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- A Place & Date Used Melbourne, Australia
Knapsack Spray - Canvas, circa 1940 Reg. No: SH 850041
- Canvas knapsack spray used in the garden at Larundel Mental Hospital, Victoria, Australia, to spray insecticide or fertiliser, circa 1940
- Knapsack spray has a tank with small outlet on the side. The tank's lid has a strip of iron across the top that sits under the rim and is fastened with a centre screw. The pump handle is connected to the tank and comes out to the side. There is an outlet from the tank which connects to the canvas bellows. Other side of tank has attached canvas shoulder straps.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Larundel Mental Hospital
|Tagged with:||gardening equipment, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Farms & gardens in Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Inscriptions:||trademark on lid, but illegible.|
|Place & Date Used:||Larundel Mental Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s|
|References:||card with exhibit.|