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Doctor's Head Mirror - Bakelite, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: SH 850566

Doctor's head mirror, circa 1910 used at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Surgical mirror on head band is round, slightly concave mirror (cracked) with small hole in centre (through which doctor looks into ears, etc.). Ball fitting is attached to back and this connects via clamp, screw and second ball fitting to black bakelite expandable headband with metal fittings. Mirror is metal backed and painted black around central hole.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.50 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 16.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, 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 - Clinical
Tertiary Classification: surgical equipment
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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