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Bottle - Zinc Iodide, Thomas Morson & Son Ltd, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850617

Bottle of zinc iodide by Thomas Morson & Son Ltd, used in a mental hospital pharmacy, Victoria Australia circa 1860. Zinc iodide was used as an antiseptic.
Drug is contained in a small, deep-blue, round bottle with a clear glass stopper and paper label.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 79 mm (Height), 30 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: bottles, 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: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: TRADE MARK / THOMAS MORSON & SON LTD. / Elm Street, Gray's Inn Road, / LONDON, ENGLAND / ZINC IODIDE./ Ref. No.
Manufacturer: Thomas Morson & Son Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1860
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860
References: information on label

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