Wood Bros clear glass No 52 pedestal eye bath

Catalogue Number: 2271
Wood Bros clear glass No 52 pedestal eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Designer/inventor: Wood Bros Glass Company
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1935
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Barnsley Yorkshire England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Wood Bros
Description Of Item: Clear moulded glass eye bath of pedestal form with knop at base of stem; No 52 Design. Marked on base; 'MADE IN ENGLAND' and 'W' in an octagon. 41mm W x 62mm H.
Historical Significance: Wood Bros introduced the No 52 design in the early 1930's. The Wood Bros Glass Company was established in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England in 1828. The 'W in an octagon' mark was registered in 1881. The firm ceased trading in 1981. Ref: Eye Baths, George Sturrock, 2012, Millstream Books. Cat No 2246
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: May 2013
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18

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