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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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.
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Perfume Bottle
Perfume Bottle 5.25 x 2.875 x 2.875" Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Glass bottle with stopper and foggy white residue.
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Metal Amalgam Mixer
Metal Amalgam Mixer 1 x 3.5 x 3.5".Dental restoration, permanent: Apparatus. Steel amalgam mixer that was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
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Bermingham Nasal Douche
Bermingham Nasal Douche 1 x 4 x 1" box- 1 x 4.25 x 1.75" Glass nasal douche, used for cleansing, housed in original cardboard box with black text. The douche has an oval-like shape with a fill spout on the top and an irrigating tip on the side. Irrigation: Douche.
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Eye Wash Cup
Eye Wash Cup 2.5 x 15. x 1.5" Irrigation: Eye bath. Clear, footed glass eye wash cup.
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Irrigating Syringe
Irrigating Syringe 1.5 x 9.5 x 1.5" Irrigation: Syringe. Irrigating syringe made of clear plastic with a green rubber stopper, capable of holding two ounces.
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Asepto Syringe With Bulb
Asepto Syringe With Bulb 2 x 8.5 x 2" Irrigation: Syringe. Glass syringe with red rubber bulb.
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Medi-Flow Sterile Disposable Lavage
Medi-Flow Sterile Disposable Lavage 1.5 x 6.25 x 4.5" Irrigation: Eye bath. A clear and blue plastic box containing 6 medi-FLOW sterile disposable lavages for the eye.
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Antrum Cannula
Antrum Cannula 0.25 x 5.5 x 1 . Catheterization: Nasal. Curved stainless steel Cannula that fits on a trocar and is placed in the nasal cavity to aid in the delivery of oxygen.
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Vaginal Wart Remover Template
Vaginal Wart Remover Template 0.125 x 3.75 x 3.5. Electrosurgery. Vaginal Wart Remover Template made of rubber with five holes of decreasing size. Template housed in original plastic bag with manufacturers label and marked (x 3938)"
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Graduated Beaker
Graduated Beaker 4.5 x 4 x 3. Chemistry apparatus: container: beaker. Graduated glass beaker with angled lip and measurement markings in tablespoons and teaspoons.
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Surgical Needle
Surgical Needle 0.75 x 7.5 x 0.5" Needles: Suture: with handle. Suture instrument with a serrated handle and curved needle. A small hole is located at the tip of the needle for threading and an adjustable knob is located on the side. Made of steel and heavily rusted.
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Perineedle
Perineedle 0.25 x 7 x 0.5" Needles: Suture."Steel ligature and perineedle with satin finish and a serrated handle. The needle curves abruptly to the side with a hole at the tip for threading of the suture. (Similar to page 57. Wachtel catalog. 1939)"
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Suture Needle
Suture Needle 0.25 x 2.5 x 2" Needles: Suture."Curved suture needle with a hole at the tip for threading and a small serrated handle. heavy rusting present."
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Acupuncture Needle
Acupuncture Needle 0.25"x9"x0.25" 0.75"x9.75"x0.75". Acupuncture therapy. Steel acupuncture needle with cork stopper housed in original box.
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Ear Examination Apparatus
Ear Examination Apparatus 2.25 x 9.5 x 4.25",Otolaryngology: Otoscope,"Ear Examination apparatus made of plastic, metal, glass, housed in a wood case with velvet lining."
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Demi-Tasse Cup
Demi-Tasse Cup 2.25 x 3 x 2.25. Household articles: Tableware. Demi-tasse cup made of glass and painted pink with a colored image of the Porter Military Academy buildings displayed.