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Branding Iron - Arrow, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850015

Branding Iron - Arrow, circa 1930. Used for branding stock on the farm at a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia, Ararat Mental Hospital
Branding iron has small flat square plate with raised arrow. A long handle is attached to the plate at right angles. It ends in a kidney-shaped loop.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Aradale Mental Hospital (Ararat Asylum)
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 40.00 cm (Height), 5.70 cm (Width), 5.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, animal husbandry equipment, rural industry, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Administration
Tertiary Classification: labelling
Place & Date Used: Ararat, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1930
References: Card with display

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