Safety pins displayed on cardboard strip

Made:
1928-1930 in United States
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited
First aid kit in aluminium case in canvas satchel (not pictured), used by Rear Admiral R.E. Byrd on exploration flight

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First aid kit in aluminium case in canvas satchel (not pictured), used by Rear Admiral R.E. Byrd on exploration flight
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Nine safety pins, seven of which are pinned to cardboard display strip, one is loose, and another stuck to the base of the first-aid kit. Printed with words 'Triumph Safety Pins', and a border around the edge of the card. Stained and torn in several places. Two safety pins loose. Stored inside the first aid kit, used by Rear Admiral R.E. Byrd on exploration flight to the Antarctic, 1930. Made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., United States, 1928-1930.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A700009/3
Materials:
cardboard and metal (unknown)
type:
safety pins
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust