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Catalog Number 1982.219.020
Description Steripad Sterile Gauze Pad, c. 1941-1945. Part of Block Warden's first aid kit used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA. Two 2" x 2" sterile gauze pads, each wrapped in an off-white glassine envelope. A red broken-line rectangular border appears on the front of the envelope with text from top to bottom within the border reads, "STERIPAD / REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. / STERILE GAUZE PAD / 2 INS. X 2 INS. / 12 PLY / PAD FOLDED FROM 7 1/2 INS. x 8 INS. / OF TYPE VII (20 x 12 GAUZE) / Johnson & Johnson / NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. CHICAGO, ILL. / MADE IN U. S. A." Text on the back side at top reads, "CAUTION / STERILITY IS NOT GUARANTEED IF THIS ENVELOPE HAS / BEEN DAMAGED OR OPENED." The folded gauze pad is visible through the glassine wrapper.
Object Name Dressing
Collection 3D - Medical & Psychological Tools & Equipment
Title Steripad Sterile Gauze Pad, c. 1941-1945
Date c. 1941-1945
Creator Johnson & Johnson
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "STERIPAD / REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. / STERILE GAUZE PAD / 2 INS. X 2 INS. / 12 PLY / PAD FOLDED FROM 7 1/2 INS. x 8 INS. / OF TYPE VII (20 x 12 GAUZE) / Johnson & Johnson / NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. CHICAGO, ILL. / MADE IN U. S. A." (printed on front); "CAUTION / STERILITY IS NOT GUARANTEED IF THIS ENVELOPE HAS / BEEN DAMAGED OR OPENED" (printed on back along top)
Provenance Part of Block Warden's first aid kit used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA
Dimensions H-2.375 W-2.5 D-0.125 inches
Dimension Details 2.375 x 2.5 x 0.125 (both A and B are the same size)
Search Terms Browning, Gladys M.
First Aid
Medical Equipment
World War II
World War Two
WWII
Subjects First aid
Medical aspects of war
Medical equipment & supplies
War
World War II
People Browning, Gladys M.