Similar items over time
Prescription Book - Kew Lunatic Asylum, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 850025
- Pharmacist's prescription book for drugs dispensed to patients at Kew Lunatic Asylum, a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, from 19 Dec 1908 to 18 July 1951. Gives name of patient, date and contents of prescription. Written in ink.
ON CLOSED ACCESS UNTIL 2026.
- Tall, thin, lined notebook covered in blue oilcloth with brown leather spine. End-papers in maroon, blue and cream in abstract design. Spine worn.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Kew Mental Hospital (Asylum)
|Dimensions:||40.00 cm (Height), 6.00 cm (Width), 17.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||log books, mental health, mental health institutions, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Nursing|
|Inscriptions:||Text: PRESCRIPTION BOOK/KEW LUNATIC ASYLUM.|
|Place & Date Used:||Kew Mental Hospital (Asylum), Kew, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|
|References:||Information in exhibit.|