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Invalid Cup - Pewter, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850588

Summary:
Pewter invalid cup used by patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Description:
Pewter feeding cup with round base, tapering very slightly to the top. Has straight, tapered spout on front and has a cup handle on the side. Top is open, except for half-moon shaped fixed cover over 1/3 of top nearest spout (to prevent spillage).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.00 cm (Height), 6.60 cm (Width), 11.70 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: crockery, diet nutrition, 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: food & drink consumption
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: card with exhibit

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