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Cork Press, 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850575

Cork press used in a dispensary of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, 1900
Cast-iron, oblong-shape, cork press with revolving cross-handle attached to screw.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 30.00 cm (Height), 31.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: cork pressers, 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 - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Date Made: 1900
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: card at museum.

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