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TITLE
Pharmacy Request for Poison
EXTERNAL ID
Z_HCD_DOC_0009
PLACENAME
Bernisdale
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Snizort
DATE OF IMAGE
1912
PERIOD
1910s
CREATOR
Forbes Brown
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
7378
KEYWORDS
poison
Pharmacy Request for Poison

This request for Corrosive Sublimate was made to Duncan Macpherson's Pharmacy by Forbes Brown, a photographer who bought supplies from Macpherson regularly when working in the area. Also known as Mercuric Chloride, it was used as a fixative in the photographic process, as well as having a number of other uses such as in batteries, and as an insecticide and antiseptic


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Pharmacy Request for Poison

INVERNESS: Snizort

1910s

poison

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

This request for Corrosive Sublimate was made to Duncan Macpherson's Pharmacy by Forbes Brown, a photographer who bought supplies from Macpherson regularly when working in the area. Also known as Mercuric Chloride, it was used as a fixative in the photographic process, as well as having a number of other uses such as in batteries, and as an insecticide and antiseptic <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com ">Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a>