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Boot Polish Jar - Jacko Polish Co, Black, circa 1942 Object Reg. No: SH 923134

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Shoe Polish
Used for the cleaning of patient and staff boots at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth , Victoria. Made: Jacko Polish Company, 1939-1945.
Description:
Wide, brown glass jar with metal screw-top lid and printed label containing a cake of dried black boot polish.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.50 cm (Height), 9.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, 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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: cleaning
Inscriptions: Printed label: A WARTIME PACK/JACKO BOOT POLISH/BLACK/JACKO POLISH COMPANY/34 JEFFCOTT STREET/MELBOURNE, C.1/WATERPROOF/Free from Acid/Nett Contents: 9 OZS.
Manufacturer: Jacko Polish Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1942
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1942

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