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Mortar - Ceramic, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850494

Summary:
Ceramic mortar, circa 1920, used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Possibly Wedgewood
Description:
Very large mortar of white clay (china). Very thick-sided, hemispherical bowl on flat, round edged base 1.5cm thick. Lip is hollowed into wall of bowl from inside, only minutely bowing out on outside.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.00 cm (Height), 22.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric 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
Inscriptions: 7/WARRANTED/ACID PROOF imprinted on base
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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