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Straitjacket - Cotton, 1992 Reg. No: SH 961554
- Cotton straitjacket made in 1992. This restraining device was made at Mont Park Sewing Room, at Mont park, a mental health hospital in Bundoora, Victoria. This straitjacket is an example of restraints used and made in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.
- Cotton straitjacket there is a belt/restraint which loops around the upper arms across the front and back and around the waist.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from North Eastern Metropolitan Psychiatric Services, 1996
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement From Conservation.|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, institutional care, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Clinical|
|Place & Date Made:||Mont Park Sewing Room, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 1992|