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Title

Spirit of Sal Volatile

Description

Glass bottle with glass stopper, containing a small amount of aromatic spirit of sal volatile (i.e. smelling salts). Part of 19th century mahogany apothecary's box.
Aromatic spirit of sal volatile,
of extra strength and purity.
DOSE - a tea-spoonful, in water or Camphor Julep.
Prepared by Deighton & Smith,
Pharmaceutical Chemists,
High Street, Bridgnorth

Date

c 1870s

Identifier

2003/17.7

Coverage

Bridgnorth, England

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

glass

Spirit of Sal Volatile

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

glass

Files

2003.17.7_sal_volatile_1.jpg
2003.17.7_sal_volatile_2.jpg
2003.17.7_sal_volatile_3.jpg

Collection

Citation

Deighton & Smith; late 19th century; chemists, “Spirit of Sal Volatile,” Heritage, accessed December 16, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/780.