Speaker - Pyrox Victor, circa 1940 Reg. No: SH 850530
- Pyrox Victor speaker, possibly associated with a 16mm movie projector, used in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1940. Made: Rola Co (Aust.) Pty Ltd.
- Speaker is in an oil-cloth, brown, square carrycase. The speaker is made from papier-mache. It is cone-shaped and set in the centre of the front. It has a felt centre and a long electrical cord inside the case.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||47.50 cm (Height), 27.00 cm (Width), 47.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||cinema, music, 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|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Inscriptions:||MODEL 12V 2V05 2D4 16MM MOVIE EQUIPMENT/PYROX/VICTOR brand plate on top of speaker.|
|Manufacturer:||Pyrox Ltd., Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|
|References:||Oral history, Dr E.C.Dax, 4 May 1992|