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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin 9x4.5x3.75. Drug Packaging:Container:Box and packet. "Green "Lobelia" Botanical Drug tin from the manufacturer. Parke-Davis. Displayed on the sides are pictures of Detroit factory on the front. Canadian Laboratory on the proper right side. and the New York Office on the proper left. These colorful tins were used to advertise the drug manufacturers of the time."
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Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium
Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium 5.75x2.1.5."Drugs:Patent. Proprietary. OTC".cobalt blue glass bottle with decorative stopper.
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Hunley's Kidney Pills
Hunley's Kidney Pills 4.5 x 1.75 x 1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle."Clear glass bottle with paper label and a tin screw cap. White "Kidney Pills" visible on the interior."
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Metal, glass lenses, stickers.
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle "10"x 4"x 4" Dark wood mortar with carvings along sides, wood pestle."
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Pharmaceutical Scales
Pharmaceutical Scales 2 x 4.25 x 2.25, 6 x 7 x 2.5. Green metal balance with with a set of weights and tweezers housed in a wood box.
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Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales
Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales 8.75x19x8, 3.5x8x4. Oak wood balance with white marble slab and metal pans, 9 brass weights housed in wood case.
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Hick's Capudine for Headache
Hick's Capudine for Headache 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.75. Yellow paper box, brown glass bottle with tin screw cap. Box reads:""Each teaspoonful contains: Antipyrine- 1 1/2 grains, Potassium Bromide- 3 3/4 grains, Sodium Salicylate, Caffeine. For relief of pain and discomforts of headache, neuralgia, muscle aches and pains due to exposure or fatigue. Aching discomfort due to head colds. Price 15 cents.
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Capsule Filler
Capsule Filler 6.125"x 14.5"x 4.5" Drug Compounding. Copper box with slots for capsules, one metal instrument to push down capsules, and two metal filling attachments.
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Fleam. Silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2" x 1"
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Bicaise Distemper Cure
Bicaise Distemper Cure 6.125 x 2.25 x 1.25. Empty white box with black text.
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Hodge's Forceps
Hodge's Forceps 3.5 x 17 x 4.5" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction
Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction 3 x 17 x 7".Delivery: Obstetrical forceps. Steel forceps with curved arms and slight curve at the handles with an axis traction handle built in for increased leverage. This form of the forcep was developed in France by Stephane Tarnier (1828-1897).
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Tumor Screw
Tumor Screw 0.75 x 10.5 x 0.75" Curettage: Curette Stainless steel placenta uterine curette with a spiral shape at the tip.
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Bone Curette
Bone Curette 2.5 x 7 x 2.5" Curettage: Curette: Bone Stainless steel bone curette with deep spoon like shape and a perforated handle.
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Mule's Vitreous Sphere
Mule's Vitreous Sphere Case- 0.75 x 1.5 x 1.75" Sphere-0.5 x 1 x 1" One clear glass, Mules vitreous sphere (artificial eye) housed in a velvet lined, brown leather covered box.
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Artificial Eyes
Artificial Eyes Box-1 x 3.5 x 3" Eyes approx-0.5x1x0.75" Prostheses and Implants. Ophthalmology. Eye, artificial leather covered box with tan velvet lining housing six glass eyes of various colors.
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Nipple Shields
Nipple Shields Shield-1 x 2 x 2" Top of box-0.625 x 2.5 x 2.5" Bottom of box-1.5 x 2.5 x 2." Breast feeding: Nipple shield. Lead nipple shields housed in a red paper box and used for the prevention and cure of sore nipples by placing the shield over the nipple during times of rest. Only one of the two shields is still intact with the remains housed in the original box and the surviving shield displaying loss at the top and sides.
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Citrate of Magnesia
Citrate of Magnesia 8 x 2.75 x 2.75" Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Glass bottle, metal latch and glass stopper.