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Copyright Renwick Museum and Watson Memorial Library
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Collection RML (unaccessioned) General
Description Stone jar. Grey in colour with a wide neck , no lid and a metal handle with a black wooden handle. Used to contain Arsenate of Lead. The word 'poison' is written in raised letters near the top and underneath is the trademark stamped in a circle; 'Manufactured only by the Merrimac Chemical Co., Boston, USA. 5 lbs Swift's Arsenate of Lead.'
Donated by M.T. Ballinger.
Object ID RML0.800.0673
Object Name Jar
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014