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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Geer Drug Co. Nutgalls Powder
Geer Drug Co. Nutgalls Powder 3 x 2.5 x 2.5". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Cylindrical cardboard container with paper label and containing "Nutgall Powder".
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Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters
Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters 10.5"x3.25"x3". Green glass bottle with white paper label and black text. Label: "Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly-Trap Bitters. Particularly recommended in all cases of dyspepsia, nervous weakness, general debility, cholera morbus, asthma, costiveness, sea sickness, and nausea. Dose as a tonic: one to two teaspoons three times daily. Dose as a cathartic: three teaspoonfuls three or four times a day, in half a wineglass of sweetened water. Prepared only by G.W. Aimar and Co., Druggists and Apothecaries, Cor King and Vanderhorst Streets, Charleston, S.C. $1.00 per bottle."
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Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale
Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale 1"x 3"x 1.5" Nickel plated case (contains balance bar and scale bar).Pat. September 29, 1885. Manuf'd by N.V. Randolph & Co., Richmond Va.
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Torsion Scales
Torsion Scales 10"x 14"x 8". Drug Compounding. The Torsion balance concept was developed in France, but perfected in the USA and sold under various trade names. Wood base balance with marble slab, metal pans and a glass top. Tags on the front of the scale read "Scientific" The World's Finest Balance and Scale Service" and "The Torsion Balance Co., Style 27, New York, No. 664, Pat. Jan. 6- 85,Jan. 22-89, May 19-91."
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Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle
Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle 3.5x1.25x1.25". Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Clear glass bottle with no stopper, marked "Cannon Street Pharmacy, E.A. Deming & Co., Props., Charleston, South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present.; Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection
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Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe box- 1 x 3.75 x 1.25 syringe- 0.5 x 3 x 0.5". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. One box marked B-D Insulin Syringe for use with 20 or 40 unit insulin. Box contains one glass syringe marked Becton-Dickinson & Co. No# 252
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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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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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Co. Cubeb Lozenges
Co. Cubeb Lozenges 11.5 x 3 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Clear glass with adhered gold, pink, and green glass label.
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Glass Medicine Cup
Glass Medicine Cup 2.5 x 2 x 2" Administration drug, oral: Measure. One ounce glass measuring cup with raised marking along the sides.
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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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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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Alcohol Burner
Alcohol Burner 3.5 x 3 x 3. Chemistry apparatus: Burner. Alcohol Burner made of glass with wick and wick cover/snuffer.
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Perineum Needle
Perineum Needle 0.25 x 8.5 x 0.25" Needles: Suture: with handle. Perineum Needle made of stainless steel with a smooth handle. The needle is long and straight and curves slightly upward with a small hole at the tip for threading.
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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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Requa's Styptic Pencil
Requa's Styptic Pencil 3.25 x 0.5 x 0.5. First aid. plastic tube with black tin screw cap holding smaller plastic tube with red label and white text
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Professor Holmgren's No. 70
Professor Holmgren's No. 70 Color perception tests,"Professor Holmgren's No. 70, Color blindness test housed in green vinyl covered wood box consisting of forty "skeins" made of various colored yarn tied to a numbered brass tag and three "skeins" made of yarn and tied to brass tags labeled,"A, B, or C" Numbers 1-20 correspond to skein A, 21-20 to skein B, and 31-40 to skein C. The odd numbers denote skeins that provide appropriate matches while even numbers are confusion colors for a color blind individual."
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Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.13" Glass tubes with cork stoppers housed in black leather case with "HYPODERMIC TABLETS" on the exterior.
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Dispensing Unit
Dispensing Unit 9.5 x 23.25 x 8.5 inches. Wooden rectangle with drawers of roll labels and metal suppressors.
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Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic 6.5"x 2"x 2" Glass bottle, cork stopper with paper label with photograph.