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Apothecary Jar - Juniper Spirit, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850573

Apothecary jar that used to contain juniper spirit also known as gin, circa 1848 - 1950. It was used in the pharmacy of a Victorian psychiatric hospital, circa 1848 - 1940.
Apothecary's jar is a deep blue colour with a clear glass stopper. Jar is round with a short neck. Very small amount of residue inside the bottle; non-hazardous.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 6.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: alcohol, medicines, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals, 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: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: 16 embossed on base SPT. JUNIP
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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