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Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Maker:
Chesebrough Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (container material)
paper (label material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 2.8575 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 10.4 cm x 2.2 cm x 1.7 cm x 1 cm; 4 3/32 in x 7/8 in x 21/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
otc preparation
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Perth Amboy
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.3061.01
Nonaccession number:
2012.3061
Catalog number:
2012.3061.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-91e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422975
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Satchel

Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 15 in x 7 in; 27.94 cm x 38.1 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: 39 cm x 21.5 cm x 26 cm; 15 11/32 in x 8 15/32 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
satchel, leather
satchel
midwife's kit
bag
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Gynecology  Search this
Obstetrics  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.3061.02
Nonaccession number:
2012.3061
Catalog number:
2012.3061.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a42e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422976
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Brush

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 5 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 12.7 cm x 4.7625 cm
handle: 1.4 cm x 12.5 cm x 3.6 cm; 9/16 in x 4 29/32 in x 1 13/32 in
Object Name:
brush
wooden brush
midwife's kit
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Workers  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.01
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a5f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422575
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Mulford Solution Pituitary Extract, 1/2 dozen, 1/2 mil ampuls, No. 51

Maker:
H. K. Mulford Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (container material)
paper (label material)
pituitary extract (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.6675 cm
overall: 9 cm x 6.75 cm x 1.75 cm; 3 17/32 in x 2 21/32 in x 11/16 in
part: product: 6 cm x 1.25 cm; 2 3/8 in x 1/2 in
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
biological
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
after 1918
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.27
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.27
2012.0128.27
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8c97-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422573
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Scissors

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; .3175 cm x 11.43 cm x 4.445 cm
overall: 5/16 in x 4 3/32 in x 10 13/32 in; .762 cm x 10.414 cm x 26.416 cm
Object Name:
scissors
scissors, stork motif
midwife's kit
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.02
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8c98-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422579
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Forceps

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 5 in x 2 1/2 in; .635 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm
overall: 13 cm x 6.75 cm x .75 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 21/32 in x 9/32 in
Object Name:
forceps, small
forceps
midwife's kit
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.20
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.20
2012.0128.20
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-778f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422585
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Forceps

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 13.335 cm x 5.715 cm
overall: 13 cm x 6.5 cm x .75 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 9/32 in
Object Name:
forceps, small
forceps
midwife's kit
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.21
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.21
2012.0128.21
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7790-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422587
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Forceps

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 7 in x 3 1/8 in; .9525 cm x 17.78 cm x 7.9375 cm
overall: 18 cm x 8.5 cm x 1 cm; 7 3/32 in x 3 11/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
forceps
midwife's kit
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.22
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.22
2012.0128.22
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7791-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422588
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Maier's Polypus Forceps

Maker:
Kny-Scheerer  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 26.67 cm x 5.715 cm
overall: 27 cm x 6 cm x 1 cm; 10 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
forceps
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1924
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.19
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.19
2012.0128.19
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8373-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422601
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Maier's Polypus Forceps

Maker:
Kny-Scheerer  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; .635 cm x 26.67 cm x 6.0325 cm
overall: 26.5 cm x 6 cm x 1 cm; 10 7/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
forceps
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1924
Subject:
Surgical instruments  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.18
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.18
2012.0128.18
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8374-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422603
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Gauze

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 5 cm x 3.75 cm; 1 31/32 in x 1 15/32 in
Object Name:
gauze, roll
midwife's kit
Subject:
Pharmacy  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.25
Accession number:
2012.0128
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.25
2012.0128.25
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8375-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422606
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Uterine Irrigator

Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 15.5575 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall: 15.25 cm x 2 cm x 1.5 cm; 6 in x 25/32 in x 19/32 in
Object Name:
irrigator, uterine
uterine irrigator
midwife's kit
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Gynecology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.30
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.30
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8376-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422608
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Syringe

Maker:
Meinecke and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (container material)
glass (part: syringe material)
wire (part: needles material)
metal (part: needles material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cm
part: syringe: 6.6 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 19/32 in x 15/32 in
overall: 8.9 cm x 2.7 cm x 2 cm; 3 1/2 in x 1 1/16 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
syringe
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.04
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-911f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422610
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Nail File

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
leather (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 5/8 in; .3175 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.5875 cm
overall: 8.9 cm x .9 cm x .1 cm; 3 1/2 in x 11/32 in x 1/32 in
part: cover: 6.5 cm x 1.5 cm x .5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 19/32 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
nail file
midwife's kit
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.05
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-913a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422618
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Jenaer Normalglass, 1 Minute, Maximum C. Thermometer

Physical Description:
glass (part: thermometer material)
metal (part: thermometer material)
mercury (part: thermometer material)
cardboard (part: case material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 1.5875 cm x 13.97 cm
part: thermometer: 12 cm x 1.3 cm x .6 cm; 4 23/32 in x 1/2 in x 1/4 in
overall: 13.7 cm x 1.7 cm x 1 5/16 in; 5 13/32 in x 21/32 in x 3.302 cm
Object Name:
thermometer, clinical
midwife's kit
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.06
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bcac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422620
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Syringe

Maker:
Meinecke and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (container material)
glass (part: syringe material)
silver (part: pencil material)
metal (part: holder material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 8.3 cm x 3.4 cm x 2 13/32 in; 3 9/32 in x 1 11/32 in x 6.096 cm
part: syringe: 7.5 cm x 1.6 cm; 2 15/16 in x 5/8 in
part: pencil: 6.7 cm x .4 cm; 2 5/8 in x 5/32 in
Object Name:
syringe
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Surgical instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.07
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7e01-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422641
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Vaginal Speculum

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 13.97 cm x 4.445 cm
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 15 cm x 16 cm x 6 cm; 5 29/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 2 3/8 in
overall, minimum (shipping, storage, or collapsed): 14 in x 6 cm x 6 cm; 35.56 cm x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
speculum, vaginal
midwife's kit
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Gynecology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.29
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.29
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8377-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422644
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Wishbone Stem Pessary

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
overall: 15.7 cm x 2.2 cm x 2.5 cm; 6 3/16 in x 7/8 in x 31/32 in
Object Name:
pessary, stem
midwife's kit
Date made:
1920s - 1930s
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.08
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.08
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7e02-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422645
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Graves' Vaginal Speculum

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 5 3/4 in x 5 in; 5.08 cm x 14.605 cm x 12.7 cm
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 14 cm x 17 cm x 5.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 6 11/16 in x 2 5/32 in
overall, minimum (shipping, storage, or collapsed): 15 cm x 12 cm x 5.5 cm; 5 29/32 in x 4 23/32 in x 2 5/32 in
Object Name:
speculum, vaginal
midwife's kit
Subject:
Gynecology  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.28
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.28
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8378-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422647
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Smith's Retroversion Pessary

Physical Description:
hard rubber (part: pessary material)
cardboard (container material)
cotton (packaging material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
in box: 8 cm x 5.75 cm x 2.5 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 1/4 in x 31/32 in
part: pessary: 7.75 cm x 5.5 cm x 2 cm; 3 1/16 in x 2 5/32 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
pessary in box
pessary
midwife's kit
Subject:
Women's Health  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.26
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.26
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8b83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422907
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