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Ceramic Shard - White with Decorative Relief, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: SH 923059

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.40 cm (Height), 1.20 cm (Width), 6.90 cm (Length)

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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

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