Historical information

The atomiser may have been used for spraying , perhaps, cocaine into the mouth, throat or nasal passage. It could also have been used as a vaginal douche. Transferred from the collection of the Medical Unit (Brownless Medical Museum) University of Melbourne, from the Rowden White Estate. See biography in Reference field.

Physical description

An atomizer spray consisitng of a glass container with a hollow metal tube at front and long bleck rubber tubing attached to a rubber blub , at the rear. Glass container has residue of white liquid in it. WARNIING: dried white powdersubstance may be arsenic. Contained in sealed bag. Handle wearing nitrate gloves and ensure examination is in open area , not enclosed space.