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Boot - Black Leather, Unfinished, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 850587
- Black leather ankle-length, lace-up boot without a sole, circa 1930. Dr Herbert Bower suggests it is an unfinished boot. Located at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.
- Black leather over-shoe, shaped like an ankle-length, lace-up boot without a sole. The foot part splays out to protect the shoes worn underneath from rain. This part is lined with cream canvas with one blue stripe. Laces are missing.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||17.00 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Width), 30.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||footwear, 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, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Inscriptions:||9 written in indelible blue pencil on canvas lining|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1950|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|