Pocket medicines kit

Date
Circa 1860
Description
Mid-19th century pocket medicine kit in leather case. Consists of metal container for powders, and glass bottles for powders, pills and liquid, plus powder papers.

History of Object

Presented to College of Pharmacy by Mr A.B. Rundle, Wangaratta, (1953 04 15).
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Object detail

Date
Medium
leather, glass, metal, paper, ink, cork, tape and contents
Measurements
case, 11.7 x 15.7 x 4 cm
Accession Number
MHM01619
Credit line
Previously The University of Melbourne Collection, gift of the College of Pharmacy, 1986, presented by Mr A B Rundle, Wangaratta, 1953
Inscriptions
name/inscriptions ▫ printed bottle labels: 'Hyd Chlor', 'Palo Rheii' (unclear), 'Hydrar:Chlor. g ii.(unclear)/in oil:', 'H. Croton' (unclear) and 'T(unclear)'

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