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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5.25 x 9 x 9, 2.5 x 11 x 2.5 inches. Large Wedgwood mortar and pestle, with a wooden handled pestle.
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.
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Pharmaceutical Scales
Pharmaceutical Scales 8 x 10.25 x 4. Black metal balance with 5 brass weights and sliding scale.
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Pap Boat
Pap Boat 3 x 5 x 5.5" Feeding dish White porcelain pap boat with tea cup shape, including a smooth round handle and an upward turned spout.
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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 3 x 7 x 2.75" Feeding dish White porcelain invalid feeder with raised floral design present on the top portion near spout.
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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 3 x 5.5 x 4.5" Feeding dish " White porcelain invalid feeder with round shape,"bird-like spout, and funnel shaped top opening "(Similar to the one on page 122, S. Maw and Son, 1869)
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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 2.25 x 6 x 2.75" Feeding dish White ceramic invalid feeder with oval like shape and smooth round handle.
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Nipple Shields
Nipple Shields 0.75 x 2.75 x 2.75" Breast feeding: Nipple shield. Two glass nipple shields with hollow centers. These glass shields were used to allow milk to be drawn out of the breast without contact by the nursing child. The shape of the shield allows for the nipple to be inserted into the shield and by pressing against the flat top would allow milk to be drawn out, additionally a small hole is located on the side of the shield where a tube would be inserted and the milk could continue to flow outward.
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Cachet Making Apparatus
Cachet Making Apparatus 1 x 8.5 x 5.5, 1 x 5 x 3" Drug packaging: Closure: Konseal and capsule. Folding stainless steel apparatus with three stainless steel wide mouth funnels and four stainless steel molds and a rubber roller with a wooden handle.
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Cobalt Blue Bottles
Cobalt Blue Bottles Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Three round glass salt top bottles of varying sizes and three round glass tincture bottles of varying sizes all in cobalt blue.
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Cobalt Blue Bottle
Cobalt Blue Bottle Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Three round glass salt top bottles of varying sizes and three round glass tincture bottles of varying sizes all in cobalt blue.
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Cup
Cup 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5. Commemorative and association items. "Wooden cup made of various types and with twine that was made for Francis Peyre Porcher. M.D."
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal,glass lenses housed in blue fabric lined metal case.
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Hey's Saw
Hey's Saw 0.5 x 7 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Saw: Skull. Saw with an ebony handle and steel head that has two blades on either side that are flat with a circular shape and serrated edges.
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Human Skull
Human Skull 5.5x7.5x4. Bone. Skull made of human bone with disconnected lower jaw and no teeth. Used by John Allen Miles in dental studies and Louis Smith Miles in medical studies.
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Stereopticon
Stereopticon 4.5 X 12.5 X 5.5. Teaching materials:Stereopticons ""wood. glass. metal. leather"
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 3.5x6.5x6.5. 1.5x8.25x1.25.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle."Large wedgewood mortar and pestle. with a wooden handled pestle. Eighteenth century pharmacists changed from using brass mortar and pestles in the compounding of medications because the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. Josiah Wedgwood produced his mortar in 1779. Wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles became very popular."