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Watering Can - Copper, circa 1890 Object Reg. No: SH 850475

Copper watering can used in the gardens of a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1890.
Watering can is a cylinder shape with slightly rounded top. Long spout, half circle handle on top, attachable spray piece part missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Height), 25.00 cm (Width), 65.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: gardening equipment, psychiatric hospitals, copper, watering can, 1890s, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Confinement & seclusion in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: gardening
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1890

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