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mortar and pestle

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Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very stained on inside and outside
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Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound
marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very
stained on inside and outside
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Diameter19.5
b - pestle - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Diameter5.7
Provenance
Used at KGH Pharmacy
Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Material
marble (?): cream
wood: tan
Inscriptions
On pestle: "6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Condition Remarks
(a): stained, shows wear; (b): tape holding together; (2): bowl is stained; chip on outside rim; pestle is held together with old tape.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
Images
Less detail