Model ambulance, India, 1890-1930

Made:
1890-1930 in India
maker:
Thomas Stack

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Madras ambulance, 1/10 scale, bullock drawn, wooden, early 20th century, from R.A.M.C. Front 3/4 view of whole object
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Madras ambulance, 1/10 scale, bullock drawn, wooden, early 20th century, from R.A.M.C. Full view, graduated grey
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Madras ambulance, 1:10 scale, flaps to all sides, bullock drawn with canvas swingletree, wooden, early 20th century, from R.A.M.C.

Pulled by bullocks, this 1:10 scale model represents an ambulance used by a hospital in Madras (now Chennai), south-east India. Protected by canvas flaps, there is room inside for two patients to sit on cane seats. The model was originally presented to the Royal Army Medical College Museum by a doctor who saw the ambulance in use.

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A632098
Materials:
cane, canvas, metal, paint, wood
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • emergency vehicle
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Royal Army Medical College Museum
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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