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Adhesive plaster, Lockheed Sirius "Tingmissartoq", Lindbergh

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This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Mall building.


This "Zonas Adhesive Plaster" was in the first aid kit Charles Lindbergh and his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, took on their 1931 survey flight to the Orient. Since they were traveling over vast expanses of uninhabited territory where medical attention would be hard to find, even a small injury could have been fatal. Always meticulous planners, Charles and Anne considered this and took a first aid kit to treat small wounds.

Transferred from the USAF Museum

Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson Inc.

Date: 1931-1933

Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 1/16in. (3.18 x 2.7cm)
Weight: <0.2 lb

Materials: metal, cotton

Physical Description:A circular metal tube with cotton bandage wrapped around the middle. A metal sleeve slides over the cotton to keep it clean.

Inventory number: A20030081008

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