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- 1890 – 1930
This set of postcards depicts the scenes from the Welsbach Incandescent Gas Lighting Company factory at Gloucester, New Jersey. Originally a set of 46 postcards, this collection is missing cards number 20 and 31. The…
- Contributor Welsbach Gas Light Company
- Subject Welsbach Gas Light Company, Employees, Incandescent gas-lighting, Incandescent gas-lighting--Fixtures, Lighting, Rare earth industry, Auer v. Welsbach, Carl (Auer von Welsbach), 1858-1929, Women employees, Rare earths, Machinery in the workplace, Machinery
SILASTIC demonstration mammary breast implant/sizer/prosthesis in original packaging and box with accompanying paperwork.
A: White cardboard box with blue product label adhered to top of box. Box opens to reveal…
A type of early intrauterine device (IUD) also known as a cervicouterine device or pessary. Curved disk with long coil stem attached to plate of disk. Coil opens into a wishbone shape with two arms. Arms are held…
- After 1920 – before 1959
Glass tube with a collecting reservoir that opens into a funnel (or breast piece). Round red rubber bulb attached to one end of the glass. Stamp in black ink on red bulb reads "Ingram's/'Omega'/London."
- After 1920 – before 1959
Glass tube with a collecting reservoir that opens into a funnel (or breast piece). Round black rubber pump attached to one end of the glass.
Long stem, round bottom flask with custom flange. Needle-size hole on opposite side of flange allows for release of pressure.
- After 1960
White plastic medicine bottle with safety cap. Bottle contains tablets and original inner seal is intact. White, dark red, and yellow label adhered to bottle reads "Enovid".
The ubiquitous bottle has a long history.…
Study for a never-finished portrait of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS (1910-1994), by English artist Graham Sutherland. Hodgkin was an English biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964 for her work in…
- Circa 1889
This photogravure by Gebbie & Husson Co. Ltd. reproduces Thomas Eakins' painting known as The Agnew Clinic (or The Clinic of Dr. Agnew). Eakins was commissioned by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Class of 1889 to…
- After Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
- Creator Of Work Gebbie & Husson Co. Ltd.
- Subject Women--Health and hygiene, Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916, Women's health services, White, J. William (James William), 1850-1916, Surgery--Study and teaching, Nurses, Lumpectomy, Medical students, Gebbie & Husson Co. Ltd., Agnew, D. Hayes (David Hayes), 1818-1892, Medicine--Study and teaching, University of Pennsylvania. Hospital, Women in medicine
- Advertisement for Sportshape sports bra
Black and white print advertisement for the Sportshape bra published in Cosmopolitan magazine. The advertisement depicts a woman arching her back to demonstrate the "superior support" of Sportshape's patented "baseball…
- 1977 – 1979
Invented by Lisa Lindahl and Polly Smith in 1977, the Jogbra was the first sports bra. Lindahl and Smith's initial prototype was in the style of two jockstraps sewn together to create a crude brassiere with two pouches…
Black and white advertisement from the International Nickel Company, Inc. highlighting the use of nickel to produce corrosion-resisting stainless steel for a variety of applications. The advertisement features an…
Black and white print magazine advertisement for E.R. Squibb & Sons featuring an image of a micrograph of penicillin, the exterior of the corporation's penicillin manufacturing building, and the factory interior.