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Glass bottle

Polar Equipment and Relics

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Object ID AAA2224.12
Description Glass bottle labelled ‘Jalap R. Pulv.’ Pulvered Jalap root; Jalap is the dried root of a Mexican morning glory of the genus Ipomoea (I. simulans); a powerful purgative.
Date made

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Pulvered Jalap root (Mexican morning glory); glass; metal
Measurements overall: 106 mm x 30 mm
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