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Nails - Iron, Circa 1860 Reg. No: SH 923089
- Nails - Iron, Circa 1860. Possibly hand-forged. Used in the building of the ceiling of Mayday Hills Hospital (also refered to as Beechworth Lunatic Asylum), a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.
- Eleven hand forged nails used in the original ceiling of Beechworth Mental Hospital. Nails have a square head and four sides to shaft of nail. Nail is wider at head and tapers down at end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
|Tagged with:||mental health, psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, building construction, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||building fittings|
|Place Used:||Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1860|