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Ladle - Soup, Metal, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850577

Summary:
Soup ladle used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1900
Description:
Soup ladle which has a long handle, hooked at the end. The handle is rivetted to a rather misshapen bowl. The handle and bowl is rough in texture and its surface is uneven.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 470 cm (Height), 112 cm (Width), 65 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, 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: food & drink preparation
Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: Oral history/Card

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