Wooden chest for transporting penicillin during WWII

Made:
1942 - 1945
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden chest used by Major Scott Thomson, RAMC, to transport penicillin supplies to North Africa during the Second World War, 1939-1945

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Biotechnology
Object Number:
2013-64
Materials:
metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
chest
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • case furniture
credit:
Muir, Gillian

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