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Box of Catgut Sutures - Ethicon, 1958 Object Reg. No: SH 923091

Summary:
Made by Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson Pty.Ltd., 1958. Purchased for use in a surgery at Mayday Hills Hospital. Victoria, Australia
Description:
Cardboard carton with lift-off lid and twelve compartments holding six glass tubes containing catgut sutures in liquid. Each tube has a printed label in- side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.00 cm (Height), 3.10 cm (Width), 8.90 cm (Length)

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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: NON-BOILABLE/ETHICON/SURGICAL CATGUT, B.P./STANDARD TUBES/TYPE PLAIN. [Extensive text].
Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1958
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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