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- A Place & Date Used Bundoora, Australia
Needle Holder - Scissor-Style, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 850064
- Used for holding needles for suturing. Used in the surgery at Mont Park Mental Hospital, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia circa 1930.
- Needle holder is curved scissor-shape with screw joint and rounded end. Opening between blades/jaws has a concave centre.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum)
|Dimensions:||5 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, needles, psychiatric hospitals, surgical apparatus 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 - Surgery|
|Place & Date Used:||Mont Park Mental Hospital (Asylum), Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|