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Spanner - Box Type, Brass circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850187

A box spanner used at a Victorian psychiatric hospital, circa 1950
Box spanner has a short, hardwood, round handle with a broad brass ring at base of handle. Has a metal rod with round fretted guard, with a tube which has hectagonal sides in end of tube.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.00 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: carpentry, 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: building maintenance
Inscriptions: 7705 - on brass ring.
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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