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Apothecary Jar - Clear, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850569

Summary:
Clear apothecary jar used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Description:
Small, clear glass apothecary's jar with round base, straight sides, curved shoulder, short, broad, slightly outward sloping toward top neck with protruding rim and broad, flat-topped glass stopper. Very thick glass. Has small glassy crystal in bottom.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Height), 6.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: glassware, pharmacy equipment, 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 1900

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