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Metal spatula, London, England, 1801-1900

Large spatulas like this example would have been used in the preparation of medical treatments and drugs. It would also have been used to spread mixtures used as plasters or for stirring ingredients while making treatments. The spatula measures 340 mm in length and has a large ornate wooden handle.

Object number:

A133068

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Glossary: spatula

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Glossary: pharmacy

The preparation and medicinal dispensing of drugs.

Glossary: plaster

A term that refers to a variety of protective coverings or dressings.