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Object ID # 1997.009.089
Object Name Dial
Title Feeding Calculator (Copyright 1924)
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Date post-1924
Made Mead Johnson & Co. of Canada Ltd.
Place of Origin Belleville, Ontario
Description "Feeding Calculator for Average Babies" (copyright 1924). This is a flat, printed item, which has dials inside that can be manually turned from the perimeter in order to show up readings. The dials are thumb wheels. The calculated readings show up in the display windows of the device. It is white, with red and black printing. Printed celluloid (plastic coating) on metal.
Makers mark Copyright 1924, Mead Johnson & Co. of Canada Ltd., Belleville, Ont.
Provenance This is a post-1924 item. It was found amongst the keepsakes of Mrs. Arthur McGowan (nee Ottilie Limin) of Durham, Ontario after she passed away. She died in 1997 at the age of 95.

This baby feeding calculator was copyrighted in 1924 by the Mead Johnson & Co. of Canada, Ltd. (Belleville, Ontario).
Collection Household Equipment, 20th-c Collection
Material Ink/Metal/Celluloid
Dimensions W-12 L-6.8 D-0.1 cm
Found Durham, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
Subjects Child rearing
Children
Food
Babies