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Screen - Wooden, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850540

Summary:
Wooden screen with four panels used as a room-divider in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Description:
Large polished, wooden screen consists of four doors (53cm wide), hinged side by side. Upper and lower panels on each door are lined with brown (dark blue before fading) suede-like material and framed with wood beading. Joints between doors as well as at bottom of each door are also covered with material.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 360.00 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 185.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: 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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: furniture
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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