Bottle

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Date:1st of January 1900 - 31st of December 2000 (c.)

Description:Half gallon bottle of medicinal liquid paraffin from Wyley's Ltd Wholesale and Manufacturing Chemists, Coventry. Medicinal paraffin is a highly refined mineral white oil used in Infrared Spectroscopy and, in wax form, in Paraffin-Wax Baths. Both treatments were given at the physiotherapy department at the Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa. Liquid paraffin was also taken to aid bowel movement.


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1800s
Mineral Water Bottle
Mineral Water Bottle

This bottle contained saline water from the springs at Leamington Spa. Saline, or ...

1860s
Turkish Bath Wooden Recliner Seat
Turkish Bath Wooden Recliner Seat

This wooden recliner was used in the Hammam at the Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington ...

1900s
Two Wood And Rope And Wood And Plastic Pulleys Part Of Sling Suspension Apparatus
Two Wood And Rope And Wood And Plastic Pulleys Part Of Sling Suspension Apparatus

These pulleys were used to hold sling apparatus in physiotherapy treatments at the ...

1950s
Bag Of Electrical Treatment Electrodes And Pads
Bag Of Electrical Treatment Electrodes And Pads

These electrodes were used in low frequency electrotherapy treatments at the Royal ...

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4274.1994.3 (61/12871)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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