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- A Place & Date Used Sunbury, Australia
Ceramic Shard - White with Decorative Relief, circa 1880 Reg. No: SH 923059
- 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.
- White ceramic shard. Flower design in relief near outer edge. Cross section of white ceramic. Top and bottom of plain white glaze.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Caloola Training Centre
|Dimensions:||5.40 cm (Height), 1.20 cm (Width), 6.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||archaeology, crockery, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services|
|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|