Distilled #7: Bicycle Horn or Breast Pump?

Distilled #7: Bicycle Horn or Breast Pump?

Join Distillations podcast hosts Lisa Berry Drago and Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.

 

Many of us think pumping is a new part of motherhood, but some fascinating 19th-century objects from our collection show the practice has been around (in some form) for a long time.