Apothecary jar of brandy. Used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia, circa 1900. Used as a sedative.

Physical Description

Large, green glass apothecary's jar with round, concave base, straight sides, hemispherical shoulder, slim, shortish, slightly tapering neck with cork. Printed paper label "brandy" stuck on side with adhesive tape (coming off).


Example of medicinals used in pharmacy of psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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