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Boot - Black Leather, Unfinished, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850587

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.00 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Width), 30.00 cm (Length)

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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
Tertiary Classification: clothing
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
References: Oral history

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