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Parkdale-Maplewood Community Museum


Accession number: 2008.028 a-c
Date: January 29 1907 – August 3 1916
Materials: Glass
Measurements: 6 cm H x 5.1 cm Diametermeasurements for a
Culture: Canadian
Narrative: An atomizer is a device used to reduce liquid medication to a fine spray or aerosol. Dr. Allen DeVilbiss began marketing medical atomizers in 1890. It was not until around 1907 that the company began on its highly successful plunge into perfume and paint. The company stopped making perfumizers in 1969 but they do continue to use basic technology of the medical atomizer to make one of the popular professional paint guns. Lucky's uncle Eugene (Mrs. Hiltz's son) gave it to Lucky.
Description: a - clear base that narrows at the top which is metal. b - a long metal handle that screws unto the base (a) with a metal straw. c - is a rubber bulb that draws the liquid from the base and sprays on the end. One end is metal.