First Aid Kit [TEAL]

Maker and role
Johnson & Johnson, Manufacturer
Guyot Brothers Co Inc., Manufacturer
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Object detail

Accession number
2022.21
Production period
Description
TEAL First Aid Kit.

Part 1: Khaki green satchel made from sturdy textile. The satchel has a flap at the top which extends up over the single pocket and can be secured closed using the two leather straps which have been fixed to the edge of the flap. The straps are attached at either side of the flap facing outwards and have small holes punched into them to accommodate the prong of the buckle. A corresponding buckle attached to the bag with a leather strap is located on the front face of the bag below the strap. A white circle with a red cross has been printed on the front of the bag. At the back, a single carry strap is secured by both ends to the bag. On the strap, there are two metal fixtures which allow for the strap to be adjusted.
Inside the satchel, on the underside of the flap, “AMRY MEDICAL STORE, / 42 VICTORIA STREET / WELLINGTON, C.1” has been printed in black.

Part 2: Brown linen pouch containing field dressing supplies. “FIRST FIELD DRESSING / TO OPEN:- / Outer Cover: / Break thread holding flap. / Inner Waterproof Cover: / Tear apart at the uncemented corner / (indicated by arrow). /CONTENTS: / Two dressings in Waterproof Covers, each / consisting of a gauze pad stitched to a bandage, and / a safety pin. / Directions for Use:- Take the folded ends of the / bandage in each hand, and, keeping the bandage / taut, apply the gauze pad to the wound and fix the / bandage. One dressing to be used for each wound. / In the case of head wounds when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so / that it does not interfere with the fit of the facepiece. / DO NOT HANDLE THE GAUZE OR WOUND / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / DECEMBER 1941” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 3: Brown linen pouch containing shell dressing supplies. Along the top seam of the object, two strips of cotton tape extend from inside. “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at / corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / AUGUST 1941” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 4: Brown linen pouch containing shell dressing supplies. “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Tear cover open at top between stitches. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at the corner / indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / MAY 1942” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 5: Brown linen pouch containing shell dressing supplies. Along the top seam of the object, two strips of cotton tape extend from inside. “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover. Tear apart at / corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / AUGUST 1941” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 6: Brown linen pouch containing shell dressing supplies. “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Tear cover open at top between stitches. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at the corner / indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / APRIL 1942” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 7: Brown linen pouch containing shell dressing supplies. Along the top seam of the object, two strips of cotton tape extend from inside. “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover. Tear apart at / the corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping bandage taut, / apply the gauze pad to wound and fix bandages with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have / to be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so / that it does not interfere with the fit of the facepiece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / [?] 1941” is printed in black onto the front of the object.

Part 8: Tourniquet comprised of a sturdy fabric strap with a clawed metal grip attached to one end. A tag is sewn flat against the fabric strip and has red printed writing which reads “CAUTION:- LOOSEN TOURNIQUET EVERY TWENTY MINUTES BUT DO / NOT REMOVE IT. IF BLEEDING DOES NOT BEGIN, LEAVE TOURNIQUET / LOOSELY IN PLACE. IF BLEEDING BEGINS ALLOW TO SPURT THREE / TIMES AND TIGHTEN AGAIN / GUYOT BROS. CO.. INC.. ATTLEBORG, MASS." On the clasp, "GUYOT BROS. / ATTLEBORG, MASS / G” has been engraved.

Part 9: Tourniquet comprised of a sturdy fabric strap with a clawed metal grip attached to one end. A tag is sewn flat against the fabric strip and has red printed writing which reads “CAUTION:- LOOSEN TOURNIQUET EVERY TWENTY MINUTES BUT DO / NOT REMOVE IT. IF BLEEDING DOES NOT BEGIN, LEAVE TOURNIQUET / LOOSELY IN PLACE. IF BLEEDING BEGINS ALLOW TO SPURT THREE / TIMES AND TIGHTEN AGAIN / GUYOT BROS. CO.. INC.. ATTLEBORG, MASS. / Made in U.S.A." On the clasp, "GUYOT BROS. / ATTLEBORG, MASS / G” has been engraved.

Part 10: Brown paper pouch with “TOURNIQUET, FIELD #845-A / ITEM #93780” printed on it in black.

Part 11: Brown paper pouch with “TOURNIQUET, FIELD #845-A / ITEM #93780” printed on it in black.

Part 12: Small grey metal tin containing Sulfanilamide tablets. On the front of the tin, “12 TABLETS / SULFANILAMIDE / U.S.P. / 7.5 GRAINS (APPROX. 0:5 GRAMS EACH) / DIRECTIONS: IF WOUNDED, TAKE TWO (2) TABLETS / EVERY FIVE (5) MINUTES UNTIL ALL / TABLETS ARE TAKEN. / MADE IN U.S.A. FOR U.S. ARMY / TILT THIS CORNER DOWN / SLIDE COVER BACK / TO GET “ONE-AT-A-TIME”” is printed in red. “SPILL-PROOF / TO USE / TILT BOX DOWN / AND SLIDE / COVER BACK / [diagram of hand holding pill container] / “MADE IN U.S.A. / FOR U.S. ARMY / BY BRISBANE BOX CORP. / DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A. / PAT. NOS: 1,958.101 / AND 1,962,860 / Lederle / PEARL RIVER. N.Y. / SER. NO. 267H2".

Part 13: Grey paper packaging for compressed triangular bandages. “COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) / British Made by / GREENHALGH’S PTY. LTD. / 9 Phillip St., Sydney” is printed in navy on the top. On two of the sides, “COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO)” is printed.

Part 14: Grey paper packaging for compressed triangular bandages. “COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) / British Made by / GREENHALGH’S PTY. LTD. / 9 Phillip St., Sydney” is printed in navy on the top. On two of the sides, “COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO)” is printed.

Part 15: Small circular metal tin. A paper label has been set into the tins lid and “21EA/731 / -24- / BENZADRINE / TABLETS / mgm 5” has been handwritten onto it. The tin is now empty.
Marks
AMRY MEDICAL STORE, / 42 VICTORIA STREET / WELLINGTON, C.1 Printed
FIRST FIELD DRESSING / TO OPEN:- / Outer Cover: / Break thread holding flap. / Inner Waterproof Cover: / Tear apart at the uncemented corner / (indicated by arrow). /CONTENTS: / Two dressings in Waterproof Covers, each / consisting of a gauze pad stitched to a bandage, and / a safety pin. / Directions for Use:- Take the folded ends of the / bandage in each hand, and, keeping the bandage / taut, apply the gauze pad to the wound and fix the / bandage. One dressing to be used for each wound. / In the case of head wounds when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so / that it does not interfere with the fit of the facepiece. / DO NOT HANDLE THE GAUZE OR WOUND / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / DECEMBER 1941 Printed
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at / corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / AUGUST 1941 Printed
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Tear cover open at top between stitches. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at the corner / indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / MAY 1942 Printed
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover. Tear apart at / corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / AUGUST 1941 Printed
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Tear cover open at top between stitches. / Inner Waterproof Cover, Tear apart at the corner / indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping the bandage taut, apply the / gauze pad to the wound and fix bandage with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have to / be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so that it / does not interfere with the fit of the face-piece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / APRIL 1942 Printed
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SHELL DRESSING / TO OPEN / Outer Cover. Pull tapes apart. / Inner Waterproof Cover. Tear apart at / the corner indicated by arrow. / DIRECTIONS FOR USE. - Take the folded ends of / bandage in each hand, and keeping bandage taut, / apply the gauze pad to wound and fix bandages with safety pin. / In the case of head wounds, when respirators have / to be worn, care should be taken to adjust the pad so / that it does not interfere with the fit of the facepiece. / DO NOT HANDLE WOUND OR PAD / Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd., Sydney / [?] 1941 Printed
CAUTION:- LOOSEN TOURNIQUET EVERY TWENTY MINUTES BUT DO / NOT REMOVE IT. IF BLEEDING DOES NOT BEGIN, LEAVE TOURNIQUET / LOOSELY IN PLACE. IF BLEEDING BEGINS ALLOW TO SPURT THREE / TIMES AND TIGHTEN AGAIN / GUYOT BROS. CO.. INC.. ATTLEBORG, MASS. Printed
GUYOT BROS. / ATTLEBORG, MASS / G Engraved
CAUTION:- LOOSEN TOURNIQUET EVERY TWENTY MINUTES BUT DO / NOT REMOVE IT. IF BLEEDING DOES NOT BEGIN, LEAVE TOURNIQUET / LOOSELY IN PLACE. IF BLEEDING BEGINS ALLOW TO SPURT THREE / TIMES AND TIGHTEN AGAIN / GUYOT BROS. CO.. INC.. ATTLEBORG, MASS. / Made in U.S.A. Printed
GUYOT BROS. / ATTLEBORG, MASS / G Engraved
TOURNIQUET, FIELD #845-A / ITEM #93780 Printed
TOURNIQUET, FIELD #845-A / ITEM #93780 Printed
12 TABLETS / SULFANILAMIDE / U.S.P. / 7.5 GRAINS (APPROX. 0:5 GRAMS EACH) / DIRECTIONS: IF WOUNDED, TAKE TWO (2) TABLETS / EVERY FIVE (5) MINUTES UNTIL ALL / TABLETS ARE TAKEN. / MADE IN U.S.A. FOR U.S. ARMY / TILT THIS CORNER DOWN / SLIDE COVER BACK / TO GET “ONE-AT-A-TIME Printed
SPILL-PROOF / TO USE / TILT BOX DOWN / AND SLIDE / COVER BACK / [diagram of hand holding pill container] / “MADE IN U.S.A. / FOR U.S. ARMY / BY BRISBANE BOX CORP. / DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A. / PAT. NOS: 1,958.101 / AND 1,962,860 / Lederle / PEARL RIVER. N.Y. / SER. NO. 267H2 Printed
COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) / British Made by / GREENHALGH’S PTY. LTD. / 9 Phillip St., Sydney Printed
COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) Printed
COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) / British Made by / GREENHALGH’S PTY. LTD. / 9 Phillip St., Sydney Printed
COMPRESSED / GREY / TRIANGULAR / BANDAGES / (TWO) Printed
21EA/731 / -24- / BENZADRINE / TABLETS / mgm 5 Hand-written
Credit Line
Johnson & Johnson et al. First Aid Kit [TEAL], 2022.21. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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