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- A Place & Date Used Ararat, Australia
Padlock - Heart-Shaped with Key, circa 1867 Reg. No: SH 850012
- Padlock and key, used at Ararat Mental Asylum, a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1867.
- Padlock is a heart shape and has an iron hasp. When key is held up it is like a "Y" shape.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Aradale Mental Hospital (Ararat Asylum), Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||9.00 cm (Height), 6.00 cm (Width), 7.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||locks keys, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, security doors|
|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 - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||building fittings|
|Place & Date Used:||Aradale Mental Hospital (Ararat Asylum), Ararat, Victoria, Australia, 1867 or later|
|References:||Card with exhibit. Oral history.|