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Box - First Aid Kit - S.E.C.

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
Black tin box with grubby white label with black writing on the lid. The box is hinged on the long side. Under the lid is stamped in black the date.
Size
110 mm long x 80 mm wide x 15 mm high.
Object Registration
KVHS 0730
Keywords
state electricity commission of victoria, kiewa hydro electric scheme, first aid kit, sanax co.
Historical information
Issued to S.E.C. workers on the Kiewa Hydro Scheme.
Significance
Historical: Shows the development of the treatment of snakebite and first aid equipment especially as the workers were in a remote area.
Inscriptions & Markings
Label: 'S.E.C.' / (In a black lined border) 'Portable / First Aid Kit' / (Underneath) 'Contents' /(In 2 columns): '1" x 1" Bandage /1' x 2" bandage / Cord / 2 *'Fey pins' /
(next column) '4 Quixtrap Dressings / Lint / Adhesive Plaster / Castor Oil' / (Underneath both columns): 'Acriflavine Emulsion and Wit(h) Out ('Out' is crossed out) Snakebite Outfit' / 'Makers The Sanax Co. Melbourne'
Under the lid: '10 Jan. 1941'
Last updated
27 Jul 2017 at 8:01PM