Category: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estimated Date: 1880
Name: Dr. Wansbrough’s Celbrated Nipple Shields
Description: 2 3/8” wide1.5” high circular red box with label as above with an M in a diamond outline and “For the Prevention and Cure of Sore Nipples”. Contains two lead nipple shields, each 2” in diameter.This device reflects the total lack of awareness of the potential harm of lead to humans. Certainly its use would pose a risk to the infant.
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