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The Bovinine Co. blotter

The Bovinine Co. blotter

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Description (Brief)
Blotter pad with celluloid cover. Featured are the image of a cow, logo with red cross at center, calendar for 1902 and 1903, and testimonials about the product on inside pages.
A description of Bovinine in the November 28, 1914, issue of the British Journal of Nursing reads:
"A valuable preparation, in the form of a concentrated Beef Juice... Because it is a powerful stimulant in cases of extreme exhaustion and shock, it is much appreciated in connection with the care of the sick and wounded. It is given either in cold water or milk and it is claimed for it that it will support injured men for long periods, and is, therefore, especially applicable where patients are to be conveyed to a Base Hospital. In cases of low vitality, due to loss of blood, it is frequently ordered by the medical profession. It is rapidly assimilated and readily tolerated by the most irritable digestive organs, and is manifestly, therefore, a preparation with which all nurses should be acquainted."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Blotter with Celluloid Cover
date made
1902
advertiser
Bovinine Company
maker
Baltimore Badge & Novelty Co.
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
referenced
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.5 cm x 8 cm; 7 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 5/16 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in;.79375 cm x 19.685 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1056
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1056
subject
Medicine
Cattle
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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