Cardboard cover from a court plaster, by S. Maw, Son and Thompson, London, England, 1900-1901

Made:
1900-1901 in London
maker:
S Maw, Son & Thompson

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Silver plaster case, hallmarked in Chester, English, 1900. Cardboard cover from a court plaster, by S. Maw and
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Cardboard cover from a court plaster, by S. Maw, Son and Thompson, 1900-1901

The label on this court plaster cover reads “MAW'S WATERPROOF COURT PLASTER which does not wash off…. S. MAW, SON & THOMPSON LONDON TRADE MARK. 1d”. A court plaster is a piece of silk coated with gelatine to cover cuts and grazes on the skin. The silver case is engraving with the words "We heal all wounds save those of love”. The case is hallmarked “Chester”.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A641535 Pt1
type:
plaster case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle

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