Leather Monogrammed Doctor's House Call Bag c.1940
An original leather doctor's examination bag used to make house calls. Monogrammed "D G H". Leather handle.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1940-1950.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Chrome.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 17 in. W 7 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%.