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Spatula - Pharmacy, Maleham & Yeomans, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850190

Summary:
A spatula used for mixing pastes in a pharmacy at a Victorian psychiatric hospital 1848 - 1950. Spatula possibly made in 1845.
Description:
The hand and blade are in one piece covered with wood and rivetted on.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 31.70 cm (Height), 3.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals
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: equipment
Inscriptions: V R/MALEHAM & YEOMANS/SHEFFIELD ENGLAND engraved on blade
Place & Date Made: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain, 1848-1850
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1848-1950

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