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Candlestick Holder - Enamel, Floral Pattern, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850341

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): candle holder
Candlestick holder used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1900
Description:
Candlestick is a hollowed round, white, saucer-shape with brown ring around the edge and holder. In the centre there is a flower decoration on both sides of the candle-holder, with a ring finger-grip on the side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.00 cm (Height), 16.00 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: illumination
Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: card with exhibit.

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