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Bottle - Blue green glass, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850628

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 (broken off 4cm along). No base so cannot stand. Surface is frosted from wear and has patches of a white substance stuck to it.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 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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