First aid case, Germany, 1914-1918

Made:
1914-1918 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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First aid case, iron, in leather and horse hair wrapping, German military, 1914-1918

This first aid case was made for use by the German Army during the First World War. The case is wrapped in a leather covering and inside are a series of compartments for bandages, plasters, cotton wool and other first aid equipment, all labelled in German. The case is marked with a red cross, an internationally recognised symbol for emergency medical care.

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A635606
Materials:
case, iron and covering, leather, with pony hair
type:
first aid kit