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- A Place & Date Used Sunbury, Australia
Pruning Secateurs - Sunbury Mental Hospital, Metal, circa 1879 Reg. No: SH 850106
- Pruning secateurs, circa 1879, used at a Victorian psychiatric hospital, Sunbury Mental Hospital. They were allegedly made by one of the patients at Sunbury Mental Hospital. They were possibly used 1879-1940.
- Secateurs made of iron with short curved blades.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||32.50 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||gardening, mental health, mental health institutions, metalworking, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals|
|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 - Occupational Therapy|
|Place & Date Made:||Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Victoria, Australia, 1879|
|Place & Date Used:||Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|
|References:||Card with display. Oral history.|