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Time Clock - Gents, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 923099

Summary:
A time clock is a mechanical device used to track the amount of time an employee has worked. Manufactured by Gents' of Leicester. It was used by staff at Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920.
Description:
Large time recording clock in wood and glass cabinet. Clock has square white face, black Arabic numerals, minute marks and hands. Clock is key-wound; timing part of clock operated by electricity; pendulum under clock face. Large cylinder for time-recording paper. Blue fabric ribbon runs down length at back of cylinder over metal pins which would push forward blue ribbon to record time on paper.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 94.00 cm (Height), 22.00 cm (Width), 39.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: employment, mental health, mental health institutions, 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 - Administration
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: Printed clock face: GENTS'/OF LEICESTER/MADE IN ENGLAND.
Manufacturer: Gents' of Leicester, Leicester, England, Great Britain, circa 1920
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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