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Object ID 003842

Object Name Antiseptic Gauze container

Object Desc Green square container with a white and green square on the lid with information regarding the product.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003850a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 18

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords gauze,medical,Norwich Pharmacal Co.,first aid,

Title Antiseptic Gauze container

Description A medium colored green container with lid. Measures 5 yards. Plain, sterilized gauze. The gauze is not included. Is prepared by the Norwich Pharmacal Company.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 4.75

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Norwich Pharmacal Company

Maker Details Located in Norwich, New York. Formed in 1887. In 1893, they introduced Unguentine, an antiseptic surgical gauze, to the medical market.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3850a-b



Date NOV 5,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The lid has brown spots on it. In addition, the edges and corners of the lid are worn. The same thing is happening on the bottom part of the lid.


Date NOV 5,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 20 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 27,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 18 from Room 9, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin