Doctor's Bags : Carrying everything the doctor needs to diagnose and treat the sick and injured when making a house call.
Object ID Number:
2017.000.018
Object Name:
Medical Bag
Manufactured from:
1880
Manufactured to:
1930
Description / History:
Late 19th, or early 20th century black leather 'cabin style' doctor's bag with leather handle and metal lock.

20 slots on inside of lid to place medicine vials
1 Red Cross Aseptic, Sterilized Perfect Absorbent Cotton by Johnson & Johnson
9 1 in x 6 yds Gauze Bandage
8 1.5 in x 6 yds Gauze Bandage
5 2 in x 6 yds Gauze Bandage
2 2.5 in x 6 yds Gauze Bandage
5 3 in x 6 yds Gauze Bandage
1 vial Lobelin
1 vial Cauloflydin
1 vial Gelsemium
1 vial no label – blue tablets size of dime
6 liquid bottles – written labels that are un readable – 4 contain liquid, 1 empty, 1 mold
5 CATGUT No. 2 Medium–Hard Chromic Emergency Tube Half–curved by Johnson & Johnson
7 needles of various sizes
1 elevator – ebony handled (1850ish)
3 directors – move tissue away when cutting

Dimensions:
H–8 W–7 L–17 inches
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