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Inventory no. 53603 - Pre-1999 Label Text

GIBSON SPOON
c. 1835

Pewter; signed "GIBSON/INVENTOR". Charles Gibson introduced his design of castor oil spoon from 1827. See Elisabeth Bennion, Antique Medical Instruments (London, 1979), p. 252; also Agnes Lothian, "Mr Gibson's Physic Spoon", Chemist and Druggist, 9 September 1959, pp. 17-18.

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Presented by Dr Birch of Dorchester

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