Bag, Doctor's
Bag, Doctor's
Bag, Doctor's
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Bag, Doctor's


Accession number: 00.37.1
Date: 1880 – 1941
Materials: leather
Measurements: 25.5 cm W x 15 cm H x 9 cm Thickheight includes the non-flattened cover
Brand: Tabloid'
Marks/Label: Label on base of bag 
"Trade mark Tabloid' Brand
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
London, Sydney & Cape Town."

 
Narrative: Burroughs Wellcome & Company was founded by Silas Burroughs and Henry Wellcome in 1879 and its' head office was in London, England until the London Blitz during World War II. The brand name of Tabloid' was trademarked in 1884. 
Description: A rectangular prismic bag of stiff dark brown leather with a leather carrying strap attached lengthwise by metal clasps. The cover of the bag folds over and is done up with two leather buckles.
History of Use: Used by Dr. Eager, a radiologist at the EKM.