 22.8 cm
d – accessories rack – Length 23.2 cm x Width 11.6 cm Depth 2.5 cm
e-k – bottle – Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
l-u – cap - Diam. 4.6 cm
v-cc – cap seal - Diam. 3.8 cm
dd-ff – nipple - Diam. 3.8 cm
gg - instruction manual
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber cord is brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US3347618-0.png
Research Facts
Bought by the donor to sterilize bottles for visiting grandchildren.
Citing patent: US3347618; Filing date: Apr 6, 1964; Publication date: Oct 17, 1967; Applicant: Hankscraft Canada Ltd; Title: Sterilizer.
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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Home Health
Home Health Care
Paediatrics
Accession Number
018006001
Description
Heavy porcelain bowl with light blue glaze; the bowl is divided into three compartments, two quarters and one half; between one of the quarters and the half, there is a hole in which a cork sits; the bowl is hollow inside, and on the outside the bowl becomes wider the closer it is to the bottom, so…
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Accession Number
018006001
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Home Health
Home Health Care
Paediatrics
MeSH Heading
Infant Care
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics
Home Health
Food
Feeding Methods
Child
Child Nutrition
Description
Heavy porcelain bowl with light blue glaze; the bowl is divided into three compartments, two quarters and one half; between one of the quarters and the half, there is a hole in which a cork sits; the bowl is hollow inside, and on the outside the bowl becomes wider the closer it is to the bottom, so there are two indents in the bowl around the edge; the bottom of the bowl contains three white rings, each one smaller as it reaches the centre of the bowl; inside the smallest ring, the middle of the bowl is indented to form a concave impression.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family. Used by all toddlers in the family.
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: blue, white
cork: brown
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on cork: "7189".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Height
7.0 cm
Diameter
18.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The small section nearest the cork has a crack in the side; some slight colour loss in small spots on the top and bottom of the bowl around the cork.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Donor, website
Reference Comments
Donor's remarks
TheRetroRescuers, Vintage Hankscraft Baby Food Warmer Dish ~Periwinkle Blue: https://www.etsy.com/sg-en/listing/594103122/vintage-hankscraft-baby-food-warmer-dish
Research Facts
This dish was used to feed toddlers. Warm water would be poured into the hollow portion and plugged with a matching lid, which in this case has been replaced by a cork. The water inside the dish would keep the food warm. The ridged base and the heavy weight of the bowl kept toddlers from throwing the bowl on the ground, etc.
Similar items were made by a company called Hankscraft.
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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1987.12.2 a-e
Description
Six panel pale blue opaque plastic bottle with manufacturer's name and measurements (metric and imperial) embossed on it; threaded neck to attach rubber nipple, screw cap and cap liner seal; bilingual (English, French) instructions printed on a cardboard sleeve fitted over the bottle.
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Accession Number
1987.12.2 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Feeding Methods
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Description
Six panel pale blue opaque plastic bottle with manufacturer's name and measurements (metric and imperial) embossed on it; threaded neck to attach rubber nipple, screw cap and cap liner seal; bilingual (English, French) instructions printed on a cardboard sleeve fitted over the bottle.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – bottle
b – nipple
c – screw cap
d - cap seal disk
e - cardboard sleeve
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Museum purchase.
Maker
Evenflo Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brantford
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Date Remarks
Purchase date 1987
Material
plastic: blue; white
rubber: brown
paper: white
ink: red, tan
Inscriptions
Printed on cardboard sleeve: "evenflo // Plastic // Nurser // Guaranteed // Boilable // 8 oz 227 ml // opposite panel with same detail in French // FOR FEEDING: Shoulder of // nipple should be pushed up // through cap ring. Screw cap // ring on bottle medium tight. // Slow down flow of milk by // tightening. // CAUTION: Do not heat in // microwave oven. // This nurser has been made // slightly oversized to allow // for shrinkage caused by // hospital autoclaving or // home hot water sterilization. // Volumetric graduations will // become reasonably accu - // rate and remain so there - // after. Washing with harsh // detergents may cause // nurser to crack. // Inspect nipples frequently. // Replace when soft, sticky or // swollen. Do not put nipples // in microwave oven. // repeat instructions in French // IMPORTED BY // evenflo // CANADA INC. // BRANTFORD, ONTARIO N3T 5V7 // 58679 00006"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a – bottle - Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
b – nipple – Height 4.0 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
c – screw cap - Height 1.5 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
d - cap seal disk - Height 0.6 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
e - cardboard sleeve (flattened): Length 12.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
1987.12.1
Research Facts
This bottle is also made in opaque pink plastic and clear glass; it is a standard shape that is largely being superseded by the Playtex System of disposable bottle bags.
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Benger's Food for Infants, Invalids and the Aged

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.327
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.327
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Food, Fortified
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Benger's Food Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BENGER'S // FOOD // . . . // INFANTS, INVALIDS, AND THE AGED // . . . // BENGER'S FOOD LTD. // MANCHESTER, ENGLAND"; "No. 1 Size Tin"; "N.B. – This Food must not be placed near scented goods, or it will absorb the flavour."; top embossed with: "Benger's Self Digestive Food Manchester"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Top is rusted.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002106
Description
Breast pump, which consists of a clear glass main section with a red rubber bulb attached to one end; the main section is cylindrical and hollow with one end that flares outward, trumpet-like, with rounded outer edges; the other end tapers inwards and has a small round opening; this end is covered …
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Accession Number
995002106
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump, which consists of a clear glass main section with a red rubber bulb attached to one end; the main section is cylindrical and hollow with one end that flares outward, trumpet-like, with rounded outer edges; the other end tapers inwards and has a small round opening; this end is covered with a hollow spherical closed rubber bulb; the middle section of the glass part has a semicircular area that comes out at the bottom and provides a collection reservoir for pumped milk.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the KGH Nursing Alumnae
Material
rubber: red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.3 cm. x Diam. 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete with no damage (chips, cracks or staining); the rubber bulb is complete, but losing flexibility; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by the J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 85 (item 5H-135) (see attached photocopy); CD #1; CD #8
Research Facts
Used for collecting human milk.
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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not …
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Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area
within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber
bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has
deteriorated and is not there (see accession sheet for illustration)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 4.6 cm.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date on artifact
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised words on glass top read: "Pat. Aug. 3rd, 1915"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Breast pump was very dirty and dusty; the rubber bulb was so deteriorated that it was unsavable;
the glass section of the pump is unmarked, unchipped and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020387 a-d
Description
Breast pump in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (a) and lid (b); lid with red border around top; box with label on side, printed with red and yellow ink, stating manufacturing and product information; breast pump (c) with brown and black marbled rubber bulb attached to clear glass section that …
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Accession Number
010020387 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (a) and lid (b); lid with red border around top; box with label on side, printed with red and yellow ink, stating manufacturing and product information; breast pump (c) with brown and black marbled rubber bulb attached to clear glass section that flares out at open end; large rounded section to one side; round yellow plastic disc (d) with hole in middle
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 8.2 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
c - pump - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 6.8 cm
d - washer - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
United Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: brown, black
paper: brown
ink: yellow, red
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on side of box: ""KANTLEEK" // A Rexall PRODUCT // BREAST PUMP // LARGE ONYX BULB // (WIRED ON) // R 1470 // UNITED DRUG CO. BOSTON, U.S.A."; (c) embossed on handle of pump: "KANTLEEK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Box and lid (a, b) faded, water-damaged; rubber hardened on pump (c)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog C-30", American Hospital Supply, c. 1965, similar to model #14410-002; "Aloe’s Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physicians’ Supplies and Hospital Furnishings. 6th ed", A.S. Aloe Co., 189–, p. 937 (similar to model #10987)
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the yellow disc may or may not be a part of the breast pump
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