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Teaspoon - Silver Plated, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 923052

Summary:
Teaspoon - Silver Plated, Circa 1920. Made: Astor Plate. Used at mental health hospital, Sunbury Hospital for the Insane, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia.
Description:
Plated teaspoon 'Astor Plate E.P.N.S.A.', well-worn. Stamped on handle 'H.I.S.' (Hospital for the Insane, Sunbury). Plating wearing off.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Caloola Training Centre
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 2.80 cm (Width), 13.30 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, cutlery, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dining in Victorian Mental Health Institutions
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: food & drink consumption
Inscriptions: Front of handle: H.I.S. Back of handle: E.P.N.S.A.
Manufacturer: Astor Plate, Circa 1920
Place Used: Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920

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