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Chair - Dining, B Johnston & Co, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850452

Chair - Dining, B Johnston & Co, Circa 1920. Used in the dining room of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.
Dining chair is heavy and has slightly tapered oblong seat. Front legs are round, back legs are square and slightly curved. Chair has a wide, high back rest.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 92.00 cm (Height), 52.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, furniture, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Journeys of a Lifetime, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Dining in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: furniture
Inscriptions: PWD engraved on back of seat. B Johnston & Co/ Gertrude St. Fitzroy/European/ABO???ON stamped under seat; "8" marked on chair.
Manufacturer: B. Johnston & Co., Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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