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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
Accession Number
002001059
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
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Accession Number
002001059
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Nursing
First Aid -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Description
Bandage, cylindrical roll of gauze, packaged in blue paper; folded over at ends with circular paper patch to seal package; manufacturer's label on side, paper with orange outer border, red inner patterned border, and white background.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieutenant (Nursing Sister) Miriam Hartrick during World War II.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
paper: light blue, white
ink: orange, black, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"Johnson & Johnson // 25 YARDS // BRUNSWICK GAUZE // PLAIN // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL // MADE IN CANADA"; two symbols flank the lower "Johnson & Johnson" logo: they are circular, made of stylized chain links forming a compass or quadrafoil design within a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-2
Length
22.2 cm
Diameter
10.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diameter 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging is discoloured in patches; one tear at end 5 cm long; gauze inside is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Maureen Shelly, "130 Years of Giving Back: How Johnson & Johnson Has Helped the World in Times of Crisis," Johnson & Johnson, https://www.jnj.com/our-heritage/history-of-johnson-and-johnson-giving-back-during-times-of-crisis.
Research Facts
Johnson & Johnson manufactured many products for military use, such as gas masks, airplane parts and camouflage material. For its contributions, the company received the Army-Navy E Award for Excellence.
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