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Box, ligatures, Silkworm Gut

From the Collection of Ambulance Victoria Museum 1/55 Barry Street Bayswater Victoria

Round, flat cardboard box with lid containing silkworm gut ligatures for medical use. Made from white cardboard with red edging. The lid has a paper label adhered to surface printed in red, blue, yellow and gold. A small label is stuck on tip of the larger label.
The underside of the box is plain white but had handwritten words in pencil.
Object Registration
ligatures, silkworm gut, johnson & johnson
When Made
Made By
Johnson & Johnson (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
On bottom, handwritten in pencil "Always Boil"
Label on lid "One hundred ligatures Silkworm gut"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM