Foot warmer


Title
Foot warmer
Description
When a doctor had to travel to patients’ homes on cold, snowy days or nights, he could tuck a foot stove into the floor of his buggy. Inside the foot stove were warm coals that helped keep the doctor’s feet warm and toasty. The Dummond Carriage Company advertised foot warmers in 1898 for two cents and noted that one would make an excellent Christmas present.
Date
1898
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Country Doctor Museum
Subject(s)
Location of Original
Country Doctor Museum
Rights
This item has been made available by The Country Doctor Museum for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. For information regarding reproduction, please contact The Country Doctor Museum at hslcdm@ecu.edu;
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