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Bottle - Kery's Emulsion, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850579

Summary:
Bottle of Kery's Emulsion used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Description:
Bottle is cylindrical in shape and has a wide, short neck tapering slightly outwards at the top. Brown glazed ceramic bottle with narrowing top - would have been stoppered with a cork. The name of the medicine, 'Kery's Emulsion', is stamped in the ceramic at the base of the bottle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.50 cm (Height), 5.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bottles, 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
Inscriptions: W KERYS/EMULSION encircled below base
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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