Breast reliever in box; J G Ingram & Sons; Early 1900's; CR2016.012.5.a-b

Name/Title

Breast reliever in box

About this object

Omega breast reliever - A breast pump with red rubber hand pump, glass receiver. Made and sold in the early 1900's, this was used by women who needed that extra help to relieve the pressure build-up in their breasts when lactating.

Medical supplies held by Mona Ross Moore (nee Mackay), District Nurse in Cromwell Area

Maker

J G Ingram & Sons

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Early 1900's

Place Made

England, London

Medium and Materials

Rubber
Glass
Cardboard

Inscription and Marks

"Ingrams, London, 'Omega'"

Measurements

a. H 142mm x Dia 56mm ( glass rim and rubber)

Subject and Association Keywords

Health & medical equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

Nursing

Subject and Association Keywords

Baby items & accessories

Named Collection

Cromwell District Nurse's Kit

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Baby accessories, breast pump

Object number

CR2016.012.5.a-b

Copyright Licence  

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