Canvas and leather first aid case

Made:
1914-1918 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Canvas and leather first aid filed case, containing bandages and splints, used by German Army during 1st World War, German, 1914-1918

Filled with bandages and wooden splints, this canvas and leather first aid case was used by the German Army during the First World War. Splints were mainly used to stabilise broken bones in the arms and legs, keeping them rigid until further medical treatment was available.

Written in German, the label on the inside details the contents of the case.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A656286
Materials:
canvas, iron and leather
type:
first aid kit
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dressings
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment

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