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Wooden Box - Carved, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850196

Summary:
A wooden box carved by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1940. Most probably made as part of an occupational therapy program.
Description:
Square wooden handcarved box. Carved decorations painted in navy blue, white, ochre and mid-blue. The box has a separate lid with a wooden knob.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 6.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, 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 - Occupational Therapy
Tertiary Classification: products
Inscriptions: NELSON carved on lid
Place & Date Made: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940

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