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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Eye bath

Accession no.: Y: 59/8/1/4/10
Object name: Eye bath
Title: Eye bath
Description: A pale blue plastic eye bath. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of Box No. 3 (dressings) in sledging box No. 39 (Y: 59/8/1/1) containing medical supplies.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 615.472.1:91(08)
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT eyecups (health care apparatuses)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A pale blue plastic eye bath. The underside is moulded 'No D391 // Portia // Road // MADE IN ENGLAND'.

  • Width: 32mm, height: 35mm, length: 42mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)