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Pharmacist's Mortar - Cast Iron, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850229

Summary:
Cast iron mortar circa 1860 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
Cast-iron mortar with round base and slightly curved sides. Top edge protrudes slightly. A cast iron pestle, heavy and large, which is unregistered but which may be associated with this object, is stored at 101/18C.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.50 cm (Height), 17.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
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: equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860
References: card with exhibit

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