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Description
a) Metal base/stand of vaporizer b) lamp c) plate d) box
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Title
Vapo-Cresolene
Manufacturer
Vapo-Cresolene Co.
Other Names
Lamp
Place Of Manufacture
United States: New York
Start Date
1879
End Date
1959
Period or Date Notes
Vapo-Cresolene Company established in 1879. The vaporizers were manufactured until the 1950s.
Description
a) Metal base/stand of vaporizer b) lamp c) plate d) box
Publications
Featured in "From the Back Room" article in Interior News, November 21st 2018 print edition
History Of Use
Vapo-Cresolene vaporizers were manufactured beginning in the 1870s. Cresolene (the substance vaporized by the heat of the lamp) is a form of coal tar. It was intended to relieve a whole range of respiratory ailments including croup, whooping cough, sore throats, pneumonia, and allergies, as well as complications from measles, scarlet fever, and diphtheria. The user simply filled the tiny lamp with kerosene, lit the flame, and then filled the removable tray with the cresolene
Accession No.
2018.86.1 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact