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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl Bloodletting: Basin. Copper basin with oval-like shape and curved edges. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 13" x 5.5"
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Bone Scraper
Bone Scraper 1 x 4.75 x 1" Curettage: Curette: Bone Bone scraper with steel arm and ebony 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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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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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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TR. Sanguin Bottle
TR. Sanguin Bottle Clear glass tincture bottle with glass stopper and glass label adhered to bottle that reads "Tr. Sanguin."
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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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Frog in Your Throat Lozenges
Frog in Your Throat Lozenges 2.75 x 0.75 x 1.25" Drugs: Patent, Proprietary, OTC. Green and blue paper box with frog displayed.
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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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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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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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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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Tr. Digital
Tr. Digital 10.25 x 3.5 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Glass square tincture bottle with recessed glass label and glass stopper. Digitalin is a heart medication derived from the Digitalis genus of plants. The use of digitalin dates to 1785, and it is still used today.
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Ferr. Citras
Ferr. Citras 6.5 x 3.5 x 3.5" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. English creamware jar with adhered glass label.
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Baker Sanatorium Pin
Baker Sanatorium Pin 0.25 x 0.75 x 0.75" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. Baker Sanatorium pin, gold with a red cross and white accents. Verso engraving reads " Edith M. Behrens"
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Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Pin
Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Pin 0.25x1.25x0.5" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses pin. The round pin is 14k gold with a blue cross and a wreath of leaves along the outer edges. Verso has an engraving that reads "M. Isabelle Wylie, 1913"
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School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin
School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin 0.25 x 1 x 1" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. School of Nursing Medical College, State of SC pin. The school's seal is in the center of this 14k gold pin with blue accents and a wreath of leaves is along the edges. Verso has an engraving that reads,"Nina M. Allsbrook, June 5-26"
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Reading Glasses
Reading Glasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal with glass lenses. Made in Germany.