Vapo-Cresolene Company Curative Lamp

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Title

Vapo-Cresolene Company Curative Lamp

Alternative Title

Vapo-Cresolene Curative Lamp

Subject

Lamps
Croup
Laryngotracheobronchitis
Whooping cough

Description

The packaging for a Vapo-Cresolene Company curative lamp from the Victorian era.Curative lamps were used to treat a number of medical conditions, including whooping cough, croup, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and more. The Vapo-Cresolene curative lamp was patented in the United States on May 1, 1884, and cost $1.50. This particular lamp was owned by Edwin White and Carolyn White, residents of Oviedo, Florida.

Source

Original color digital images: Private Collection of Edwin White and Carolyn White.

Date Created

2015-04

Contributor

White, Edwin
White, Carolyn

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

158 KB
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Medium

4 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

This resource is provided here by Edwin White and Carolyn White and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Edwin White and Carolyn White

External Reference

Munsey, Cecil. "Vap-Cresolene (1881-1950)." Society for Historical Archaeology. http://www.sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/MunseyVapo-cresolene.pdf.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

4 color digital images

Locations

Categories

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