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Apothecary Jar - Juniper Spirit, circa 1900 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
|Dimensions:||23.00 cm (Height), 6.50 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||16 embossed on base SPT. JUNIP|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|