Apothecary Bottle - Black, circa 1900, Made: circa 1848 - 1950. used in the pharmacy of a Victorian psychiatric hospital circa 1848 - 1950

Physical Description

Glass apothecary's bottle painted black (to prevent light deterioration of contents?) has circular, concave base, straight sides to shoulder then slopes steeply into neck which has broad rim with ridge just below it. Cork or stopper missing. Bottle has blobs of white chemical congealed on outside. Bottle is empty. Patterned scale on outside of bottle is silicate based.

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