Clear apothecary jar containing Phenoxetol ( phenoxyethanol) used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1950. Made: Nipa Laboratories Ltd. Used for topical treatment of wound infections.

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Small, clear glass apothecary's jar with round, slightly concave base, straight sides, short neck with protruding rim and glass stopper. Has manufacturer's label for phenoxetol on side. Very small smount of liquid in bottom of jar.


Example of pharmaceuticals used in Victorian mental health hospitals

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