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Nails - Iron, Circa 1860 Object Reg. No: SH 923089

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History

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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

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