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Box, ligatures, Silkworm Gut

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

Description
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
AHSV2451
Keywords
ligatures, silkworm gut, johnson & johnson
When Made
UNKNOWN
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