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Pharmacist's Mortar - Brass, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 850228

Summary:
Brass mortar circa 1860 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
Small brass pharmacist's mortar is on a round brass base. The sides curve slightly outwards. The rim has been dented. The mortar has been neatly mended by the addition of a round brass patch, mending a hole in the side of the mortar.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.50 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: 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: equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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