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- A Place & Date Used Beechworth, Australia
Salt Box & Lid - Wooden, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 923184
- Wooden salt box, circa 1900 used at Mayday Hills Hospital a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria Australia. May have been made by a patient as part of occupational therapy program.
- Wooden box with wooden lid used for storage of salt or other foodstuffs. Handwritten in ink on one side "SALT". Box is glued together. Handle on lid (half of a wooden cotton reel) is screwed on.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||26.00 cm (Height), 19.50 cm (Width), 19.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, mental health, mental health institutions, 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 storage|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed side of box, ink: SALT.|
|Place & Date Used:||Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|