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- A Place & Date Used Bundoora, Australia
Tongue Depressor - Metal, circa 1950 Reg. No: SH 850076
- Made: circa 1912 - 1950. Used: Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, circa 1912 - 1950. Used in the surgery at Mont Park Mental Hospital
- Tongue depressor is a metal strip with rounded ends; one slightly broader and ridged on the inside. The strip has a right-angle bend, slightly nearer the thin end. Its sides are minutely concaved.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum)
|Dimensions:||100 mm (Height), 28 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, surgical instruments, 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 - Clinical|
|Place & Date Used:||Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum), Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 1912-1950|
|References:||card with exhibit.|