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Tin - Black Horsehair Sutures, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 923081

Summary:
Possibly used in the surgery at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920. Made by J.F.MacFarlan & Co.Ltd.,
Description:
Small round aluminium tin with paper label on top, containing black horsehair sutures.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18 mm (Height), 75 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, surgical apparatus instruments, 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 label: J.F. MACFARLAN & CO. LTD./FOR SURGICAL USE ONLY/STRANDS/BLACK HORSEHAIR SUTURES/inches long/EDINBURGH & LONDON.
Manufacturer: J.F. MacFarlan & Co., England, Great Britain, circa 1920
Place Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia

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