Test-tube rack, circa 1945. Used in the laboratory of Mayday Hills a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria.

Physical Description

Dark varnished wooden test tube holder consisting of a base on 'clawed' feet with an upright piece at each end supporting a length of wood with four large and two small holes to hold test tubes. Tubes sit on a curved, lighter piece of unfinished wood which has been tied to base. A small slot each side secures tubes. Contains one large test tube containing a glass measuring gauge with a red substance in the bulbous end and measurements at narrow end; and two small test tubes, one containing a glass dropper with blue rubber end.

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