996.3.5: Minim Measure, Cased, 1860-1896

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996.3.5: Minim Measure, Cased.
Image No. 1822 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Cylindrical graduated glass minim phial in cross-hatched leather covered cardboard case with cap lid. Suppliers details 'H GILBERTSON & SONS LONDON' in gold print on base. Measure capacity 0-10 minim. Measurements hand-engraved. Pink-magenta paper lining.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 996.3.5
Collection: Pharmacy-ware
Date: 1860-1896

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 8 cm
  • Diameter: 2.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Calibrated cylindrical measure
  • b) Case base
  • c) Case lid

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • paper

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Gilbertson, H., & Sons
  • History of Use: Probably used as part of a travelling toilet set