Antique Leather Doctor's Examination House Call Bag c.1930-1940
An original leather doctor's examination bag used to make house calls. Large interior, two side pockets, brass and bronze locks and a leather handle. Very sturdy condition with scuffs on the leather.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930-1940.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Brass, Bronze Plate.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 12 in. W 18 in. D 9 in.
In the early 1930s, house calls by doctors were 40% of doctor-patient meetings. By 1980, it was only 0.6%.