District nurse supplies; Various; Unknown; CR2016.012.10


District nurse supplies

About this object

Medical supplies held by Mona Ross Moore (nee Mackay), District Nurse in Cromwell Area. Box of supplies: measuring glass, ointments and oil used by the District Nurse.
a. Bates & Co.'s Compound Breast Salve;
b. bottle with black screw top lid, of Eucalyptus Oil issued by the Cromwell Pharmacy.
c. Empty container for 500 'Soneryl' Tablets each containing 97 mgm Butobarbitone
d. bottle with cork stopper and plaster label "METHYLATED SPIRITS" written in red around the outside
e. small measuring glass beaker with pourer
f. cardboard box containing a 50g tube of Uvistat ultraviolet light absorbing cream
g. chemico household cleaner tin with plaster label CAMPHOR handwritten in red containing nine pieces of camphor
h. square aluminium tin sealed with green tape, contents unknown, possibly bandages.



Date Made



1900's - 1950

Place Made


Medium and Materials

Processed material, glass
Processed material, aluminium
Processed material, tin
Synthetic, plastic
Bark, cork

Inscription and Marks

See parts descriptions


a: L 90mm x H 20mm x W 20mm
b: W 55mm x H 130mm
c: Dia 65mm x H 77mm
d: Dia 54mm x H 150mm
e: Dia top 50mm x Dia base 37mm x H 60mm
f: L 55mm x W 35mm
g: Dia 90mm x H 60mm
h: H 26mm x W 102mm x L 102mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Health & medical equipment

Subject and Association Keywords


Named Collection

Cromwell District Nurse's Kit

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type


Object number


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