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Apothecary Jar - Kruse's Magnesia, circa 1880 Reg. No: SH 850603
- Blue apothecary bottle which had contained Kruse's magnesia used at a pharmacy in a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880. Bottle made: Felton Grimwade & Co. Used as a health supplement.
- Apothecary's jar of a very light blue glass with oval base and rounded body. Short neck and rim top. Bottle is empty. Would have held milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide).
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||20.00 cm (Height), 7.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||diet nutrition, pharmaceuticals, 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:||KRUSES PRIZE MEDAL MAGNESIA - embossed on side.|
|Manufacturer:||Felton, Grimwade Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1880|