Medicine; Surgical instruments; Medical equipment & supplies; Boxes; Civil War
This latched wooden box with a key lock has two velvet-lined compartments. With two cloth handles, the top compartment can be removed. A variety of surgical tools and implements are stored inside this medical kit that belonged to Civil War...
This rectangular shaped metal lock is accompanied by a key and a mounting hinge that has been painted white.
The faceplate of the lock has holes for mounting. The lock is believed to be from the old jail in Douglass, Texas.