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Apothecary Jars - China, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850562
- Apothecary jars containing medications from the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900. Contain resin ointment for ulcers and sores. Zinc Oxide ointment for soothing the skin.
- Apothecary jars are made from china in a cylindrical shape with a round base. They have a maroon body and gold and white painted label printed with blue/black lettering. Gold rim and white base.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
|Dimensions:||19.50 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Pharmacy|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on jars: .1 UNG:RESINAE; .2 UNG:ZINCI:OXYD; .3 E; .4 EXT:1?; .5 EX? .6 UNG? .7 COM? ROSE.|
|Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|