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From the Collection of Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History ANZCA House 630 St Kilda Road Melbourne Victoria

Black round topped box with brass hooks at front and brass hinges at rear. There is a black fabric handle on the top (broken). Inside the box is black padding with the manufacturer's logo printed in gold leaf. There is a square section in the base of the box, usually for a glass bottle but which is holding a metal pourer. The rest of the kit is missing.
15.3 x 27 x 14.6
Object Registration
mayer & meltzer, barth & co
When Made
c. 1903
Made By
Mayer & Meltzer (Maker), Barth & Co (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Printed in gold leaf on inside lid of box: MAYER & MELTZER / LONDON / MELBOURNE & CAPE TOWN
Stamped on underside of metal pourer: BARTH & CO / LONDON
Handwritten on inside of lifting linen-covered paper: [indecipherable] d as described on Pawn-Ticket / January 1903 / Jacket / Boots [cont...]
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3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM