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Bottle - Blue green glass, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850629

Summary:
Glass bottle used for the storage of water circa 1860. Used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.
Description:
Elongated egg-shaped, blue-green glass bottle for soft drink, with long, thin neck at one end. No base so cannot stand. Has thick, rounded rim, no stopper. Glass is very thick with air-bubbles.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Length)

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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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: food & drink storage
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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