Historical information

The first Elastoplast plaster was developed in 1896, when Smith & Nephew (founded 1856) expanded their business to Wound Dressing. This example was retailed by a Kew pharmacist

Physical description

Red enamelled tin used to retail Elastoplast dressings, sold in Kew by A Farrell [Chemist] 80 Cotham Road

Inscriptions & markings

"Elastoplast Trade Mark / First Aid Dressings / Elastic adhesive / ...