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Medicine Bottle - Green Glass, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850570

Summary:
Medicine bottle used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1860
Description:
Green glass bottle (probably medicine) is octagonal in shape. Long, thin, oblong base with corners cut off. Sides are straight but with front concave for better grip. Shoulders right-angled, thin, medium length neck with protruding rim. Cork is missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.50 cm (Height), 6.50 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
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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