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Plant Sample - Opium Poppy capsules, Papaver somniferum, Victoria, circa 1890 Object Reg. No: ST 011931

Summary:
Sample of Opium Poppy capsules from Victoria, circa 1890.
Description:
Glass jar with opium poppy capsuals
Acquisition Information:
Donation from W. Slater, 1891
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: opium, drugs, vegetable oils fats waxes, poppy family papaveraceae
Themes this item is part of: Customs House, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Oils, Fats & Waxes
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Place Collected: Victoria, Australia, circa 1890

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