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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.

Tube wedged inside rectangluar cardboard box. Printed inscription on one side reading "Soloid' Carbolic Acid (phenol)'. Red cap of the tube visible through an opening at one end of the box. 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


Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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cardboard, metal (unknown)
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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