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Washboard - Wood & Glass, Mayday Hills Hospital, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 923144
- Washboard made from wood and glass, circa 1920. Used in the laundry the psychiatric hospital, Mayday Hills Hospital located in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.
- Pine washboard with corrugated glass scrubbing surface. Well-worn. Top piece of wood has been split but the washboard continued to be used after this. One wooden 'leg' very worn.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||56.00 cm (Height), 5.00 cm (Width), 31.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, laundry equipment, 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|
|Place Used:||Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920|