Silver plaster case, Chester, England, 1900

Made:
1900 in Chester
maker:
Unknown

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Silver plaster case, hallmarked in Chester, English, 1900

The silver case is engraving with the words "We heal all wounds save those of love”. The case is hallmarked “Chester”. The case was used to hold a court plaster - a piece of silk coated with gelatine to cover cuts and grazes on the skin. The packaging shown with the case is for a court plaster.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A641535 Pt2
type:
plaster case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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