Bandage Winder; 1914; 2448
Bandage WinderAbout this object
Bandage winder comprising a wooden frame with 3 horizontal metal spindles, the centre spindle rotates by turning the wooden handle. Measurements in inches 1-6 with half inch points are printed along the lower frame. There is a sliding vertical wooden bar to adjust bandage size.
Used by A Moore of Peldon, England at the Red Cross Officer's Hospital in N.W. London during World War 1 to wind bandages. At that time, used bandages were washed and rolled in preparation for re-use.
Wood, metalInscription and Marks
Written in ink on one side 'A MOORE. PELDON'
Written in ink on inside of frame 'A.M.'
280mm L, 200mm WSubject and Association Keywords
Donor: Mrs A ThomasObject Type
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