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Plunger Mechanism - circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 850554
- Plunger mechanism circa 1920 that may have been used in a toilet cistern in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Inner parts may have been made by hand.
- Metal object, consists of an outer cup with metal handle, holding three circular metal fittings inside the cup. Attached to the handle with a chain is a wooden long handle. The outer cup has a small hole in the centre of its base.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
|Dimensions:||11.00 cm (Height), 16.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric services, 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:||building fittings|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1920|