Doctor's bag of Dr A Shearer

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Title

Doctor's bag of Dr A Shearer

Description

Black briefcase-like bag. The front of the bag folds forwards to reveal two compartments and four drawers within the bag. Produced by Archd.[Archibald] Young and Son, Forrest Road, Edinburgh.

The bag contains:
Elastikon Bandage
Elastic Adhesive Bandage
Sterilised Absorbent Gauze
Steroid Boric Lint
Kidipruf safety container
Packaging of cafergot by Sandoz
Sofra-Tulle gauze
Elastoplast dressing strip
Elastoplast finger dressing
Elastoplast boil dressing
Elastoplast patchettes
Roll of bandage
Small metal case
Cremalgin soap leaves
Packet of Esidrex soap leaves
Serpasil-Esidrex soap leaves
Dianabol soap leaves
Orisulf
Wooden stick used to distribute doses of 'Pectamol' linctus
Mortar and pestle
Gynaecological scissors
Surgical scissors
Surgical tweezers
Miniature scalpel
Doctor's mask
Surgical mirror
Surgical safety pins

Date

[mid / late 20th century]

Archive Reference

OBJ/OBJ/8/1

Collection

Citation

“Doctor's bag of Dr A Shearer,” RCPE Artefacts, accessed May 21, 2018, http://artefacts.rcpe.ac.uk/items/show/55.