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- A Place & Date Used Sunbury, Australia
Gambrel - Caloola Training Centre Farm, Sunbury, Metal, circa 1940 Reg. No: SH 923079
- A frame used by butchers for hanging carcasses by the legs. Psychiatric institutions often worked their own farms and were, to varying degrees, self- sufficient in the production of meat and fresh produce. This gambrel was used at Caloola Training Centre, Sunbury about 1940.
- Rusted metal gambrel made from one piece of iron. Both ends curl upwards to end in a point. The rest of the gambrel is like the top section of a coat- hanger, with the centre rising in a semi-circular shape. Gambrel is symetrical on both sides of the centre.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Caloola Training Centre
|Dimensions:||47.50 cm (Height), 20.00 cm (Width), 58.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Farms & gardens in Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Animal Husbandry|
|Tertiary Classification:||tools & equipment|
|Place & Date Used:||Caloola Training Centre, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|