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- A Place & Date Used Parkville, Australia
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Apothecary Jar - Draught, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 850612
- Apothecary jar that conatined a draught made at the pharmacy of the Receiving House at Royal Park Mental Hospital, circa 1907 - 1950. The domestic white mixture draught was apparently made-up in the pharmacy, as a treatment for constipation.
- Very light green glass apothecary's jar with round base, straight sides, hemispherical shoulder and shortish, slim neck, slightly thicker on top, closed with a cork. Has Royal Park Receiving House label on side - Horst. Domest. Alb.(domestic white mixture draught). Jar is empty.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||27.00 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||medicines, mental health, mental health institutions, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals, public parks, 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|
|Inscriptions:||AL275/M embossed on base. Printed label on side of jar: THE DRAUGHT/Haust.e Domest.Alb./To be taken as directed/ RECEIVING HOUSE ROYAL PARK.|
|Place & Date Used:||Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital (Mental Asylum), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|
|References:||Royal Park Mental Hospital records.|