Paper package possibly containing tongue depressors

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
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Brown paper package, possibly containing 3 flat orange tongue depressors with rounded edges. 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:
A700009/15
Materials:
paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
type:
paper package
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust