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

Medicine bottle used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1860
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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