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

Summary:
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.
Description:
Empty clear glass medicine bottle with oblong base, straight sides, rounded shoulders sloping to narrow top with bakelite 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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