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Childcare ephemera. Box 2, Illnesses.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Edwardian doctor taking the pulse of a bay in a garden (postcard, 1902), Middlesbrough Education Committee information leaflet (chickenpox, varicella, diphtheria, rubella, measles, morbilli, mumps, parotitis, poliomyelitis, scarlet fever, whooping cough), New Era biochemic remedies for children's ailments, Unigate Paediatric Workshops (1976), Leicester Health Department (Scriver blood test : in punjabi, hindi, gujerati, urdu), South Tees Community & Mental Health NHS Trust school nursing sister (immunisation against rubella, diphtheria, poliomyelitis and tetanus), Boots guide to common ailments in children, Panadol (tablets and liquid analgesic), Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Health Authority (services and general advice), CLAPA (Cleft Lip and Palate Association) special feeding equipment for babies, congenital malformations from Thalidomide (Ministry of Health, December 1963), Moorland Syrup of Figs (constipation), Ayer's Cherry Pectoral (coughs: contained heroin), Kidd's Cough Syrup, Dr. C. McLane's Celebrated Liver Pills, Proprietory Association of Great Britain (cough and cold therapy, 2008, 2009), Enterfram (diarrhoea), Rehidrat Orange (diarrhoea, vomiting), erysipelas therapy in Dortmund (1990), Children's Foot Health register (for wide feet), G.E.E.P.S. (Gastroschisis Exomphalos Ectopia vesicae Parents Support, 1992), Gripe Cordial (flatulence, acidity : infants' preservative without laudanum), Scragg's Baby Carma (flatulence, acidity, without laudanum), Gould's Gripe Mixture (flatulence, acidity), Woodwards' Gripe water (obstetric table), Hib immunisation (Health Education Authority, 1993. Meningitis), MMR vaccination (Health Education Authority, 1988. Measles, mumps, rubella), Nystaform-HC (nappy rash, pruritis, eczema, tinea, 1973), Multilind ointment (candidal nappy rash), Rotersept Spray (breast protection during feeding), Sudocream (nappy rash, 1991), Supersofties and Baby Wet Ones (antiseptic wipes), Henry's Carbolic Salve (burns, cuts : antiseptic, 1880s? "would almost make a nigga white" ), Thomas Leicester's (Burslem) Indian Cerate (skin disorders), Nursery Powder, Johnson & Johnson's Antiseptic Toilet and Baby Powder, Fennings Antiseptic Dusting Powder for Babies (nappy rash, 1958), Dioderm (hydrocortisone: eczema, dermatitis), National Reye's Syndrome Foundation of the United Kingdom, Pink Teething Powders (Thomas Leicester, Burslem,1920s), Mothers' Friend (flatulence), Western Counties Products Limited's WESCO Teething, Fever and Bronchitis Mixture, Western Glory Skin Balm, Dr. Scott's Electric Tooth Charm (teething problems. Pall Mall Electric Association), Dr. Scott's Electric Hair Brushes, Calpol (analgesic syrup. Wellcome Foundation Ltd.), Rinstead Teething Gel (Schering-Plough Consumer Health, 1993), dental health advice, Toxocara, tuberculosis, BCG immunisation (Bloomsbury & Islington Health Authority, NHS), vaccination, whooping cough, wind in babies, Boots teething Gel for Children, Sugar-free calpol, Bopots Cough Linctus, Junior Disprol (analgesic), Macleans Milk Teeth (toothpaste), Karvol (decongestant), advice on children going into hospital (National Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital, 1985), Dr. Gould's Black Cherry Linctus (coughs), cough and cold treatment in children (Proprietory Association of Great Britain, 2010?), fever (Nurofen, 2011), 'A quick guide to childhood immunisations for the parents of premature babies' (NHS : 2011).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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    Closed stores EPH631


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