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Knife - Butcher's, Handcrafted, circa 1910 Reg. No: SH 850002
- Butcher's knife handcrafted, circa 1910. It was made by a patient at a mental health hospital, Ararat Mental Hospital in Victoria, Australia. This knife is an example of occupational therapy and kitchen equipment used at a psychiatric hospital in Victoria, Australia.
- Knife which has a handcut long blade and mitred wooden handle with copper studs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ararat Gaol "J" Ward, 1985
|Dimensions:||48.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 4.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, kitchen utensils|
|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:||food & drink consumption|
|Place & Date Made:||Aradale Mental Hospital (Ararat Asylum), Ararat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|
|Place & Date Used:||Aradale Mental Hospital (Ararat Asylum), Ararat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|
|References:||Card - Oral History|