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Cribbage Board - Horse and Horseshoes, 1936 Object Reg. No: SH 850189

Summary:
Cribbage Board - Horse and Horseshoes, 1936. Alternative Name(s): carving. Made by patient at Ararat Mental Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Description:
Carving set on base of wood at the side, two horse shoes facing in opposite direction. In the centre is a figure of a horse's head and neck. "V" shaped cuts above horse's head. 6 nail holes above head and nail holes around shoes. On the back is a cut out groove hole.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 cm (Height), 3.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric art, occupational therapy, games, recreation activities, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Occupational therapy & art therapy in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Occupational Therapy
Tertiary Classification: products
Inscriptions: HKRICK MAKER Carved below horse's head
Place & Date Made: Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Ararat, Victoria, Australia, 1936
Place & Date Used: Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Ararat, Victoria, Australia, 1936
References: Card with exhibit. Oral history.

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