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- A Place & Date Used Sunbury, Australia
Ceramic Shard - Blue Floral Pattern, circa 1880 Reg. No: SH 923203
- A ceramic shard found under floorboards of one of the oldest buildings (1880s) at Caloola Training Centre, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia. It was a psychiatric hospital. Crockery of this type would have been used by staff rather than the patients.
- Ceramic shard with blue and pale blue Chinese flower glaze. Bottom has very pale blue glze and raised rim on which the plate would have stood. Cross section of white ceramic. Part of a plate or dish.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Caloola Training Centre
|Dimensions:||1.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 4.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||archaeology, crockery, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services, pottery|
|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 - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||food & drink consumption|
|Place & Date Used:||Caloola Training Centre, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880|