Doctor's bag of Dr D A MacMillan Shearer

Files

P1000757.JPG

Title

Doctor's bag of Dr D A MacMillan Shearer

Description

Bag of Dr D A MacMillan Shearer, Whitehead Street, Tyne Dock. Black, briefcase like bag. Opens from the top and the side.

This bag contains:
Laennec stethoscope
Klinostik Otoscope Kit
Hellige haemacytometer
Morton's Ophthalmoscope
Surgical scrub brush
Bottle of catgut ligatures
Two tongue depressors
Holder for bottled medical liquids
Extract of ergotamine
Methylated spirits
Spirit Soap
Chloroform
Methylated ether
Collosol argentum
Quinines Bisulphate Tablets
Silver nitrate ampoules
Surgical kit
Metal case containing paraffin
Unknown metal item (two oval discs)
Needle case

Date

[early / mid 20th century]

Archive Reference

OBJ/OBJ/8/4

Collection

Citation

“Doctor's bag of Dr D A MacMillan Shearer,” RCPE Artefacts, accessed May 21, 2018, http://artefacts.rcpe.ac.uk/items/show/58.