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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Crochet
Crochet 2"x 14"x 2.5" Steel instrument with a detachable curved rod and a smooth ebony handle with round steel rings for fingers that allow more leverage. This instrument was used after the perforator had made an incision into the head of the baby. The crochet was then inserted into the opening and used to remove the child from the mother.
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Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
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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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Dissection Set
Dissection Set 1.75 x 8 x 5. Dissection: set."Steel dissecting instruments. some with wood handles. housed in a brown velvet lined wood case. Brass plate missing from exterior. case closure is not working. foreign matter on exterior of case. and staining of interior fabric present."
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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.
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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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EKG Machine
EKG Machine 11x15x8.5". Electrocardiography. EKG Machine and cords housed in dark wooden box.
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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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Fahnestock's Tonsillotome
Fahnestock's Tonsillotome 1.5 x 12.5 x 1.25. case- 1.75 x 13 x 1.75. Cutting tool:Tome:Tonsillotome. "Steel instrument with ebony handle that has extensive fading on the top portion. housed in velvet lined long. narrow leather covered wood case. The instrument used for tonsillectomy."
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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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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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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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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25x3.25x2.75". Injections: Hypodermic needles. "One dozen "Laminex" stainless steel hypodermic needles housed in the original red paper box and sealed in plastic. An envelope of non-corrosive needle wires is also housed in the box."