Sling for stretcher

Made:
1914-1918 in United Kingdom and Great Britain
maker:
Unknown

Canvas sling for Colt's stretcher designed for going around corners in the trenches, patient is carried suspended from joined frame, unsigned, British, 1914-1918.

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Science Museum: Mezzanine Gallery: Wounded; Conflict

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Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A655826/2
Materials:
canvas, iron, leather, rope, wood
Measurements:
sling: 1380 mm x 415 mm,
type:
stretcher
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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