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Pass Key - Handmade by Patient, Metal, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850186

Summary:
A handfashioned pass key made by a patient at a Victorian psychiatric hospital, circa 1848 - 1950
Description:
Handmade pass key. Has a flat rectangular body and a very thin bridge leading to the bit.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 3.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: building security, locks keys, occupational therapy, 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 fittings
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: Card

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