Bandage Winder; 1914; 2448

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Bandage Winder

About 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.

Date Made

1914

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Wood, metal

Inscription and Marks

Written in ink on one side 'A MOORE. PELDON'
Written in ink on inside of frame 'A.M.'

Measurements

280mm L, 200mm W

Subject and Association Keywords

Wars

Credit Line

Donor: Mrs A Thomas

Object Type

Health and medical equipment

Object number

2448

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1914
bandage
hospital
London
nurse
Red Cross
wood
World War 1
World War I

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