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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Plate - Dinner, Enamel, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850538
- Dinner plate used for patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1900. Enamel plates were commonly used instead of china ones, as they did not break if dropped or thrown.
- Enamel dinner plate, round with ridge and slightly sunken base.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||2.00 cm (Width), 23.50 cm (Diameter)|
|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, Dining in Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||food & drink consumption|
|Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|
|References:||card with exhibit.|