Medical diary by Bayer

Made by Bayer Products Ltd in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1943.

The Bayer company was founded by Friedrich Bayer and Johann Weskott in 1863. The initial business of the company was the production and sale of synthetic dye stuffs. Between 1881 and 1913 Bayer developed into a chemical company with international operations, this period also saw the establishment of a scientific laboratory and the launch of Aspirin in 1899. The company suffered setbacks through loss of export markets during both the First and Second World Wars, but through mergers and cooperatio...


Diary, 'Medical diary and therapeutic index 1944', paper / leather, made by Bayer Pharma Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1943

Small pocket diary with a soft cover made from black leather. The front half of the diary contains information on medications, blood groupings, treatment of various ailments and an obstetric table. The back half is a slip-in soft cover booklet 'Doctor's Yearbook 1944 July to December'. This has been inscribed in black ink with lists of patients seen each day by an unknown doctor.


150 mm
92 mm
12 mm


According to information printed in the booklet itself, it was produced by Bayer Pharma Pty Ltd in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 1943.
Bayer Products Ltd 1943


Source unknown
2 February, 2005

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Medical diary by Bayer 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 November 2017, <>
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