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Pill Machine - circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850238

Pill machine used in pharmacy of mental health hospital, circa 1900, in Victoria Australia
Pill rolling board is mounted on a piece of wood one end, so that it slopes. The board is oblong, has a screw-on brass slider each side of board. The board has a corrugated bar for pill rolling. The wooden flat roller has handle each side and corrugated brass bar attached underneath the roller. Has a back and forth movement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33.00 cm (Height), 20.00 cm (Length)

More information

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 1900

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