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- A Place & Date Used Sunbury, Australia
Horseshoe - Sunbury Mental Asylum, Iron, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 923062
- A horseshoe from Sunbury Mental Asylum, Victoria, Australia, circa 1848-1950. Horses were kept at the asylum and at times attended to by patients of this Victorian psychiatric hospital.
- Asymmetrical, rusted brown horseshoe containing eight rectangular holes for nails, four on each side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Caloola Training Centre
|Dimensions:||19.40 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 21.40 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, 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, Sustainable Futures Collection, Confinement & seclusion in Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||farm management|
|Place & Date Used:||Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|