Clear glass reservoir eye bath

Catalogue Number: 3644
Clear glass reservoir eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Description Of Item: Clear glass reservoir eye bath, machine blown. Almost spherical lower chamber on foot rim. Reservoir chamber connected by very narrow neck to the upper chamber which has a pointed oval opening. The eye rim has been machine finished. Size: 56 x 44 x 33 mm.
Historical Significance: This eye bath was found during a dig at the site of the old hospital on Stradbroke Island, Queensland. Ref: Eye Baths, George Sturrock, 2012, Millstream Books, p159
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: August 2018
Condition: Good but scratches and chip to rim
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 3

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