You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

First aid kit used on US Army air service world flight in 19

‘Tabloid’ brand first aid kits made by Burroughs, Wellcome & Co were given to explorers and influential people packed with the company’s products of the day in a shrewd attempt to promote the product. This case was given to one of the four two-man crews on the first circumnavigation of the globe by air by the US Army Air Service World Flight in 1924. The case was presented back to Burroughs, Wellc…