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Medicine Bottle - Koopmann's Lotion, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850614

Bottle of Koopmann's Lotion obtainable from Cole, G.W., McEwan House, 343 Little Collins St., Melbourne & 206 York St., South Melbourne, circa 1860. used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Used for general aches and pains.
Empty clear glass medicine bottle with oblong base, straight sides, rounded shoulders sloping to narrow top with plastic screw-top. Picture of older woman on label.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.50 cm (Height), 5.00 cm (Width), 7.50 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
Inscriptions: G/M 2330/70/F1837/M - embossed on base. Label reads: "Wonder of the Age/ Koopmann's Lotion /for the cure of/ Neuralgia/ Sciatica/ Rheumatism /Chronic Pains in any part of the body/ Sore Throats, Headache/ Sunstroke/ and all diseases of the Skin/ Bruises, Sprains/ Inflamation/ Earache &c &c/ A Perfect Cure in cases of /Blood Poisoning/ Registered/ Splendid after Shaving."
Distributor: G.W. Cole, circa 1860
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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