Bandage, "The Vernaid Bandage", early 20th century Medium: cotton Technique: printed on plain weave Label: printed cotton. Gift of Milton Sonday. 1981-43-1.
What is this?
Triangular bandage with illustrated instructions on the setting of broken bones, printed in black on white. The bandage is marked "Approved by Sir James Cantlie, XBE, FRCS." Cantlie (1851-1926) is best known for founding the Journal of Tropical Medicine and the London School of Tropical Medicine. During World War I his work centered on the provision and training of ambulance services.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection, Friday, June 22, 2007 - Sunday, January 13, 2008