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

Lock used in J Ward at Ararat Lunatic Asylum, circa 1900, Ararat, Victoria, Australia.
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)

More information

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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