Glass bottle containing unknown white powder

Made:
1750-1830
maker:
Unknown

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Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Medicine chest with a few contents, including various preparations, medicine glass and mortar and pestle, belonged to
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Glass bottle one third full of unidentified white powder. Body of the bottle roughly oblong in shape, and made from transparent and colourless glass. Sealed with metal screw cap. Stored within the top compartment of a medicine chest that belonged to Edward Jenner, c. 1780

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Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A642790/2
Materials:
glass and metal (unknown)
type:
bottle
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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