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Bottle, chloroform

From the Collection of Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History ANZCA House 630 St Kilda Road Melbourne Victoria

Description
Empty brown bottle of chloroform, with brown glass stopper.
Object Registration
4377
Keywords
chloroform, anaesthesia, w.j bush & co., london
Historical information
Chloroform was a popular anaesthetic agent in the early period of medical anaesthesia.
Inscriptions & Markings
Printed on manufacturer's label: CHLOROFORM / B.P. / ANAESTHETIC / POISON / CHLOROFORM SHOULD BE KEPT IN A COOL / AND DARK PLACE. / W. J. BUSH & CO., LIMITED / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS / ASH GROVE, HACKNEY, LONDON / MADE IN ENGLAND
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM