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

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.
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)

More information

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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