Hospital patient feeding cup or invalid cup. Initially used in hospitals and originated in England during World War I for injured soldiers and sailors who couldn’t sit up to feed. Donated by Joan Doree.
Photo Credit: Nan Martin BCHNS The plain white cup is early 20th century as is the antique porcelain “blue on white: cup made in Germany. The cup embellished with a gold rim dates from the 1930’s
Vintage enamel and rubber enema apparatus 1956
Colourful vintage eye baths
Pharmaceutical measuring jars and ceramic mortars & pestles
Assorted glass syringes and needles including insulin syringes