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Platter - Wood, Circa 1870 Reg. No: SH 850021
- Platter - Wood, Circa 1870. Alternative Name(s): trencher. Used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Donated by Boyd, K.
- Long oblong wooden serving dish, carved out of one piece of timber and well- worn. There are two round handpieces at either end of the dish for carrying it. The base of the serving dish is slightly curved.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr K. Boyd - Mental Health Research Institute
|Dimensions:||75.00 cm (Height), 23.00 cm (Width), 75.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, food preparation, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||food & drink consumption|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1870|
|Donated:||Mr K. Boyd - Mental Health Research Institute, Circa 1990|
|References:||Card with exhibit in Museum|