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Comb - Hair, Plastic, Cream, Circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 923053

Summary:
Comb - Hair, Plastic, Cream, Circa 1950. Found under floorboards of one of the oldest buildings (1880s) at Caloola Training Centre, a mental health hospital in Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
Description:
One end of cream polymer hair comb. Includes widely-spaced teeth. Comb breaks off at point where teeth become less widely-spaced. Found under floorboards of one of the oldest buildings (1880s) at Caloola Training Centre.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Caloola Training Centre
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.40 cm (Width), 12.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, hair combs, toiletries
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: grooming & hygiene
Inscriptions: Stamped: MADE IN ENGLAND.
Place Made: England, Great Britain, Circa 1950
Place Used: Caloola Training Centre, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1950

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