Milne's Silkworm Gut or Milne's Listerian Dressings

1. The Galen Manufacturing Co Ltd (estab. 1897, closed 1932)
2. Denyer Brothers (estab. 1889)
Circa 1930-1959
Clear cylindrical glass tube with curved lip, sealed by flat-topped rubber stopper, containing, "Milne's Silkworm Gut" by The Galen Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Tube has two yellow labels with red and black writing. Empty spool which once held silkworm gut is floating in alcohol solution.
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Object detail

silkworm gut, alcohol, glass, rubber, wood, paper and ink
19.5 x 2.5 cm
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Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
maker's mark ▫ upper printed label: 'The Galen Manufacturing Co. Ltd./Wilson St. New Cross Rd., London S.E./Milne's/Trade (logo incorporating cross and SDAM) Mark/Silkworm Gut/Specially selected'
retailer or distributor/labels ▫ lower printed label: 'Milne's/Listerian Dressings/Denyer Brothers/Melbourne/Sole Agents/and/Sydney'
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category


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