Brown apothecary jar used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1910.

Physical Description

Apothecary jar is of dark brown glass. It has a semi-circular base with sides divided into panels. It has flat sides and a short neck. Four rows of "x" underneath each other embossed on two sides. It contained a poisonous substance. Jar is empty.


Example of pharmaceutical equipment used in Victorian mental health hospitals.

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