Band-Aid Bandage Patent Art, Dickson, 1926
INVENTOR: Earle Dickson
Earle Dickson was employed as a cotton buyer for Johnson & Johnson when he invented the band-aid in 1921. His wife Josephine Dickson was always cutting her fingers in the kitchen while preparing food.
At that time a bandage consisted of separate gauze and adhesive tape that you would cut to size and apply yourself. Earle Dickson noticed that gauze and adhesive tape she used would soon fall off her active fingers. He decided to invent something that would stay in place and protect small wounds better. His boss, James Johnson, saw Earle Dickson's invention and decided to manufacture band-aids for the public. Sales of Band-Aids were slow until Johnson & Johnson decided to give Boy Scout troops free Band-Aids as a publicity stunt.
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Double-matted: charcoal (top) and black (bottom)
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