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Title

Stoppered Glass Bottle of Gentian Violet

Description

Stoppered glass bottle, 20th century.

Gentian Violet is a chemical stain most commonly used in histology. In medicine, this chemical can be used as an antiseptic for fungal conditions, such as Athlete's Foot. It can also be put on open wounds to prevent any infection.

Creator

Unknown

Date

c. 1900s

Identifier

2003/2.28

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm

Materials

Glass

Stoppered Glass Bottle of Gentian Violet

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm

Materials

Glass

Files

2003.2.28_glass container with violet 2.jpg
2003.2.28_glass container with violet 3.jpg

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Stoppered Glass Bottle of Gentian Violet,” Heritage, accessed December 13, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/119.