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Wooden Box - Carved, circa 1940 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
|Dimensions:||10.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 6.00 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||NELSON carved on lid|
|Place & Date Made:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|