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Box - Merson's Surgical Sutures, Catgut, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 923093

Merson's Surgical Sutures, catgut, used in a surgery, probably at Mayday Hills Hospital. Made: G.F.Merson Ltd., 1940, used: 1940
Cardboard box holding glass bottle containing catgut surgical suture in sterilised liquid. .1 base of box; .2 lid of box; .3 glass bottle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 4.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, surgery, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Surgery
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: Printed box: Mersons/sterilized/surgical/suture/(catgut)/three reel bottle/222/plain/G.F.Merson Ltd/Edinburgh. [Extensive text].
Manufacturer: Mersons (Sutures) Ltd, England, Great Britain, Circa 1940
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1940

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