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B&B Iodine Swabs

B&B Iodine Swabs

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Description
Gray cardboard box containing a set of six iodine swabs for field use in World War I. Typed on the top of the box in black ink is: "B&B Iodine Swab / Enough for one Application in Each / Each Containing: 1 1/2 c.c. 3 1/2% Tincture Iodine / 70% Alcohol / 6 Iodine Swabs / Prepared by Bauer & Black Chicago, U.S.A." Inside the box are six glass tubes of iodine wrapped in paper with instructions for use in emergency wound care.
Object Name
swabs, iodine, set of
maker
Bauer & Black
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AF.303690C
catalog number
303690C
accession number
62728
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Health & Medicine
Modern Medicine and the Great War
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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