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

Wooden screen with four panels used as a room-divider in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
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)

More information

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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