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Apothecary Bottle - Black, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850605

Black apothecary bottle used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Glass bottle, painted black with blobs of white chemical spilled down the side. Has concave, circular base, straight sides, hemispherical shoulder, longish, slightly tapering neck with thick rim surmounting ridge round neck. In bottom of bottle are iridescent flakes. Stopper missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.00 cm (Height), 6.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bottles, glassware, 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
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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