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Bottle - Zinc Permanganate, Planet Brand, circa 1848 Object Reg. No: SH 850508

Summary:
Used in a mental hospital pharmacy, Victoria, Australia. Zinc permanganate was used in the treatment of urethritis. Administered by injection or douche. Made: MAY AND BAKER LTD. Planet brand, circa 1848
Description:
Drug is contained in a small, round, dark brown glass bottle and sealed and wrapped in paper.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bottles, hospitals, psychiatric services, renal condition
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: WM embossed on base.PLANET/BRAND/MAY AND BAKER LTD/Battersea, London/ oz1 34702/ZINC PERMANGANATE/POISON printed on label.
Manufacturer: May & Baker Ltd, Battersea, England, Great Britain, 1848 or later
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1848 or later

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