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Bottle - Quinine Hydrochloride, Howards, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850618

Summary:
Bottle of quinine used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1930. Made by Howards. Used for the treatment of various fevers and inflammation including neurosyphillis.
Description:
Drug, Quinine Hydrochloride B.P. is a white powder, which is contained in a round, dark brown bottle with a screw-on plastic cap.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Height), 5.70 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 - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: for Therapeutic use/Quinine Hydrochloride B.P./1 oz Made in England/ Batch No. 39/0138 printed on label. K203/c624/UGB embossed on base.
Manufacturer: Howards & Sons Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1930
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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