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Lock - Ararat Lunatic Asylum, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850011

Summary:
Lock used in J Ward at Ararat Lunatic Asylum, circa 1900, Ararat, Victoria, Australia.
Description:
Very heavy square shaped lock with two square bolts coming from each side and fitted with double lock with key broken in keyhole.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ararat Gaol "J" Ward, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.00 cm (Height), 15.00 cm (Width), 71.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, prisons, gaols jails, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: building fittings
Place & Date Used: Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Ararat, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900
References: Card with exhibit.

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