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Sieve - Drug, Tin, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850237

A tin drug sieve used in the preparation of pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy of a psychiatric hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900.
Drug sieve has a round wide tin base with a detachable smaller round tin with a sieve base which fits into the base. Has a lift-off lid with a metal rod through the centre, with a brush attached. On the top of the lid is a handle which rotates the brush on the sieve.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 39.30 cm (Height), 21.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, pharmaceuticals apparatus instruments, psychiatric services, pharmacy equipment, pharmaceuticals, psychiatric institutions, drugs, 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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