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- A Place & Date Made Beechworth, Australia
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Artwork - Fabric, Ink, circa 1970 Reg. No: SH 923189
- Artwork of ink on fabric created by a patient at Mayday Hills Hospital, a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970
- A piece of standard-issue canvas with thin blue stripe; hems on four sides have been unpicked. The cloth has been covered with red writing within squares drawn with blue ink. The writing may be in a middle-European language; each letter has been blocked and there are no spaces between the words. The words 'Carmenia Octamum' are written in green ink as part of the heading for the work.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||91.00 cm (Height), 78.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||art, mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, 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 - Occupational Therapy|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed one side, ink "F.2" (Female Ward 2).|
|Place & Date Made:||Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970|