'Perfection' Glove Powder

Date
Circa 1860-1910
Description
Cylindrical brass tin with separate press seal lid of "Perfection Glove Powder". Tin has white painted label with green print. Tin still holds some powder. Glove powder was used to assist surgeons slipping on their rubber surgical gloves.
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Object detail

Medium
powder, brass, paint
Measurements
10.1 x 7.9 cm
Accession Number
MHM04174
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Inscriptions
name/inscriptions ▫ as printed label: 'Perfection/Glove Powder' and '(logo: three-dimensional pyramidal body with letters A., W., and S.)/Trade/Mark'
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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