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Plaster cast, Private Pritchard

From the Collection of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 250-290 Spring Street East Melbourne Victoria

Description
An original plaster cast taken of a patient Private Pritchard, who required reconstructive surgery c1917-1921. The cast would have been used as an aid to surgery and used for future reference.
Object Registration
1952OBJ009
Historical information
The Sidcup Collection came to RACS from the University of Melbourne, Pathology Department and is regarded as one of the most valuable held by the College. It includes the patient records created by the Australian Surgical Unit at the hospital and covers the period 1916 - 1919. There are 50 watercolour illustrations of patients sketched by Sgt. Daryl Lindsay, X-ray prints, photographs, diagrams and some case histories. Private Pritchard was treated by the Australian Surgical Unit during WW1.
Inscriptions & Markings
On base,incised into plaster "PRITCHARD" .
Last updated
1 Apr 2019 at 2:26PM